Handling technology

Festo offers handling systems for a huge range of applications in handling and assembly technology. From standard solutions for all common automation technology applications through to customised solutions for your own very specific requirements.

Standard handling systems

Handling technology with robot technology using the Handling Guide Online

Handling systems with serial kinematics with strokes of up to 3,000 mm – pre-assembled and tested

  • Single-axis systems (1D)
  • Linear gantries (2D)
  • Planar surface gantries (2D)
  • Three-dimensional gantries (3D)


With standardised energy chain and matching components: motor, gear unit and controller

Configure and order your made-to-measure handling system now in just three steps and benefit from standardised processes and quick delivery times.


Start the Handling Guide Online


Highly dynamic handling systems

Our all-in-one systems for highly dynamic motion and positioning have an incredibly low moving mass. They enable top acceleration rates, a high payload and optimal working space coverage.

Handling technology linear gantry EXCT

Linear gantry EXCT

Optimum dynamic response with up to 90 picks/min


More information on the linear gantry EXCT

EXCT in the catalogue

Handling technology planar surface gantry EXCH

Planar surface gantry EXCH

Large working space and high speeds


More information on the planar surface gantry EXCH

EXCH in the catalogue

Handling technology parallel kinematic system EXPT

Parallel kinematic system EXPT

High-speed handling for free movements in three dimensions


More information on the parallel kinematic system EXPT

EXPT in the catalogue

Compact handling systems

Our solutions for small installation spaces as, for example, in small parts assembly in the electronics industry or laboratory automation.

Handling technology planar surface gantry EXCM

Planar surface gantry EXCM

Compact and flat for small working spaces


More information on the planar surface gantry EXCM

EXCM in the catalogue

Handling technology compact handling system YXMx

Compact handling system YXMx

System kit comprising software, controller and kinematics

A basis for various desktop applications


More information on the compact handling system YXMx

Product information

Overview Handling systems


Services for handling systems

Commissioning axis systems

Control systems cabinet for handling systems



Application example of ready-to-install handling systems

Automation solution for STAMA Maschinenfabrik GmbH

User report STAMA Maschinenfabrik GmbH