Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries.
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, is a global company with annual sales exceeding 1.64 billion euro. Founded in Germany in 1923, Phoenix Contact now employs 17,400 people in 50 international subsidiaries.
Phoenix Contact USA, one of the company’s first international subsidiaries, was founded in 1981. The company employs more than 800 people in the U.S., including about 600 at U.S. headquarters near Harrisburg, Pa.
To ensure sustained, long-term growth, the company reorganized in 2011. Under the new structure, there are three market-oriented divisions:
- Device Connectors
- Industrial Components and Electronics
- Industry Management and Automation