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The Bad Pyrmont showpiece: the new Phoenix Contact Electronics building is smart

The Bad Pyrmont showpiece: the new Phoenix Contact Electronics building is smart

News   •   Jun 26, 2017 09:48 BST

​It is the third largest construction project in the over 90-year history of the company. The new Phoenix Contact building in Bad Pyrmont was moved into in recent months after taking 18 months to build. It will be officially inaugurated on 5 May by Minister President Stephan Weil.

Phoenix Contact Energy Automation and SAG: joint ongoing development of the open-system iNES Smart Grid platform

Phoenix Contact Energy Automation and SAG: joint ongoing development of the open-system iNES Smart Grid platform

News   •   Jun 21, 2017 09:48 BST

The technical revolution, renewable energies, and adherence to climate objectives place particular challenges on converting energy distribution networks.

Phoenix Contact takes over specialist for industrial communication technology

Phoenix Contact takes over specialist for industrial communication technology

News   •   May 02, 2017 10:01 BST

​Phoenix Contact takes over the Taiwanese company Etherwan System Inc. The company which is located in New-Taipei is a manufacturer for Ethernet communication technology in automation.

Phoenix Contact started 2017 dynamically: growth in all areas

Phoenix Contact started 2017 dynamically: growth in all areas

News   •   Apr 28, 2017 10:00 BST

​In 2016, Phoenix Contact could generate a sales growth of 3.2 percent. Compared to the industry, surely not bad. However, our planned target of six percent could not be achieved also due to exchange rate effects,” CEO Chairman of the Executive Board, Frank Stührenberg, explained Phoenix Contact´s economic development in the last year at the press conference

Phoenix Contact appoints connector specialist Electroustic as their new distributor to drive sales opportunities for their Device Connectivity connector portfolio.

Phoenix Contact appoints connector specialist Electroustic as their new distributor to drive sales opportunities for their Device Connectivity connector portfolio.

News   •   Jan 03, 2017 15:35 GMT

Connector specialist Electroustic has extended their product offering with the recent signing of German connector manufacturer Phoenix Contact.

The Phoenix Contact Group now has an Advisory Board

The Phoenix Contact Group now has an Advisory Board

News   •   Sep 26, 2016 09:39 BST

​Family-owned Company Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, based in Blomberg, Germany, now has an Advisory Board which is on hand to assist the Executive Board in an advisory capacity.

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Phoenix Contact expands its expertise in the area of industrial network technology: Acquisition of Perle Systems Limited, Canada

News   •   Sep 26, 2016 09:37 BST

On August 31, 2016, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, concluded a contract for the acquisition of the Canadian network specialist Perle Systems Limited, Toronto.

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Job Posting: Field Sales Engineer – Device Connections (South).

News   •   Dec 17, 2015 10:28 GMT

​Due to our expanding business we are recruiting for a new Field Sales Engineer for the Device Connections (DC) division

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Christmas Shutdown and last dates for delivery

News   •   Dec 01, 2015 09:00 GMT

​The festive season is upon us and Phoenix Contact United Kingdom would like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Press Conference of Phoenix Contact at SPS IPC Drives 2015- On the road to the digital future

Press Conference of Phoenix Contact at SPS IPC Drives 2015- On the road to the digital future

News   •   Nov 25, 2015 09:17 GMT

At the automation show SPS IPC Drives (24-26 November 2014) in Nuremberg, Executive Vice President Roland Bent spoke on occasion of a press conference about the cool off of the economy due to global changes and political instability throughout 2015.

Initiative for the faster charging of electric vehicles was founded

Initiative for the faster charging of electric vehicles was founded

News   •   Oct 20, 2015 10:01 BST

​Together with leading companies from the E-Mobility industry, Phoenix Contact E-Mobility GmbH has now joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN).

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Phoenix Contact Expands Building Automation Expertise: Acquisition of Sysmik GmbH by the Group

News   •   Oct 12, 2015 09:08 BST

​On 30 September, Sysmik GmbH Dresden signed a takeover agreement to join Phoenix Contact. This makes the company a member of the Phoenix Contact Group, the global market leader for components, systems, and solutions in electrical engineering, electronics, and automation.

Rita Mistry joins the Device Connections team.

Rita Mistry joins the Device Connections team.

News   •   Apr 23, 2015 14:01 BST

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Rita Mistry to the Device Connections (DC) sales team.

Phoenix Contact expects revenues of eight percent for 2015, a sign of excellent growth

Phoenix Contact expects revenues of eight percent for 2015, a sign of excellent growth

News   •   Apr 16, 2015 10:28 BST

Chief Executive Officer Frank Stührenberg expressed his “delight at the results for 2014” during a press conference on Phoenix Contact’s economic growth for the past year. The corporate group’s revenues grew by 8.5 percent to €1.775 billion.

Industry 4.0: Multi-touchscreen assistant for ease of operation

Industry 4.0: Multi-touchscreen assistant for ease of operation

News   •   Nov 21, 2014 16:21 GMT

One part of the Industry 4.0 demonstrator presented by Phoenix Contact at SPS IPC drives in Hall 9, booth 310 is a manual workstation. At this station, the labels for terminal blocks are automatically printed and then attached to the terminals by hand.

Industry 4.0: Integrated engineering based on AutomationML and eCl@ss

Industry 4.0: Integrated engineering based on AutomationML and eCl@ss

News   •   Nov 20, 2014 16:18 GMT

The Industry 4.0 demonstrator will play a key role during the trade fair appearance of Phoenix Contact at SPS IPCdrives 2014. This machine illustrates how some aspects of the Industry 4.0 future project can be implemented based on the example of automated control cabinet construction.

Moving from IT-powered automation to Industry 4.0

Moving from IT-powered automation to Industry 4.0

News   •   Nov 19, 2014 11:02 GMT

Phoenix Contact regards Industry 4.0 as a model for the future development of industrial production systems. Therefore, the company is concentrating its activities on digital item description, secure communications, as well as intelligent and independent control of machinery and equipment in combination with easy installation and usability.

Passing the baton: On January 1, 2015, Frank Stührenberg will become Chairman of the Executive Board

Passing the baton: On January 1, 2015, Frank Stührenberg will become Chairman of the Executive Board

News   •   Nov 05, 2014 15:38 GMT

As of January 1, 2015, Frank Stührenberg, Executive Vice President Global Sales, will become Chairman of the Executive Board of Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co KG. Hence he will take over the office as well as the tasks that so far have been held by Klaus Eisert as managing partner.

KW-Software set to become Phoenix Contact Software

KW-Software set to become Phoenix Contact Software

News   •   Sep 03, 2014 09:18 BST

Bundled software expertise for control technology and industrial solutions

Phoenix Contact employee raises over £2000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Phoenix Contact employee raises over £2000 for Macmillan Cancer Support

News   •   Jul 25, 2014 10:49 BST

After retiring from rugby, Clive Onions, Internal Sales Engineer, was looking for a new challenge. This challenge was Ironman UK!