Have you been hearing the buzzwords Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrie 4.0 alot lately? These are the models for the industrial production of tomorrow.

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Our customer magazine UPDATE contains interesting customer application stories. It also, informs you about the latest products being introduced by Phoenix Contact. Furthermore, you will read interesting news and facts from the fields of electric connection and industrial automation technology.

Internet of Things (IoT) - Update MagazineRead about the developments of automation technology, how digitalization transforms industries and the role of Phoenix Contact in providing technologies and solutions to the challenges of the future. Find these topics and more in the second issue of our customer magazine UPDATE.

“Internet of Things (IoT) triggers a radical change in the business world…” said Dr. Ing. Gert-Ulrich Vack – Managing Director at Sysmik GmbH during an interview with UPDATE editors.


UPDATE 2|16 Topics:

  • Automation technology from Phoenix Contact ensures efficient flood protection
  • Easily integrate functional safety into existing networks with SafetyBridge technology
  • Smart Wiring for flexible production facilities
  • Automate across borders with PROFICLOUD
  • The Building IoT Ecosystem in use at Phoenix Contact Electronics

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What is Industrie 4.0?

Another buzzword people hear alot lately is Industrie 4.0. Industie 4.0 serves to digitalize the value creation networks of customer applications. “I personally find industrie 4.0 incredibly fascinating. We’ve all seen how fast our world has changed due to digitalization. And at the moment we are seeing that these technolgoies in terms of their basic principles, also have applications in industy. We can assume that our industrial environment will start to change significantly faster in the future towards such a world. A world in which all things, all parts of industy, will be linked to one another in a network in which people, machines and products will communciate with one another, resulting in completely new possibilities.” said Mr. Ronald Bent – Executive Vice President Marketing and Development at PHOENIX CONTACT.

Most noteworthy, he said: ”At Phoenix Contact, we are in a unique situation, as we are a company with our own large production facilities, we produce our own products and on the other hand, our products are key elements in the design of automation solutions for industrie 4.0.”

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