Festo Converting Industry

Converting Industry

Automation Solutions Ready to Roll

Festo improves converting machinery equipment for the paper, film and foil and non-woven industries through smart automation. With our innovative products, support tools, and complete systems, we help OEMs reduce costs and increase throughput, quickly and efficiently.

Are you in a race against customer demand, scrambling to expand your machines’ capabilities to meet a wider range of applications at faster speeds? Let Festo help take your converting process to the next level.

We understand the challenges of the converting industries and can reduce costs and generate added value though our comprehensive suite of industrial automation solutions. From single components to complete systems consisting of drives, sensors and valves, to the digitalization of your equipment. We can help improve the speed and flexibility of your equipment.

We are also a proud, recognized partner of Rockwell Automation, offering a host of automation components and tools that operate seamlessly with your Rockwell control system.


Unplanned interruptions can have dramatic consequences on any factory floor, but especially for paper production, which is a continuous process. Our pneumatic components, complete systems and support tools ensure optimal operation of machines used for converting fine paper, corrugated board or tissue.

Fine Paper:

Festo provides main pneumatic elements for envelop machines, assisting in the processes of forming, drying and shape finishing.

Corrugated Board:

Festo’s advanced automation components and systems for packaging machinery helps OEMs stay competitive with increased throughput volume and consistency.


From toilet paper to paper towels to tissues to napkins, Festo automation solutions help bring these paper products from the factory floor to the grocery store.

Film and Foil

Innovation and technology in film and foil converting has fueled industry growth, in large part thanks to flexible packaging, the fastest growing market segment for narrow web. Now more than ever, manufacturers need reliable, intuitive automation solutions to deliver the best performance on the production lines and get to market faster.

With our thorough understanding of web-based processes and converting systems, we equip you with the tools you need to achieve maximum productivity, quality and efficiency in the converting of packaging film, plastic bags, laminates, and other forms and products.

Non Woven

New technological developments and new production techniques in non-wovens have presented new challenges to the manufacturers of converting machinery equipment.

A greater demand for products coupled with the need to meet rising customer quality requirements is pushing the industry’s leading converters to the limits.

Festo helps non-woven manufacturers and converters process their materials—from diapers to wipes to filters to medical gowns—with automation solutions designed to speed production, drive down costs, reach shelves faster, and achieve customer satisfaction.

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