Company Information

The company ITR GmbH Information Technology Rauch located in Nuremberg, is an innovative provider of consultation and services within the areas software and product development with main focus on industial automation and embedded systems. 

We are able to provide you customized support in all phases of your individual product development - whether conception, implementation, testing or support.

You can benefit from our many years of experience that we are able to provide within the areas PLC development (S7, IEC1131), industrial communication (Fieldbus, Ethernet) and various complemental products within the area PLC systems.

We are used to working with the latest tools and methods of development. We are able to become aquaintant with new system environments in the shortest possible time.

Company History

In 1994, Richard Rauch founded the individual IT office Rauch in the outskirts of Nuremberg. In 1999 the company was converted into ITR GmbH Informationstechnologie Rauch. In 2005 the office was moved to Nuremberg.


Proprietor and CEO of ITR GmbH is Dipl. Inf. (FH) Richard Rauch:

 Foto R.Rauch


As of the beginning of his career, Richard Rauch has always worked in the field of automation and embedded systems. Already during his studies he has contributed to projects and developments within the framework of internships and part-time jobs. The topic of his theses concerned the deveopment and implementation of a cross compiler for the programming language Simatic STEP5. In 1993, he graduated at the Fachhochschule Regensburg as Dipl. Inf. (FH).


After a short employment, during which he contributed to various installation projects (material flow control, automation and networking of a manufacturing cell with placement machine and SMD placement machines of various manufacturers) and product development in the sourrounding fields of S5, he founded his own company in 1994.


From 2004 to 2009, Richard Rauch was employed as the head of the development department at VIPA GmbH. He was responsible for the coordinatio and software deveopment of all Simatic S5 and S7 compatible product lines.


Since 2010, Richard Rauch dedicates himself solely to the interests of ITR GmbH.


In the course of his business life, Mr. Rauch has realized a large number of projects within the areas controlling systems, reengineering of S5/S7 controllers and executed the conception and development of Simatic S5/S7 compatible controllers.

Thus, Mr. Rauch managed to gain a know how within the market segment of Simatic S7 compatible controller systems, which is beyond Siemens A&D unique in Germany!


Please find further information concerning the professional career of Mr. Rauch in the CV.

Richard Rauch






ITR GmbH is located in Nuremberg. This location has many advantages:


European Metropolitan Region Nuremberg à 

The region of the metropolitan area Nuremberg, Fuerth, Erlangen is characterized by a remarkable infrastructure, (airports, autobahn connections, railway), an exceptional pool of experts and specialists due to a wide range of universities and an excellent quality of life within the urban aglomeration. 


Automation Valley Northern Bavaria à 

 "Automation Valley Northern Bavaria" is an initative of north bavarian enterprises and institutions from the automation business. Automation technology is one of the key businesses for the global competitive capability of the industrial location Germany. In this business area, Northern Bavaria, the region around Nuremberg, Fuerth, Erlangen has an internationally important industrial, service orinted and scientific potential. A wide range of providers of installations and technology as well as service providers cover all important fields of business. This includes e.g. the business fields of drive engineering, measuring, controll and regulation technology software for automation, system integration as well as complete solutions for plant automation.


Medical Valley EMN  à 

The Medical Valley EMN is one of the most innovative and economically strongest medical clusters in the world. There are numerous companies from this medical business fields in this metropolitan area.

Exhibition Site à  

Nuremberg is an important exhibition site. Fairs that are of utmost importance for this business like 'embedded world' and 'SPS/IPC/Drives' take place every year in Nuremberg.




Atmel Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® provides the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets.

Today, microcontrollers are just about everywhere, powering an expansive array of digital devices. Many are calling this the era of The Internet of Things, a highly intelligent, connected world where Internet-enabled devices will outnumber people. Atmel is pleased to be at the heart of this movement, developing innovative technologies that fuel machine-to-machine (M2M) communication and the “industrial Internet.”

Collaboration: RTOS, eCos, eCos Porting to Atmel Microcontrollers: AT91SAM9200, AT91SAM9X25, AT91SAM9G45

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Xilinx is the world’s leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. With over 3,500 patents and 60 industry firsts, Xilinx is known for its historic achievements including the introduction of the first FPGA and the inception of the fabless model.

Recent innovations have transformed Xilinx from its programmable logic heritage to an ‘All Programmable’ company, creating and integrating ‘All’ forms of hardware, software, digital, and analog programmable technologies into its All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These devices combine the value of programmable systems integration with embedded intelligence and flexibility, enabling the rapid development of highly programmable and smarter systems

Collaboration: RTOS, eCos, eCos Porting to Xilinx Microblaze and Xilinx Zynq

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Embedded solutions from taskit, our Partner for CPU modules, based on Atmel ARM processors

From engineering office to multinational corporations, in small series to large quantities, from Norway to New Zealand, in-stock components or customized design: taskit creates your embedded solution -  for all requirements - since more than 25 years - Quality certified, RoHS compliant, long-term available

Within the scope of our cooperation we are integrating the taskit Stamp processing modules to our eCos cross development toolchain. Further we are offering support for eCos and other RTOS.

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