Festo

About Festo

Festo is both a global player and an independent family-run company based in Esslingen, Germany. We supply pneumatic and electrical automation technology for 300,000 customers in over 35 industries.


Business sectors    

  •  Automation: automation technology
  • Didactic: learning systems, training and consulting

 
Year of foundation  

  •  1925

 
Turnover (Group)    

  • 2.64 billion euros

 
Number of employees (Group)    

  • Around 18,700 employees globally

 
R+D investment    

  • Around 8% of turnover

 
Portfolio    

  • Around 33,000 catalogue products in several hundred thousand variants
  • Approximately 15,000 customer solutions per year
  • Pneumatic, servopneumatic and electric automation technology
  • Industry-specific skills development solutions and industry consulting

 
Companies  

  •  In 61 countries

 
Branch offices    

  • Over 250 branch offices

 
Agencies

  • Authorised agencies in a further 40 countries

 
Worldwide after-sales service    

  • In 176 countries

 
Quality certificates    

  • ISO 9001 (since 1990)
  • PED 97/23/EC, Module D1 for Pressure Vessels (since 2004)
  • ISO/IEC 80079-34 since 2013 for products for explosion protection areas / (2004- 2013 pursuant to EN 13980)
  • ISO 13485 (since 2015)
  • Letter of Conformity for Festo AG & Co. KG (en)

 
Environmental certificates    

  • ISO 14001 (since 1999) / (EMAS I 1996 – 2002)

 
Group certification in development, production and logistics network  

  • 12 locations certified to ISO 9001
  • 12 locations certified to ISO 14001
  • 3 locations certified to VDA 6.4
  • 3 locations certified to OHSAS 18001
  • 2 locations certified to ISO 13485

 

Quality and environmental certification for other Festo companies 

  •  51 companies worldwide ISO 9001 certified

Festo customers    

  • More than 300,000 in 176 countries

For more information on Festo please visit our web site

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