The Phoenix Mecano Group is a global player in the enclosures and industrial components segments and is a leader in many markets. Geared towards the professional and cost-effective manufacture of niche products, it helps to ensure the smooth operation of processes and connections in the machine industry and industrial electronics. Its products are used in the mechanical engineering, measurement and control technology, medical technology, aerospace technology, alternative energy and home and hospital care sectors, amongst others. In Switzerland Phoenix Mecano is represented in two locations. The main office of the holding company and Phoenix Mecano Komponenten AG, which produces all products made by the various Phoenix Mecano subsidiaries, is located in Stein am Rhein. Phoenix Mecano Management AG has its main office at Lindenstrasse 23 in Kloten in the canton of Zurich. Operative management for the entire Group is conducted from here. Our organisation is highly streamlined. Operative responsibility is distributed among division heads and managers of the various subsidiaries. Since we went public on the stock market in 1988, our investors' interests have been our main priori
From gas to components The history of Phoenix Mecano began with the foundation of "Phoenix Maschinentechnik AG" in 1975. The company initially specialised in manufacturing and selling gases for the welding industry. Gas was our stepping stone to welding torches. Many manufacturers produced high-technology welding tools, but due to a lack of materials technology expertise their torches were of mediocre or poor quality. We began to study the welding torch and found a neglected market. We had embarked on a new p
Vision As a global player in the components sector Phoenix Mecano develops detailed technical solutions with and for its customers, enabling them to convert ideas into marketable products. In our capacity as a specialised partner we meet our clientele‚Äės most stringent requirements with regard to technology, service and a customer-oriented approach, constantly assisting them by supplying anything from components to full systems which can help them enhance their potential for creating value added even fu
Strategic Outlook As a components manufacturer, it is vital that Phoenix Mecano builds its strategic activities on an extremely sound cost basis. Components do not differ significantly in terms of their design or their quality. For customers, price is the most important deciding factor. Following the course of the learning curve, prices for components are falling slightly in the long term. Our tried and test yet forward-looking approach towards continuous improvement of our cost position, rests on three pillars: The constant expansion of our group- wide global sourci