Festo and Phoenix Contact announce collaboration to develop solutions based on PLCnext technology

Source of information: Phoenix Contact
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At this year’s Hannover Messe, two German companies announced a collaboration to develop innovative solutions based on PLCnext technology.

The companies’ common goal is to meet the requirements arising from the convergence of IT and OT in industry through open automation solutions.

Festo will use the PLCnext Technology platform, an open automation control ecosystem from Phoenix Contact, in future smart devices.

Read more: Siemens SIMATIC PLC Controllers – History and Features

The new generation of products is likely to be launched as early as the end of this year. PLCnext Technology is based on an open architecture that enables customized solutions and seamless integration of existing systems.

Festo will therefore be able to offer customized automation solutions for specific customer requirements.

Photo source: Phoenix Contact

Photo source: Phoenix Contact