Phoenix Contact, exida in Partner Pact

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 @ 02:01 PM gHale

Phoenix Contact USA and exida LLC entered into a strategic partnership to provide functional safety and cyber security assessments.

Safety at any facility is always job one for any company and unsafe or unsecured processes can put the company at risk.

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That means properly identifying functional safety and cyber security risks is a challenge in itself. Recognizing and implementing solutions that meet the latest industry standards to mitigate those risks is exida’s specialty.

“Through this partnership, exida provides Phoenix Contact with an extensive assessment offering that can help our customers improve their business,” said Spencer Bolgard, vice president and general manager of Phoenix Contact USA. “The expertise provided by exida is a valuable service to our customers and significantly complements our safety and cyber security solutions.”

“As part of exida’s growth strategy, we have been looking to partner with a select group of companies, as a means of enhancing both companies’ product and service offerings,” said Steve Gandy, exida vice president of global business development. “Phoenix Contact has a reputation for providing quality products and services to the functional safety and industrial control system cyber security markets, which complements exida’s portfolio of products and services.”