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Angela Merkel Hannover 17

Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visits Festo booth

24/4/17 

On her tour of the Hannover Messe 2017 trade fair, Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel visited the Festo Booth D11 in Hall 15 on 24th April 2017. Festo is initiating the digitalisation of pneumatics with its breakthrough innovation Festo Motion Terminal, presented for the first time at the fair. Further highlights this year include the latest projects from the Bionic Learning Network: the BionicCobot, the BionicMotionRobot and the OctopusGripper. More...

Festo to exhibit at Med-Tech 2017

Festo to exhibit at Med-Tech 2017

11/4/17 

Med-Tech takes place 27th – 28th April at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and is focussed around Medical devices. Festo will be exhibiting on stand 45A where we will welcome visitors who build machines for delivering oxygen to patients, dialysis equipment and pneumatically controlled surgical tools amongst others. More...

Festo at Maintec 2017

Festo at Maintec 2017

20/3/17 

The Festo Training & Consulting stand will show the wide range of automation-focused training programmes designed specifically for maintenance and production engineering teams looking to improve productivity. Offering far more than just pneumatics, topics include energy conservation in compressed air systems, safety, fault finding, electrics, hydraulics, PLCs, lean production and TPM as well as management and leadership topics. More... 

Festo hosts first updated interactive Machine Safety Seminar of 2017

Festo hosts first updated interactive Machine Safety Seminar of 2017

15/3/17 

Machinery Safety SeminarsThe Machinery Safety Alliance have redesigned the seminar to have a mixture of presentations and interactive problem solving workshops. A more inclusive and interactive element has been added to enhance the presentations but they of course still focus on all the latest regulations and updates to the key issues of machinery safety. More...

Kiowa wins Festo ‘Sales Partner of the Year’ award 2016

Kiowa wins Festo ‘Sales Partner of the Year’ award 2016

2/3/17 

Sleaford, Lincolnshire-based Kiowa has won the prestigious Festo ‘Sales Partner of the Year’ award for outstanding performance in 2016 for the fourth time.  The award is presented to the company within the Festo Sales Partner network that shows the best sales growth of Festo products for the year, combined with demonstrable gains in operational efficiency and the highest level of commitment to strategic campaigns. More... 

Jaguar Landrover Innovations event

Jaguar Landrover Innovations event

8/2/17 

Festo are proud to have once again been invited to attend the Jaguar Landrover Innovations event at the visitor centre in Castle Bromwich.  This two day event, which took place on 6th & 7th February, showcased the winners of an internal competition across the whole of JLR for employees demonstrating innovation in the workplace.  The event had a series of seminars, including one run by Festo where Andy Parker-Bates talked about Future Factories. More... 

STEM students from Moulton School visit Festo

STEM students from Moulton School visit Festo

19/1/17 

We were pleased to welcome pupils from Moulton School & Science College recently to our Northampton head quarters. They are all studying STEM subjects and keen to see what an automation company does. It was the clear the group was bristling with budding engineers and they had been given a good grounding on STEM subjects. Some came armed with some searching questions about engineering career opportunities in automation. More...