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Stronger together: We enter a strategic technology partnership with Festo

Together, we’re fostering openness and flexibility in automation technology, creating valuable opportunities for all involved.
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Women in Automation – #1 Luisa

Learn how Luisa, a frontend web developer at PLCnext Technology, creates amazing web applications for the PLCnext Factory and what…
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Smart HMI now on PLCnext Store

New partner on board! PLCnext Technology welcomes Web HMI expert Smart HMI
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Stronger together: We enter a strategic technology partnership with Festo

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Women in Automation – #1 Luisa

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Women in Automation – #7 Sara

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Managing renewable energies intelligently and securely together

Solution from STE Energy and Phoenix Contact with PLCnext Control for monitoring and control of decentralized energy generation.
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PLCnext Control is at the leading edge of secure communication

We’re thrilled to announce that our PLCnext Control has received IEC 61850 and IEC 62351-3 certification from DNV.
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Women in Automation – #7 Sara

Discover Sara’s journey of growth and resilience in the world of PLCnext Technology.
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Managing renewable energies intelligently and securely together

Solution from STE Energy and Phoenix Contact with PLCnext Control for monitoring and control of decentralized energy generation.
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PLCnext Control is at the leading edge of secure communication

We’re thrilled to announce that our PLCnext Control has received IEC 61850 and IEC 62351-3 certification from DNV.

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Industrial components for industrious processes

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Loaded, blue and just-in-time – AGV solutions from Phoenix Contact

AGVs are an intelligent solution for making processes more efficient and increasing flexibility. Read how PLCnext Technology can help fulfill the complex requirements of today´s AGVs….

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Read and Write PLC Process Data with Python

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Installing Node.js on RFC 4072S

This blog explains how to install Node.js on the RFC 4072S thanks to Björn Sauer.

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Read and Write PLC Process Data with Python

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6451
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Installing Node.js on RFC 4072S

This blog explains how to install Node.js on the RFC 4072S thanks to Björn Sauer.

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PLCnext Technology Starterkit

PLCnext Technology

Getting Started

Program in style. With this PLCnext Technology Starterkit you can try out the operating principle, handling, and high performance of PLCnext Technology in a small-scale station.
The stylish starterkit comes with a PLCnext Control AXC F 2152 and three Axioline Smart Elements I/O modules.
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28 Jun 2024 8:30 am (CET)
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PLCnext Store

Extend your PLCnext Control with versatile software functions
Various types of apps provide you with limitless possibilities. Additional runtime environments, software libraries, function extensions such as cloud connectors or MQTT brokers up to ready-programmed solutions for specific use cases. The range of possibilities to expand the functions of your PLCnext Control is huge! You choose.
In-tech GmbH
Easymon AXC F 2152​
Remote monitoring for PLCnext Control without programming. With easymon you can easily view any data values from your Control device live & remotely and monitor thresholds.
Phoenix Contact Belgium​
Code Creator​
Parametrize your Modbus communication as you need it. The Code creator automatically generates a program for the hardware set-up based on your input​.
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Pump Station Control​
Ready-programmed solution to transform your PLCnext Control into a pumping station without any engineering or programming effort! For continuous monitoring and controlling of your pumping stations.​
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Water Functions Visu​
Water Function Visu is designed to suit water specific applications. Ready-to-use symbols for valves, motors, pumps and fans allow for a quick and convenient visualization of devices. Installed drives and valves can be controlled via the HMI surface due to a remote functionality.​
Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG​
Client for Eclipse hawkBit™ ARM​
Firmware Update client for PLCnext Control. For managing your devices more efficiently and easy updating of PLCnext firmware in batches. ​
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