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The world’s leading supplier of automation technology and technical education

Established in 1925, Festo is an independent family-owned company based in Esslingen a.N., Germany. In 1979, Fetso entered Taiwan market and Festo co., ltd. was founded in Linkou No.2 Industrial Zone,New Taipei city, and then two branch offices were set up in Taichung and Kaohsiung. Festo provides pneumatic and electric technology and comprehensive solutions for factory automation and process automation, including the automotive, electronic and light assembly industries, food and beverage packaging, water technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals industries etc. In addition, Festo Didactic provides state-of-the-art training solutions for industrial companies and educational institutions throughout the world. With the establishment of Festo Business Region in greater China, Festo fully achieves the coordinated utilization of production, sales and research resources, which makes Festo serve Taiwan customers better and help Taiwan manufacturing industry to expand globally.

Festo in Taiwan market for over 40 years...

  • 1925, Festo was founded in Germany.
  • 1955, Festo produced the first pneumatic driver AH/AV in Germany.
  • 1965, Festo Didactic was established to offer industrial training equipment and courses. Teaching laboratories was set up to train industrial talents.
  • 1975, Festo developed the world's first standardized cylinder series DSN.
  • 1979, Festo Co., Ltd. was established. Festo started its business in Taiwan.
  • 1980, Festo developed the world’s first programmable controller FPC606, since then Festo expanded its business to electric drive.
  • 1989, Festo developed the world's first Valve Terminal.
  • 2001, Festo Technology Engineering Center was established in shanghai and expanded in 2013 to become a center with comprehensive research and development capabilities serving the global market.
  • 2006, Festo set up bionic learning network to bring new power to factory automation and process automation.
  • 2013, Festo became a founding member and steering member of the German Industry 4.0 concept committee.
  • 2016, Festo launched the Jinan global production center. The new plant in Jinan Suncun will become the largest Festo factory in the world.
  • 2017, the world's first digital pneumatic valve (VTEM) controlled by app was released.
  • 2019, the first phase of Jinan global production center was officially put into operation.
  • 2019, Festo Taiwan celebrated the 40th anniversary. In addition, Taiwan Festo Experience Center (FEC) was established to explore the future of industry 4.0 and automation.

Festo Jinan Global Production Center (GPC) provides reliable delivery and service for customers in Greater China

Festo Jinan global production center, located in Jinan high-tech zone in Shandong province, is one of the most important strategic investments of Festo group. It will be the largest production center of Festo in the world and adheres to Festo global quality standard. It adopts the top machine tools and automatic processing and assembly technology, as well as intelligent manufacturing and automatic logistics system to provide customers in China and Asia with high-quality and cost-effective products with more reliable delivery services.

Jinan global production center will include production center, logistics center, training center, laboratory, intelligent manufacturing platform, office building, etc. The construction of GPC Jinan is currently moving smoothly, and the first phase of the project has been put into operation in 2019.

Festo Technology Engineering Center (TEC) creates value for customers through innovation and close collaboration

In order to meet the growing market demand in greater China, and to provide customized products and services that fit with customers' applications, Festo established the Technology Engineering center in Shanghai in 2001 and expanded it in 2013 to become a center with comprehensive research and development capabilities that can serve the global market.

The center is led by a professional research and development team composed of hundreds of product engineer. Based on the global test equipment and standards, it serves Festo subsidiaries and production center in Asia Pacific for professional new product development and technical support. Besides, it also offers customized product and regional customer solution for growing customers in Asia Pacific, which is truly "Local for Local".

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Looking into the future, Festo Experience Center (FEC) turns creative ideas into reality

Festo Experience Centre (FEC) set test, experiment, demonstration and training functions in one. It provides you an industrial environment supported by Festo pneumatic, electric equipment and technicians. The applications displayed here range from automotive, light assembly and electronic, food and beverage packaging, life science to water and process treatment. We have not only the strong automation solution capability, but also an automation laboratory for test and innovation. By 2019, Festo has established five experience centers in greater China, they are located in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu and Taipei.

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Quality is our life

Festo strives for all-round enterprise quality and works hand in hand with our customers and partners inside and outside. Quality is an important competitive advantage for us. In order to improve customer satisfaction and truly and timely monitor the quality, or if you have any questions about products and service quality, please call (02)2601-9281. Our relevant department will deal with it at the first time.

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