Phoenix Contact (India) Pvt. Ltd., founded in 1992 as a joint venture, is one of the sales subsidiaries and production locations in the Phoenix Contact Group.
Customer proximity and satisfaction is the most important principle for 500 employeesworking all over the country. The company is constantly introducing innovative products into the market, setting trends in Industrial Automation, Factory Automation, Energy, Railways, Urban Infrastructure, Telecom and Process industries.
We have a state-of-art production facility at Prithla in close proximity to Delhi. Ourproduction unit that is spread over 11642 sq. mtrs, is a hub for production and logistics where our special purposemachines, bring new innovations with enhanced efficiency in the market .
"Technology Center" a state of art development facility right in New Delhi has been set up, with the aim to support the innovation and development at Phoenix Contact Group. The center is providing the technical services to development process worldwide within the Phoenix Contact Group.
Our expertise includes Product Development, Product Testing and Product Certification. A formal recognition of competence of our laboratory by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) according to ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
Phoenix Contact India has been fulfilling its commitment of “Global Solutions – Local Presence” for the customers with its increasing number of regional offices in important cities including Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore. An experienced team of product specialist and regional engineers are working closely together to offer timely support to our customers in major cities of the country along with a dedicated network of more than 220 channel partners.
As part of the global Phoenix Contact production network, Phoenix Contact India is committed to provide the Phoenix Contact quality standard for all products made in India. With advanced equipment, sophisticated workmanship, comprehensive testing method and strict quality control in all processes, we provide our customers with most reliable products. As part of our corporate philosophy and culture a constant process of staff qualification, education and training ensures that all production units are well trained and motivated which perfectly supports the growth strategy of Phoenix Contact for the Indian market.
Phoenix Contact is the specialist from electrical connection systems to electronic automation technology. At Phoenix Contact, you get first class components and service from a single source for everything to do with your application.
Tailored to different markets and their needs, at the heart of the company lies an extensive product portfolio: Device and PCB connection technology, Enclosures, Industrial components for electrical engineering and electronics, as well as industry-specific automation solutions.
Milan Desai - Vice President, Industry Management & Automation - Phoenix \contact (I) Pvt. Ltd., speaks to Industrial automation about the trends in the market and their strategy to meet the industry needs.
- Do you see any challenges in the growth of your industry?
Phoenix Contact’s core business is diversified into various products lines. We offer a number of product lines- from small PCB mounted terminal module to high end automation which is being used in various industries segment like process automation, machine & cabinet building, telecom, railway, factory automation & other infrastructure applications. So according to market dynamics, it helps us to achieve steady growth and provide dependency reduction on a particular industry segment.
- The particular segment you operate in does it have any issues that need resolving, what are your recommendations?
Industries are ever changing. Demographic, political, geographical developments dynamically shape the markets. Coping up with the trends is the biggest challenge in the growth of our Industry.
The tremendous growth in the Automation Industry (Industrial, Building, Process) makes Phoenix Contact, to be an innovative company by continuously expanding our corresponding products, solutions and application portfolio driven by a strong focus on our customer’s desires and demands.
- What do you think is the strongest attribute or characteristics of your products that make them stand up to the competition
Inspiring innovation is the key growth trendsetter of PHOENIX CONTACT, We being the market leader in component market segment following the customer demand and expectations.
Automation technology is constantly trying to determine which future trends are really relevant & which solutions the current & future market expect.
- What do you observe as the trends in your industry? What products do you see as winners over the next 2-3 years? What new technologies do you see emerging or taking centerstage?
The products which are dealing with the Data and Communication will be winners in the next 2-3 years. An unbelievable explosion of data – transferred and stored (e.g. > 2.5 Mill. emails currently send per second) is creating a huge demand for Data Communication and Storage.
The new technologies are IT – powered PLCs, Profi Cloud, Open PLC Technology for future proof Automation & Cyber Security products. Over the last few years Phoenix contact major focus is on vertical market like infrastructure, process, and energy& factory automation.
Among the emerging technologies that will drive the future trends are- renewable (wind, solar &etc.), Power transmission & distribution, which is a part of Energy Vertical. Phoenix Contact Product development team is planning to develop product & solution suitable for all the above vertical market.