Monthly Archives: May 2016

ISA UAE Automation – Setting the Standard for Automation

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ISA UAE Automation Conference and Exhibition 2016

ISA Automation Conference & ExhibitionThe ISA UAE Automation Conference and Exhibition 2016 is a full-scale conference and exhibition in the Gulf Region dedicated for process automation and will be held to emphasize on the local content and to reflect the true position of UAE as a major market of automation products and technologies.

The event will provide an opportunity for the Automation Industry professionals and End Users to network and share best-case practices. It will also provide them with the knowledge about the latest technologies and applications on measurement, control and safety. The event will take place in Abu Dhabi on the 30th and 31st of May 2016 at St. Regis Hotel.

Phoenix Contact will be present at the show. Visit our Stand 26 – 27 to be able to see our comprehensive portfolio for the process industry and automation.

Click here to register for the exhibition.


The oil and gas industry is changing: both producers and operators need to increase the efficiency of their systems. Due to the recent drop in oil prices around the world, demand for efficient, safer and cost effective operations by End Users of the Energy sector has increased and most of all increased the growing need for communication between the Automation Industry and the End Users.

President Obama visits Phoenix Contact booth

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President Obama visits Phoenix Contact at the Hannover Messe

President Obama visits Phoenix Contact at the Hannover Messe

On 25th April, 2016, President Barack Obama visited the Phoenix Contact booth together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the opening of the Hannover Messe.

CEO Frank Stührenberg as well as the President of the U.S. subsidiary, Jack Nehlig, greeted the heads of state. Stührenberg served as the spokesperson for a number of new developments in a variety of product ranges. He showed the prominent guests charging connectors for electric mobility.

The CCSplus fast charging system can charge at up to 350,000 watts – within three to five minutes. Therefofre, it can provide an electric car battery with enough power to drive 100 km.

This system is available for both the European and American markets and comes with the corresponding standardized plugs. It not only fulfills user requirements for fast charging, but also represents an important milestone in the spread of electric mobility, which both the American and German governments seek to promote. Continue reading