Our Statement on the Safety Alliance

We are a member of the Safety Alliance, as Phoenix Contact has been promoting open systems and interfaces since the introduction of the field bus in the late eighties.

By using technology from Phoenix Contact Software we simplify and accelerate the development, integration and application of functional safety technology. Furthermore, we can respond to the increasing demand for safety products and solutions more quickly, easily and cost-effectively.

For Phoenix Contact as a control manufacturer, the Safety Alliance provides a suitable forum on which we can demonstrate our competence in safety technology.


Phoenix Contact is the worldwide market leader of components, systems and solutions in the area of electrical engineering, electronics and automation. Today, the family-owned company employs 15,000 people worldwide and had a turnover of 1.97 billion euros in 2016. The corporate headquarters is located in Blomberg in Germany. The Phoenix Contact Group has twelve companies in Germany as well as more than 50 sales subsidiaries. In addition, the worldwide presence is consolidated by 30 representations in Europe and Overseas.

Phoenix Contact produces with a high vertical range of manufacture in ten countries all over the world. The product range comprises components and system solutions for energy supply including wind and solar, device and machine building as well as control cabinet engineering. A diverse product range of modular terminal blocks and special-purpose terminals, printed circuit terminal blocks and plug connectors, cable connection technology and installation accessories offers innovative components. Electronic interfaces and power supplies, automation systems on the basis of Ethernet and wireless, safety solutions for man, machine and data, surge protection systems as well as software programs and tools provide installers and operators of systems as well as device manufacturers with comprehensive systems. The automotive, renewable energy and infrastructure markets are supported with holistic solution concepts including engineering and training services and further service features according to their specific demands.

Dringenauer Strasse 30
31812 Bad Pyrmont

Hans-Jürgen Koch
Head of Business Unit Control Systems

+49 (0) 5281/9462 - 500


Our Statement on the Safety Alliance

Phoenix Contact Software GmbH develops software technology for use in safe applications - from small safety controllers to complex safety-relevant systems. Our manufacturer-independently certified technology components are the proven basis of certified solutions of leading automation makers.

It is important to us that our software can be used on every technology platform. Current and future requirements of modern safety solutions can be met with a modular architecture, based on open, independently certified and scalable components.

Our partners in the Safety Alliance stand for support and further development of an open and future-oriented platform for functional safety.


Phoenix Contact Software has been developing leading software technologies for global players in automation for more than 30 years. Our products are used worldwide by well-known companies in mechanical and system engineering, in the automotive industry as well as in process and railway technology.

Phoenix Contact Software is the specialist for integrating the market standards IEC 61131, IEC 61508, and PROFINET into automation systems and solutions. Our customers are mechanical and system engineers with their own control technology, system integrators, solution providers as well as control and device manufacturers.

Phoenix Contact Software is the open and scalable market standard for safe software technology. The technology components are certified manufacturer-independently and can be implemented directly in the safety solution of our customers.

Campusallee 6
32657 Lemgo

Dipl. Inform. Andreas Orzelski
Managing Director

+49 (0) 5261/9373 - 0

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Phone: +49 (0) 52 61 / 93 73-0