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The triple award-winning magazine “be top”: Shaping the energy revolution

09.12.2021. “Shaping the energy revolution” is the title of the new issue of “be top”, which appeared at the end of November. The Friedhelm Loh Group’s corporate magazine (in German, English and Chinese), with a circulation of 30,000, presents some smart ideas and solutions for the growing energy market over more than 80 pages. Topics include the latest energy storage solutions in the automotive industry, battery energy storage solutions for e-charging stations, switchgear with accidental arc protection, secure power supply technology for data centres, and energy-efficient cooling technology. At the time as the new “be top” appeared, the magazine also received two ICMA awards and one Fox award for issues that appeared in 2020 and 2021.

“When it comes to the energy revolution, there’s no time to lose. Fast solutions are called for. It’s crucial for the future that energy systems are converted rapidly”, says Professor Friedhelm Loh, Owner and CEO of the Friedhelm Loh Group, in the current issue of “be top.” “The key lies in standardisation.” Standardised technology and value creation processes with data-driven and automated solutions are needed to transform energy systems more quickly. From energy generation and transmission to storage and consumption, the Friedhelm Loh Group – with its companies Eplan and Rittal – helps its customers save time and money when designing, engineering, and building systems.

From energy storage to Green Steel

Topics covered in the magazine’s include:

“Energy in a box” (cover story) – How Mercedes-Benz consumes a quarter less energy at its new “Factory 56” showcase plant, thanks to direct current technology and energy storage systems in Rittal containers.

“Data centre blackouts” – How data centres can be protected against power failure by the RiMatrix NG IT infrastructure solution.

“Three simple steps to switchgear" – How plant engineers can plan their switchgear easily and in the shortest possible time with the “Rittal Power Engineering” software application.

“New look, new feeling” – How Eplan Platform 2022 is revolutionising the user’s experience in engineering.

“One nice surprise after another” – Why Viega, the world market leader for installation technology, is using energy-efficient cooling units on a large scale.

“The future looks green” – How Stahlo Stahlservice is helping steel users with first-class expertise in changing over to Green Steel.

“Lifting the lid on convenience” – How LKH impressed a leading spindle drive manufacturer with an all-round solution for plastic components.

“Seamless supply chains” – How German Edge Cloud developed track-and-trace solutions to track vehicle components at Schuler and Porsche.

“Help at the touch of a button” – How new software from Cideon is providing innovative service concepts for mechanical engineers.

“Courage creates a future” – Why training refugees represents an opportunity for everyone.

Triple award-winning

At the same time as the new “be top” was published, issues 1/2020 and 1/2021 received the International Creative Media Award (ICMA) of Excellence in the categories of “B2B Print” and “Cover and Cover Story”, while issue 1/2021 won the Silver Fox Award.

Other exciting topics can be found in the “be top” web magazine:

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