Cyber essentials

Cyber-attack protection certificate awarded


Security is very important in all aspects of a business. Festo Ltd had it's annual assessment by the Government backed Cyber Essentials scheme and has again earned their Certificate of Assurance. This helps organisations check they are protected against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks. You can be assured that Festo values your data and does its utmost to protect it at all times. More... 

Trouble shooting

New troubleshooting in pneumatics course


The performance of pneumatic systems in industry directly impacts overall equipment effectiveness, productivity and competitiveness. Our new course, Troubleshooting and Maintenance in Pneumatics, offers an introduction to common mistakes, fault finding, maintenance and inefficiency in pneumatics and electro-pneumatics systems. More...

Controls & Drives Ltd new website

Controls & Drives Ltd release new website


Electric automation Official Partner, Controls and Drives Ltd have released their new website focused on providing customers with a wealth of useful information and more user friendly features.  Find out more about this exciting new update and their next planned phase to improve the website further.

Collaborate to innovate

Festo jointly wins ‘Collaborate to Innovate’ Award


Festo are honoured to be part of the team to win the COVID-19 Response award from The Engineer magazine. The Emergency Ventilator for Covid-19 project team was made up of Jenton International, B&R Industrial Automation, Dero Fabrication, Shearmans and Festo. More...

Role model award

Festo Didactic sponsors Role Model Award


On Thursday 28 January 2021, Worldskills UK celebrated those making a positive difference in the skills system as they revealed the winners of their Diversity and Inclusion Heroes Awards at a digital ceremony. Festo Didactic was pleased to sponsor the Role Model Award. More... 


Farnell adds Festo to expand its automation range


Farnell is now stocking a wide range of pneumatic automation products from Festo including air control valves, pressure transmitters, vacuum generators, drives, air control cylinders and sensors which are available for fast delivery from Farnell.  More...