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Press release: RATEC repositions itself in the USA

RATEC LLC to become RATEC America Corporation.

After more than 20 years with its own successful location in the USA, the former Ratec LLC is being merged into the new Ratec America Corporation. This step allows management to integrate the national subsidiary even more closely into the Group as a whole.

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Presse release / Annual review: Despite difficult times: RATEC stays on course

RATEC GmbH, an internationally-active manufacturer of magnetic formwork solutions, looks back on a satisfactory performance in 2020 despite the Corona situation. Although the industry is suffering from the pandemic, the Hockenheim-based market leader not only managed to maintain its position, but also partially strengthen it.

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RATEC produces additional formwork solution for Scheidt transformer stations and room cells

In the fall of 2018, RATEC delivered formwork for the first time to the utility and transformer station manufacturer Scheidt GmbH & Co. KG, located in the German city of Rinteln. Following a further project last year, the tradition-rich company from Hockenheim has now received the next follow-up order: Commissioning at the plant took place at the beginning of August. RATEC has now equipped all of Scheidt's German sites.

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Press release: RATEC launches live webinar series

"Rethinking" is currently a key approach in many industries where customer contact is generally essential. RATEC GmbH, international market leader for magnetic formwork solutions, has therefore created a new form of customer interaction. The company is using live webinars to provide insight into its products and services. Following the first successful session, the second webinar is scheduled for this month.

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Press release: Full house again - RATEC Asia Seminar is a popular event

Following the successful first edition of the RATEC Asia Seminar in November, RATEC GmbH and RATEC Asia hosted the practice-oriented workshop once again this year. Under the title “Better ideas in precast and modular construction” participants gained insights into fascinating industry knowledge through various presentations. The RATEC Asia Seminar was held in conjunction with the Philconstruct Manila in November and was fully-booked again this...

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Press release: RATEC wins follow-up order for variable formwork for the production of transformer compact stations

In the fall of 2018, RATEC had already delivered a highly-variable formwork system for the production of transformer compact stations to a German utility and transformer station builder. The system allows the customer to produce a varied range of station types. In mid-March 2019, RATEC received a follow-up order for the concept design and construction of a similar formwork solution at an addition location of the customer. The system was delivered...

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Press release: Follow up order for precast plant in Peru

Reymann Technik wins major planning order for precast plant in Peru, RATEC will deliver key equipment components.

The RATEC/Reymann Group will plan precast production of the new residential construction project “Los Altos de Castilla” in Piura, northern Peru for residential project developer Llaxta and will also develop and produce the formwork for the room modules that will be manufactured there.

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Press release: bauma 2019 from April 8 to 14 in Munich

RATEC presents groundbreaking innovation in modular construction as well as numerous new developments in magnetic formwork technology.

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Press release: RATEC Annual Report 2018

Sales and earnings increased – position in key markets expanded – new concepts revolutionize modular construction: In terms of sales and earnings, RATEC can once again look back on an exceptionally successful year in 2018.

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Press release: Appointment of exclusive sales representative in the United States and Canada

Starting from 1st August 2018 RATEC, LLC has appointed IWI Group, LLC as its sole and exclusive sales representative in the United States and Canada.

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Press release: Success for RATEC in Chile

RATEC supplies magnetic formwork components for the first automated circulation plant for precast concrete in the country. The particular challenges for the shuttering concept were firstly to tailor it to suit the automation and secondly to make a suitable proposal for the partly complex details of the construction system developed by the customer.

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Press release: RATEC counting on quality and on vertical integration

RATEC stands for quality – it is the foundation that has allowed the company to develop into the leading supplier and service provider for the precast concrete industry and that allows it to constantly expand its position. RATEC consistently relies on a high degree of vertical integration and produces its magnetic formwork systems at its own plants in German and in the USA.

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Press release: Precast columns for the new Sky Rail in Melbourne, Australia

With its upcrete technology, RATEC offers the right solution for an ambitious major project.

In Melbourne, capital of the Australian state of Victoria in the southwest corner of the continent, a new Sky Rail is currently being built to provide significant relief for the traffic situation in the city.

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Press release: RATEC Annual Report 2017

Position in key proven markets maintained or expanded

Opportunities in new markets successfully utilized

RATEC can look back at a successful year in 2017 – a year in which the company significantly expanded its position in international business.

