Process industry

Process industry

We work with you to develop automation solutions for the process industry: for harsh environments under extreme temperatures, with stringent requirements for corrosion resistance or for special safety requirements. This includes individual components such as process valves, valve terminals and electrical peripheral equipment, ready-to-install solutions and control cabinets as well as control panels and controllers for your systems.

We advise you on everything from engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning to smooth operation and maintenance.


SIL: functional safety

SIL – functional safety

Minimise the safety risks for people and the environment

The reliability of safety functions in electric and electronic systems is assessed according to safety integrity levels defined in the basic standard IEC 61508.

Festo provides suitable products that meet the requirements for safety-related functions in chemical plants.

More information about SIL

Bayer Division Crop Science customer application

Bayer Division Crop Science

Proven solenoid valve technology for SIL applications

Tried and tested in operation since 2002: certified solenoid valves with no limitation on operating time in a multi-purpose plant with the highest standards in safety and reliability

Bayer Division Crop Science user report

Explosion prevention and protection

ATEX – Explosion prevention and protection

Keeping explosive atmospheres under control

Open- and closed-loop control in potentially explosive atmospheres:

Festo offers suitable products for the entire pneumatic and electrical control chain, including extensive documentation and declarations of conformity.

Additional information on explosion prevention and protection

Our process automation solutions support you in your production processes:

Water technologyBiotech, pharma and cosmeticsFood industryChemical industry