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Phoenix Contact currently accepting applications for 2015 xplore competition

Middletown, Pa. – Phoenix Contact invites students in the middle school through university level to apply for the sixth edition of the xplore New Automation Award, which will take place in 2015. The xplore competition challenges students to design and build an automation project using Phoenix Contact technology. Winning teams will receive a trip to the 2015 Hanover Fair in Germany.

Teams and individuals from the middle school, high school, vocational school, college, university and apprenticeship levels are eligible to submit their project ideas. The top 100 teams from around the globe will receive a budget to select Phoenix Contact products and software to support their project. Thirty of these teams will present their projects in Germany in February 2015, where a high-ranking panel of industry experts will evaluate them.


Molly McGowan
Public Relations Specialist
(717) 944-1300 ext. 3721