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Eyes open and through the moun­tain

Eyes open and through the moun­tain

They belong to Switz­er­land like wat­ches, banks and the Alps – tun­nels. Hard­ly any other coun­try is as adept in the art of per­fo­ra­ting its innermost parts as the Swiss.…
The twin takes off

The twin takes off

The Indus­tri­al Digi­tal Twin Asso­cia­ti­on (IDTA) was laun­ched on March 2. The orga­ni­za­ti­on was foun­ded by 23 foun­ding mem­bers from the elec­tri­cal, mecha­ni­cal engi­nee­ring, soft­ware and user indus­tries with the…
Ghost dri­vers in pro­duc­tion

Ghost dri­vers in pro­duc­tion

A dri­v­er­less trans­port sys­tem con­nec­ts the auto­ma­ted small parts wareh­ouse at the Blom­berg site with work­sta­tions in pro­duc­tion, thus ensu­ring opti­mi­zed mate­ri­al flows. When the robot starts dri­ving, no one…
Zinc cards

Zinc cards

Addi­ti­ve manu­fac­tu­ring of zinc alloy Zamak 5 in series pos­si­ble for the first time. New pos­si­bi­li­ties for manu­fac­tu­ring pro­to­ty­pes or small series. Zamak 5 is a stan­dard mate­ri­al for zinc…
Coo­kie? You bet!

Coo­kie? You bet!

The smell of coo­kies is in the air at our Trai­ning Cen­ter in Schie­der-Schwa­len­berg. Nor­mal­ly our trai­nees and dual stu­dents work here in our own trai­ning work­shop. The smell of…
Door by door a good deed

Door by door a good deed

The Cana­di­an col­leagues from Phoe­nix Con­tact have deci­ded on a very spe­cial pro­mo­ti­on for this year’s Advent sea­son. They are sup­por­ting a cam­pai­gn that star­ted in Ger­ma­ny. Sebas­ti­an and Johan­na…
New brand name for high speed tech­no­lo­gy

New brand name for high speed tech­no­lo­gy

The pro­duct ran­ge of Phoe­nix Con­tact E‑Mobility gets a new name: CHARX will stand for char­ging tech­no­lo­gy from Phoe­nix Con­tact. Ins­tead of the “Pro­duct xy from Phoe­nix Con­tact E‑Mobility”, the…
Secu­ri­ty, Safe­ty and CE at a glance

Secu­ri­ty, Safe­ty and CE at a glance

The­re are many ways to pre­sent the topic of secu­ri­ty in a boring way. It starts with the paren­tal “Watch out for yours­elf”, con­ti­nues with school admo­ni­ti­ons and mus­ty inst­ruc­tions…
Hope Plug-In Hybrid

Hope Plug-In Hybrid

Plug-in hybrids are vehi­cles that have both a com­bus­ti­on engi­ne and an elec­tric motor on board, equip­ped with tank and bat­te­ry. One can eit­her use con­ven­tio­nal fuels or tra­vel pure­ly…
Tit­le for Test­lab

Tit­le for Test­lab

The inde­pen­dent test and inspec­tion insti­tu­te Phoe­nix Test­lab can cer­tain­ly be cal­led a pioneer in the world of elec­tri­cal engi­nee­ring. It is now offi­ci­al­ly one of the “Mile­stones in elec­tro­nics”.…
Test­lab lets pic­tures speak

Test­lab lets pic­tures speak

They car­ry Phoe­nix in their name, but are com­ple­te­ly inde­pen­dent of the foun­der and parent com­pa­ny – Phoe­nix Test­lab is an inter­na­tio­nal­ly reco­gni­zed and sought-after com­pa­ny for test and inspec­tion…
The E‑Turbo con­struc­tion site

The E‑Turbo con­struc­tion site

Even Elon Musk can­not build a fac­to­ry any fas­ter – at the end of June, it was announ­ced that Phoe­nix Con­tact E‑Mobility wants to build a new pro­duc­tion loca­ti­on in…
Yaska­wa reli­es on PLCnext

Yaska­wa reli­es on PLCnext

Yaska­wa is a Japa­ne­se com­pa­ny that is a glo­bal lea­der in the field of indus­tri­al robots, tog­e­ther with the Japa­ne­se com­pa­ny Fanuc. The inven­tor of the term “mecha­tro­nics” will in…
One for (almost) all

One for (almost) all

Sin­gle Pair Ether­net is a hot pota­to. Trans­mit­ting both data and power with just one cable – this is not only tech­no­lo­gi­cal­ly chal­len­ging, but also opens up com­ple­te­ly new app­li­ca­ti­ons.…
Mana­ger of the Year

Mana­ger of the Year

Congra­tu­la­ti­ons! Pro­fes­sor Dr. Gun­ther Olesch, one of the mana­ging direc­tors of Phoe­nix Con­tact, was voted “Mana­ger of the Year 2020” in the cate­go­ry of per­son­nel manage­ment by the readers of…
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