• Around 18,700 employees

    Around 18,800 employees

  • Companies in 61 countries

    Companies in 61 countries

  • 250 subsidiaries worldwide

    250 subsidiaries worldwide

  • Service in 176 countries

    Service in 176 countries

  • 100 new patents every year

    100 new patents every year

  • 15,000 customer solutions each year

    15,000 customer solutions each year

Figures, data, facts

The Festo company at a glance 

Festo is both a global player and an independent family-run company based in Esslingen, Germany. We supply pneumatic and electrical automation technology for 300,000 customers in over 35 industries.

Business sectors • Automation: automation technology
• Didactic: learning systems, training and consulting
 
Year of foundation • 1925
 
Turnover (Group) • 2.74 billion euros
 
Number of employees (Group) • Around 18,800 employees globally
 
R+D investment • Around 8% of turnover
 
Portfolio • Around 33,000 catalogue products in several hundred thousand variants
• Approximately 15,000 customer solutions per year
• Pneumatic, servopneumatic and electric automation technology
• Industry-specific skills development solutions and industry consulting
 
Companies • In 61 countries
 
Branch offices • Over 250 branch offices
 
Agencies
 
• Authorised agencies in a further 40 countries
 
Worldwide after-sales service • In 176 countries
 
Quality certificates • ISO 9001 (since 1990)
• PED 97/23/EC, Module D1 for Pressure Vessels (since 2004)
• ISO/IEC 80079-34 since 2013 for products for explosion protection areas / (2004- 2013 pursuant to EN 13980)
• ISO 13485 (since 2015)
• Letter of Conformity for Festo AG & Co. KG (en)
 
Environmental certificates • ISO 14001 (since 1999) / (EMAS I 1996 – 2002)
 
Group certification in development, production and logistics network • 12 locations certified to ISO 9001
• 12 locations certified to ISO 14001
• 3 locations certified to VDA 6.4
• 3 locations certified to OHSAS 18001
• 2 locations certified to ISO 13485
 
Quality and environmental certification for other Festo companies
 
• 51 companies worldwide ISO 9001 certified
 
Festo customers • More than 300,000 in 176 countries