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Press release: Engineering Days in Vienna: RATEC participates as exhibitor and plenary speaker

Engineering Days, which take place on November 29 and 29, 2017 in Vienna, views itself as a platform between operators of precast concrete plants and the leading suppliers in the industry. Under the slogan Build on Strengths. Design the Future, the latest trends and technologies are presented and discussed in the form of technical presentations and field reports and are subsequently analyzed in greater detail in workshops.

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Press release: RATEC in double pack

Strong presence at trade fairs and congresses in Dubai.

With a view to dynamic market development in the Middle East, RATEC is present at two events in Dubai at the end of November 2017: as exhibitor at the ICCX Middle East and as a presenter at the Precast Summit as part of the Big 5 trade fair.

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Press release: Buildtech Asia 2017: First home game for RATEC Asia

Boost from successful customer project


RATEC Asia was founded at the beginning of 2017. The joint venture with a local planning and construction company is headquartered in Singapore


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Press release: Concrete masts for high-performance wind turbines in China

RATEC impresses with its Upcrete technology


As part of a current wind energy project, RATEC technology was installed at two locations for the production of precast concrete elements used in the construction of 120-meter high towers for two megawatt wind turbines.

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Press release: RATEC shows what it can do at the Edifica/Expo Hormigon in Chile

Industrialized construction in Latin America gaining momentum


The Edifica trade fair is being held from October 4 - 7, 2017 in Santiago de Chile.

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Press release: Specialty magnetic formwork for Forest City in Malaysia

Success in megaproject with German engineering.

Just a few kilometers from Singapore, in Johor in southern Malaysia, the starting signal for an extremely ambitious development project has sounded: Forest City. The venture is Asia’s largest urban development project.

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RATEC and RATEC Asia participating at ICCX Asia

The company’s position in the Asian market to be systematically expanded

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Special shuttering system for funicular railroad

The  project  „Gleis  Typing“/Stärkste  Standseilbahn der  Welt  (world‘s  strongest funicular  railroad)  is  regarded as exemplary for  a customized solution. The project is realized with protruding reinforcement. The customer being in charge  with  the  realization of the project faced Ratec with the  following  question:  How can  the  elements  required  for the construction of the funicular railroad be manufactured on tilting tables?


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PSV² - Decisive further development of flexible shuttering system

Das PSV² ist in seiner Vielseitigkeit erweitert worden. Es kann jetzt vom Bauteil zurückgezogen werden. Dadurch müssen die Magnete zum Entschalen nicht mehr vom Kipptisch (Palette) entfernt werden. Bei Serienelementen kommt das neue PSV² Schalungssystem deshalb voll zum Tragen.

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Production of concrete pipes with highly complex geometries using concrete pumps

The Ratec company, which is well known as an innovative manufacturer of shuttering and which is one of the leading companies in the field of magnetic technology in precast plants, presented a new component of the Upcrete system at the Bauma 2010: the UPP 100 concrete pump. This concrete pump is now used very successfully in the production of the most diverse precast elements in various plants.

Published in CPI, 05/2011

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New innovative workstation system as another module for upcrete production lines

Until now Ratec, with production sites at Hockenheim and Clearwater (Florida), has mainly been known for its leading position in the development of magnetic formwork technology. Ratec manufactures complete products from magnetic cores to complex moulds, simplest built-in magnets, three-edge magnetic strips, magnetic box systems, and special formwork systems. All systems are manufactured to order in-house and marketed all over the world. Ratec has...

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Upcrete® and SCC – a new technology for precast units with stringent requirements

Self compacting concrete (SCC) is currently emerging from obscurity to become a very popular construction material. Until now,its use hasbeen restricted to special tasks for which conventional concretes are not suitable. However, the financial benefits of SCC for sandard products were recognized at an early stage in the Benelux countries, and implemented in precast parts factories. Since then, SCC is growing inpopularity at more and more...

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Magnet-based shuttering system to fix connecting reinforcement

Ratec manufactures a wide variety of magnets and magnet-based shuttering systems. The supplier has now developed a novel magnet-based system for the production of solid walls or fl oor slabs with connecting loops and rails. This system called “Ratec Standard Automatik Modular Flex”, or SAS-MF, includes the simple attachment of steel or plywood modules thus providing maximum flexibility in shuttering assembly. A distinct feature of the SAS-MF...

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Katarina Noack

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Email: knoack@ratec.org

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Bergheimer Str. 104
69115 Heidelberg / Germany

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Email: michael.weber@donner-doria.de

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