Phoe­nix Con­tact is a manu­fac­tu­rer of con­nec­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on solu­ti­ons in the elec­tri­cal and elec­tro­nics sec­tor and a solu­ti­on pro­vi­der in the field of auto­ma­ti­on tech­no­lo­gy and indus­try 4.0.

Hops, malt, yeast, water … and PLCnext

This sto­ry real­ly bub­bles. And his­ses. And fer­ments. Becau­se when it comes to Manu­el Fritsch and his con­trol­lers, the result of his pro­gramming skills is a fine craft beer. Home-bre­wed. And opti­mi­zed with Face­book. The Ger­man Puri­ty Law is the […]

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The future of E is HPC

E-mobi­­li­­ty is an old hat. Even the oldest moto­ri­zed vehi­cle had an elec­tric motor. The pro­blem back then was the same as today: how do I store as much ener­gy in the mobi­le ener­gy sto­rage sys­tem as pos­si­ble, as quick­ly […]

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Network for a water treatment plant

The Höchen­schwan­der­berg water uti­li­ty asso­cia­ti­on in the sou­thern Black Forest sup­plies around 24,000 inha­bi­tants with drin­king water from its three deep wells. The con­trol tech­no­lo­gy nee­ded to be moder­ni­zed – using intel­li­gent solu­ti­ons and estab­lished tech­no­lo­gy The effec­tive con­trol of […]

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A store is born

With the PLCnext Store, we are roun­ding out our stra­te­gy for an open con­trol plat­form for the auto- mati­on world.” They both wax lyri­cal when tal­king about “their baby”. The baby has qui­te a few par­ents in fact, star­ting with […]

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The grounding gardener

Mur­ders do not hap­pen in his gar­den, but things do start to beco­me some­what “tur­bu­lent” behind the Schie­der Trai­ning Cen­ter when Ger­hard Wolff lets the sparks fly or throws his iron shot into the Blood creek. No need to worry! […]

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Geniuses with a narrow footprint

When a blank sheet meets inten­si­ve team­work Minia­tu­ri­za­ti­on is a phe­no­me­non that has alrea­dy trans­for­med ent­i­re indus­tries. Ever more func­tions in ever smal­ler devices – some­thing that con­trol cabi­net manu­fac­tu­rers also want. At Phoe­nix Con­tact, they will find a who­le […]

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