Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology. As a globally-oriented and independent family company with its headquarters in Esslingen, Germany, it has become the performance leader in its industry over the last 50 years, thanks to its innovations and problem-solving competence in all aspects of pneumatics as well as its unique range of industrial training and education programs. Today, the company provides pneumatic and electric drive technology for over 300,000 customers in 200 industries world-wide both for factory and process automation as well as cutting-edge training solutions. The Festo Group achieved sales revenues € 2,45 billion in its fiscal year 2014 and with 17,800 employees is represented world-wide in 250 locations.
Motion with air – Festo’s core competence
Festo’s trademarks are its innovations to maximise customer productivity, its global presence and its close customer partnerships. Its success is based on the simplest drive principle in the world: air. Pneumatics – using compressed air or vacuum – has become a key technology in automation and is Festo’s core competence.
The company offers over 30,000 automation products, which can be tailored to specific customer needs in a variety of modular programs. Festo’s basic product range comprises pneumatic and electrical drives, valves, valve terminals, installation-saving connection technology, handling and assembly technology, air preparation equipment, fittings, vacuum technology, position and quality monitoring, sensors and control technology, as well as a comprehensive range of educational and training products.
Innovative variety for the world of automation
Furthermore, Festo offers ready-to-install subsystems and tailor-made industry-specific solutions, for example for the automobile, electronics, food and packaging, biotech/pharma and process industries, as well as specialised solutions for regional markets and individual customers.
With a complete range of services, Festo supports its customers throughout the entire value-creation chain – providing everything from detailed advice, help with the selection of the optimum products and systems and fast installation using the “plug and work” principle through to training and on-site servicing.
61 Festo subsidiaries around the world with 250 regional offices in 176 countries ensure that Festo’s advice, service, product delivery and reliability precisely meet customer needs in all global economic regions. Today, more than 300,000 industrial customers world-wide rely on Festo’s problem-solving competence.
Festo - partner to the pharmaceutical industry
Festo offers custom tailored automation solutions for your processes – from media formulation and API production through to filling and packaging, regardless of whether these are required within the core process or in the conditioning and provision of utilities. We supply components and ready-to-install systems for the automation of your fluid handling and bulk material processes. Reduce your compressed air consumption and costs. Contact our consultants and profit from our compressed air expertise.
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- Safety and environmental technologies (641)
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- Manufacture of chemical products (528)
- Manufacture of dyes and pigments (430)
- Manufacture of chemical fibers (285)
- Manufacture of rubber and plastic products (372)
- Manufacture of detergents and cleaning agents (353)
- Manufacture of fertilizers and pest control (377)
- Manufacture of petrochemicals and mineral oil (228)
- Pharmaceutical (492)
- Pit + Quarry (394)
- Ceramics + Glass (347)
- Food + Feed (520)
- Processing (589)
- Other branches of industry (430)