Digitalization of production: Smartenance maintenance manager on tablet

Digitalization of production

The digitalization process is kind of like being pregnant. A big, positive change is coming, but you're not sure what will change and what actions really make sense right now. With Festo you have an automation partner that is helping to shape the digital future and can walk through the next steps with you. Get an overview of our range of digital products and tools here. And decide what your next steps will be. Simple.

No matter where your business is along the industrial production chain, these days you find yourself asking the same central question: “What digital products can give me greater productivity, speed, and efficiency, and how?”

Festo has a wide variety of offers for you in this regard. The portfolio ranges from Festo Smartenance, the digital assistant for your maintenance, and Motion Apps, which turn our VTEM valve manifold into a multifunctional automation platform, to our digital Handling Guide Online configurator. Accordingly, we present our offer to you along with the following key words:

But first we invite you to watch four videos featuring our industry experts and learn about what digitalized automation solutions already exist and specifically how our digital products can be used in these solutions.

What does digitalization bring to your industry?

Automotive and tier-1 supplier industry

To schedule and carry out condition-based maintenance, you need to intelligently link and evaluate data from many different sources. This is how big data turns into smart data that helps you.

Food and packaging industry

Traceable production processes down to individual batches will be indispensable for you. Plus different sizes, formats, and shapes are increasingly important to you – your production is becoming flexible down to batch sizes of 1.

Process industry

By having novel automation concepts such as modular automation, but also by gathering and analyzing data within the cloud, you can unlock unimagined potential for your productivity.

Electronics industry

As a manufacturer, ever shorter cycles in electronics production pose great challenges and demand innovative solutions from your business. This is precisely where digitalization helps: through flexible mechanics and networking of the manufacturing cells.

Digitalization of production: employee with tablet in production hall

Software solutions for design, operation, and maintenance

In our App World we offer software solutions that digitally map the complete packages of tasks in industrial production.

With extensive benefits for you. You can use Smartenance to schedule complex maintenance processes and offer mobile accessibility to system operators. Or use FluidDraw in design to create and document complete electrical and pneumatic circuit diagrams. And don’t forget Schematic Solution, which you can use to create and document complete Eplan projects at lightning speed and without errors.

Would you like to know more? Learn about these and other software solutions from Festo here.


Schedule and support maintenance with Smartenance

Check system statuses and power consumption with Dashboards

Manage automation projects centrally with Projects

Create circuit diagrams with FluidDraw

Create Eplan projects with Schematic Solution





Digitalization of production: Festo Motion Terminal

Smart automation components

As a technology leader in industrial automation, we see it as our main calling to ensure that an ever growing proportion of our products offer digital functions. This means being able to generate operating data in real time and send it to other components or control levels of the system. Like our MSE6 energy efficiency module. Another highly interesting digitalization application is our Motion Terminal VTEM. The function range of this product can be extended with an app. The examples show what opportunities digitalization offers for industrial automation products.

Find out more on our overview page.


Extend functions with an app: VTEM

Live energy efficiency data: MSE6

System kit with preconfigured software: YJKP

Optimally connect pneumatics to the cloud: CPX-IoT gateway

Digitalization of production: Automation Suite