Process automation

Process automation

We work with you to develop automation solutions for the process industry and advise you on everything from engineering to trouble-free operation. 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.


Configurator for process valve units

Configurator for process valves

Quick and easy

The way to efficient and reliable engineering: the configurator for process valve units.

See for yourself!

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

Solenoid valve technology for SIL applications

Bayer Division Crop Science

15 years with no failures

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

Read the Bayer Division Crop Science success story

Products and solutions

Products and solutions for process automation

Transporting, treating, cleaning and disposing of fluids

Process valves, ball valves, quarter turn actuators and much more for measurement and control in process engineering

Products for process automation in the catalogue

Ready-to-install solutions

Ready-to-install solutions: control cabinets

Individually configured

Solutions for control cabinets, mounting plates, pre-assembled modules and integration solutions


More about ready-to-install solutions

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

Automation for bulk materials applications

Bulk material improver

Individually tailored to your requirements and applications for dosing, conveying, storing, mixing and separating – all from a single source.

Keeping you bulk materials flowing

The new solenoid valve VSNC

Solenoid valve VSNC

Namur valve: globally certified in accordance with the current EX standards

  • High flow rates
  • Durable
  • Attractive price/performance ratio

More information on the solenoid valve VSNC

Sizing tool for quarter turn actuators

quarter turn actuator DAPS

User-friendly software for sizing and selecting suitable quarter turn actuators for the automation of butterfly valves and ball valves

Process valve automation tool

Our process automation solutions support you in your production processes for:

Water technology

Biotechnical/pharmaceutical industry

Food industry

Chemical industry