Phoenix Contact India (Pvt.) Ltd. established as a joint venture with Phoenix Contact GmbH and Co., Germany has been one of the leading technology-oriented companies since its inception in 1993. With innovative products in the range of terminal blocks, PCB connectors, interfacing solutions, surge protection devices, power supplies, ethernet switches and automation components, Phoenix Contact India offers value added solutions to the different industrial segments including energy, process, machine tools, EMS, railways, telecom etc.
The year 2018 is a milestone for Phoenix Contact India as it celebrates glorious 25 years of its operation in India. The success and the challenges of past 25 years kick-started with celebrations and felicitation ceremony in the presence of Klaus Eisert, Shareholder; Frank Stueherenberg, Global CEO; Axel Wachholz, Global CFO, and Dinesh Parwanda, President PxC India.
Commenting on the landmark occasion, Dinesh Parwanda, said, “The journey of 25 years has been challenging. It all began with making a joint venture partnership in year 1993. Initially the team had put a lot of hard work to establish brand Phoenix Contact. After a slow beginning the turnover took off from the year 2006 and there was no looking back. We continuously invested in machinery, manpower and infrastructure. Today, approximately directly and indirectly 1,200 people work for Phoenix Contact. With expansion in factory at Prithla in Haryana, we plan to double our capacity. From the day one ‘Make in India’ was our strategic direction to ensure that high quality Phoenix Contact products are available to Indian customers.”
He further adds, “Customer first is our philosophy. We continuously monitor our performance for quality and service level. A strong sales team and distribution network ensures that we are present in all nook and corner of country and offer customers the pre-sales and post-sales service of highest level. We pay special attention to our employees and 20 per cent improvement in GPTW (Great Place To work) Survey is testament to our commitment.”
Committed to Indian market
Frank Stuehrenberg, comments, “The year 2017 was a special year for Phoenix Contact as we achieved more than 2 billion Euro turnover for the first time. Even at this size Phoenix Contact still retains its status of family-owned and financially independent company. Today, Phoenix Contact is truly global company, having subsidiary in 55 countries. Our guiding principle is ‘Think Global, Act Local’.”
He added, “We invested in India and China in year 1993, at that time these were not such a lucrative destination, but today these subsidiaries are fastest growing and most important for Phoenix Contact Group. By achieving continuous double-digit growth for five years starting from 2013 India has set the record within Phoenix Contact World. We are committed to invest even more in Indian company not only for Indian market but also for global requirement. Recent setting up of technology service tower and new factory is a proof of our commitment to Indian market.”
In order to serve the Indian customers better, Phoenix Contact is constantly trying for reaching at customers’ doorsteps through a dedicated team of Engineers and Channel Partners, with the right products at the right place and in the right time. The company has recently added up in its existing capacity – a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in the outskirts of the National Capital Region of Delhi which will enhance the service level to serve its customers much better.
Celebrations continued to felicitate the customers, clients, channel partners. According to the company without whom the vision would have been incomplete – the success and revenue targets could not have reached the desired mark. “We thank the people who are involved in the success and celebrate this milestone. The growth of the company speaks of its satisfied customers who have been constantly serviced by Phoenix Contact in their demand for higher quality products with reliable technology,” Parwanda concludes.
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