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Pink terminal blocks help in the fight against breast cancer


Phoenix Contact raises money and awareness for breast cancer research through ‘Rails of Hope’ and Lee National Denim Day campaigns

MIDDLETOWN, Pa. – Since inventing the modular terminal block in 1928, Phoenix Contact has produced many varieties of its signature product, but until this October, the company has never manufactured a pink terminal block. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Phoenix Contact introduced a special pink version of its most popular product, the UT4 terminal block, which helped to raise more than $1,430 for the Susan G. Komen organization (

At the recent Solar Power International trade show, held October 17-20 in Las Vegas, Phoenix Contact asked visitors to its booth to pledge a donation to a breast cancer awareness charity. In return for the pledge, donors could put their name or the name of an honoree on a pink terminal block using one of Phoenix Contact’s marker labels. Each terminal block was then placed onto the “Rails of Hope” DIN rail display. Two-hundred eighty-six people pledged to donate, and Phoenix Contact donated $5 for every pledge received at the show.


Molly McGowan
Public Relations Specialist
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