Headquartered in Blomberg, Ostwestfalen-Lippe in Germany, Phoenix Contact is a German technology company. The company was founded back in 1923 in Essen, Germany by Hugo Knumann as a commercial agency that sells electric products and contact wire terminals for electric trams. Now, the company specializes in the development and manufacture of interconnection, industrial automation, and interface solutions.
While the company is located in Germany, they have manufacturing facilities in Poland, Greece, Brazil, Turkey, Sweden, China, USA, and 4 other countries. Some of the products in the company’s portfolio include relays, PLCs, connectors, terminal blocks, I/O systems, industrial Ethernet, and various others.