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Automation Technologies 3/2015

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Automation Technologies 3/2015


NEWS AND MARKETS What is Phoenix Contact‘s China model? “In no other country outside Germany we observe such an intensive preoccupation with the topics which we summarized under the term Industry 4.0 than in China. We see the means available in universities and companies for setting up digitally integrated machines and systems as a sign that China intends to position itself at the top when it comes to the topic of smart factory – as China has already done it in other markets: telecommunications, wind, photovoltaics and electromobility. At Phoenix Contact we take up the challenge by establishing the entire value chain in China ranging from sales, application engineering, product and software development to production and logistics in order to be able to react quickly. We employ approximately 2,000 people at the site in Nanjing and in additional 30 branch offices in China. It is our target that Phoenix Contact is perceived in China as an innovative German automation supplier with a deep integration into the Chinese economy.” Frank Stührenberg, Executive Vice President Global Sales, Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co KG, Blomberg, Germany ... smart factory, deeper integration and German automation ..., Stührenberg‘s 3 aces

AUTOMATION NEWS TECHNOLOGIES AND MARKETS big our picture Istanbul It was a huge success – WIN Automation Fair in March 2015, Istanbul/Turkey. Organized in 11 halls on a total area of 28.849 net square meters, the show shines out as the most important gathering of machine engineers in the entire Eurasia. And the best: Right at the entrance AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES was read very actively. In this issue, our big picture is even on our own account. AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES 3/2015