Festo is both a global player and an independent family-owned company based in Esslingen am Neckar. Since its beginnings, Festo has set standards in industrial automation technology and technical education, thus contributing to the sustainable development of the environment, the economy and society.The company supplies pneumatic and electric automation technology for 300,000 factory and process automation customers in over 35 industries. The LifeTech sector with medical technology and laboratory automation is becoming increasingly important.
Products and services are available in 176 countries around the world. Worldwide, around 20,000 employees in 61 countries with over 250 subsidiaries generated sales of approximately €2.84 billion in 2020. Around 8% of this is invested annually in research and development. In the learning company, the share of training and development measures amounts to 1.5% of sales. Festo Didactic SE is a leading provider in technical education and training and offers its customers worldwide comprehensive digital and physical learning solutions in the industrial environment.
Festo Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG is one of 62 national companies of the Esslingen-based family business Festo SE & Co. KG. As an independent sales company, Festo Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG is responsible for market development in Germany and the sole sales mandate for all Festo products with the aim of maximizing customer productivity and competitiveness in factory and process automation. With over 800 employees at 11 locations as well as 19 sales partners, the 100% subsidiary has a nationwide presence for customers throughout Germany.
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