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Phoenix Contact announces summer training classes


Phoenix Contact announces summer training classes

Phoenix Contact announces its schedule of training classes for the summer.

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Phoenix Contact announces its schedule of training classes for the summer.

All classes combine theory with hands-on exercises so students are prepared to apply the lessons in real-world situations.

The following classes are hosted at Phoenix Contact USA’s headquarters, 586 Fulling Mill Road, Middletown, Pa., 17057:

  • Advanced Network Security (June 7-8): The class reviews basic routing concepts and different types of firewalls. It also includes an overview of VPN technology, mGuard application scenarios and hands-on labs.
  • Fundamentals of Communications (June 21-22): Students will learn the principles of data communications and serial data interfaces, industrial data connectors, device server applications and receive an introduction to bus systems. The course features hands-on exercises, basics of fiber optics and FO converters in data networks, as well as an introduction to wireless.
  • Wireless (June 23-24): This class describes and compares different industrial wireless technologies, such as Trusted Wireless, Bluetooth and 802.11 Wi-Fi®. Students will learn to apply these technologies to specific applications.
  • PC Worx System Course I (August 2-5): Students will learn utilize the necessary automation hardware and software using the IEC 61131 structure as it applies to PC Worx. They will create sample projects in accordance with IEC 61131 programming standard

To learn more or register for the classes, contact Martha Furness (e-mail or call 717-944-1300 ext. 3017).

About Phoenix Contact

Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment for a wide range of industries. Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG, Blomberg, Germany, operates 47 international subsidiaries, including Phoenix Contact USA in Middletown, Pa. Phoenix Contact’s formal Integrated Management System is registered to ISO quality, environmental and safety standards (ISO 9001:2008, 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007). 

To learn more, visit, or call technical service at 800-322-3225, e-mail




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