Facts and figures: Festo at a glance

Facts and figures

Festo as a company at a glance

Festo is a global player and an independent family-owned company with companies in 61 countries. We supply automation technology and technical education solutions for over 35 industries.

Founded

  • 1925 in Esslingen, Germany

Turnover (Group)

  • 3.07 billion euros

Number of employees (Group)

  • Around 21,000 employees worldwide

Business divisions

  • Automation: automation technology
  • Didactic: learning systems, training and consulting

Festo customers

  • Automation: more than 300,000 industry customers in 176 countries
  • Didactic: around 60,000 education customers worldwide

R&D investment

  • Around 8% of turnover

Portfolio

  • Around 33,000 catalogue products in several hundred thousand variants
  • Approximately 15,000 customised solutions per year
  • Pneumatic, servo-pneumatic and electric automation technology
  • Industry-specific skills development solutions and industry consulting

Companies

  • In 61 countries

Branch offices

  • Over 250 branch offices

Distributors

  • Authorised representatives in a further 40 countries

Worldwide service

  • In 176 countries

Quality certificates

  • ISO 9001 (since 1990)
  • PED 97/23/EC, Module D1 for air reservoirs (since 2004)
  • ISO/IEC 80079-34 since 2013 for products in explosion protection areas (2004-2013 to EN 13980)
  • ISO 13485 (since 2015)

Sustainability certificate/audit

  • Letter of conformity for Festo SE & Co. KG (en)

Environmental certificates

  • ISO 14001 (since 1999)
    (EMAS I 1996-2002)

Group certification in development, production and logistics network

  • 15 locations certified to ISO 9001
  • 15 locations certified to ISO 14001
  • 2 locations certified to OHSAS 18001
  • 2 locations certified to ISO 13485

Certifications in the sales companies

  • 58 sales companies certified to ISO 9001