Industrie 4.0

The intelligent production of tomorrow

Phoenix Contact – your partner for Industrie 4.0 We make your production systems ready for the future with our experience and solutions.


The world is changing: it is becoming more digital, intelligent, and flexible. Initiatives such as Industrie 4.0, the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), and China Manufacturing 2025 are providing the first responses to the question of how digitalization will affect industry.

Find out just how close we already are to this model for the further development of industrial production – right here at Phoenix Contact.

Our experience for your success

Roland Bent, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Development

Roland Bent, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Development

Together with customers and partners, we are actively shaping solutions for the future. With almost 100 years of experience in machine building and automation, we are ideally placed to take the the inexorable digitalization of our world and turn it into the intelligent production of tomorrow.

Here, extensive manufacturing capability, in-house machine building, and expert automation know-how are just three of the many reasons why Phoenix Contact is the best partner for tomorrow's intelligent manufacturing.

Enhance your competitiveness through more intelligent production processes for maximum efficiency and flexibility. To this end, we develop components, systems, and solutions that meet practical requirements:

  • Consistently digital in terms of information
  • Communicative and secure
  • Autonomous and adaptable
  • Easy to operate
  • Easy to install
  • Resource-efficient

Smart Engineering and Production 4.0

Consistent, automated process in the technology network  

Smart Engineering and Production 4.0

The basis for tomorrow's intelligent production is the use of consistent digital information.

The technology network made up of Eplan, Rittal, and Phoenix Contact implements a consistent, automated process from the digital product through engineering to production.

Industrie 4.0 platform

Logo of the Industrie 4.0 platform

The joint project by the German trade associations BITKOM, VDMA, and ZVEI is implementing the German Federal Government's future project, Industrie 4.0.

In the meantime, 80 different organizations and more than 7000 companies have now become part of one of the largest international networks.

It‘s OWL – Intelligent Technical Systems Ostwestfalen Lippe

It‘s OWL logo

In the technology network, world market and technology leaders from the machine building, electric, and electronic industries as well as the automotive supplier industry, work together with regional research institutes to develop specific projects.

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