RATIONAL is a world market and technology leader in the field of cooking appliances for commercial kitchens. The company designs, develops and manufactures commercial cooking devices that offer unmatched customer benefit. Since 1976, the company has provided a new dynamic for professional kitchens with regard to production processes, quality and simplicity with its combi-steamers. The market-leading SelfCookingCenter� has continued to impress more and more users with its cooking intelligence. Continuing its commitment to innovation, RATIONAL is leading the development and adoption of networked commercial kitchen solutions, which are now available to customers via the cloud-based �ConnectedCooking� platform. This platform enables remote access to the appliances, automatically logs HACCP data, performs software updates and provides a way to share recipes and cooking instructions across devices in multiple locations. With over 850,000 appliances in use worldwide and about 500 patents, RATIONAL sets the industry standard. RATIONAL is traded on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol RAA and employs approximately 1,900 people in 30 offices around the world.