Exciting technology solutions

The center of expertise for industrial software.

Phoenix Contact Software GmbH develops software technology for use in automation. For more than 30 years, our experts have been finding innovative solutions in order to redefine the possibilities industrial production offers. In automation products from Phoenix Contact, our technologies make a name for themselves on a daily basis.

Our core technologies of IEC 61131 CONTROL, IEC 61508 SAFETY, and PROFINET are used successfully worldwide. Our products prove their quality and reliability every day in hundreds of thousands of automation systems. 

The range of applications spans almost all branches of industry. Our experience and technical expertise make us a reliable partner that you can trust.

Combined software expertise

Software development employees at Phoenix Contact Software GmbH  

Together, we develop unique automation solutions.

KW-Software GmbH, founded in 1982 in Lemgo, North-Rhine Westphalia, has been part of the Phoenix Contact Group since 2001. Since 2015, the company has been operating as Phoenix Contact Software and is part of the Control Systems (control technology) business area. The Executive Vice Presidents are Andreas Orzelski and Detlev Kuschke.

Software is becoming critical to differentiate products in the market. To this end, Phoenix Contact is adding software expertise to the combination, to ensure the control technology portfolio and the industrial solution business grows sustainably.

How we support you

Discover how you can effectively control your system with automation software from Phoenix Contact.

Effectively control your system with automation software

You develop fast controls or modular switching devices, efficient machines or highly productive systems. You know the requirements of your industry and set new standards with your products and solutions.

Our software technologies offer you the perfect tool for efficient automation. Regardless of whether you choose individual components or a complete solution; with us, you have found a partner who tailors its service to your specific requirements.

Our know-how is applied to the entire manufacturing process, from the planning phase, to the programming, through to quality assurance. We can respond to your individual requirements in a fast and targeted manner and convert these into efficient software solutions.

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Technology made to measure

Phoenix Contact Software GmbH provides you with expert advice for your software solution  

Expert advice for your software solution

Benefit directly from our long-standing experience in software development. The proven standard solutions and core technologies can be used immediately. Our particular strength is the creation and further development of unique automation solutions.

Your expertise and our expertise are a winning combination. Challenge us – together we will make your unique solution even more successful!

Software platform for Industrie 4.0

Phoenix Contact Software GmbH develops intelligent software for tomorrow's manufacturing  

Intelligent software as the basis for Industrie 4.0

Industrie 4.0 represents intelligent networking of business processes, machines, products, components, and people. 

Phoenix Contact Software provides you with everything that you require – a scalable software platform for Industrie 4.0 with real-time compatible control components, network interfaces, and integrated safety and security.

PHOENIX CONTACT Software worldwide

Worldwide locations of Phoenix Contact Software  

Worldwide locations of Phoenix Contact Software

Our customers implement automation trends worldwide. They expect tried and tested solutions and first-class service and support at an early stage. That's why our team is on hand wherever new challenges present themselves for automation technology.

In addition to our headquarters in Lemgo (Germany), Phoenix Contact Software also operates out of Ann Arbor (USA), Shanghai (China), and Tokyo (Japan).

Our team speaks your language and understands your market. We are beside you every step of the way as new trends and requirements emerge.

Further information

Software GmbH

+49 52 61/93 73-0

Campusallee 6
D-32657 Lemgo