HANNOVER MESSE 2018,
23 - 27 April
The combination of different transport systems with superconductor technology is demonstrated by the SupraLoop exhibit, which comprises three individual transport ...
The SupraDrive exhibit shows how a suspended transport sledge can operate highly dynamically and be precisely positioned. Three cryostats with superconductors mounted ...
The Internet of Things (IoT), smart factories, cyber-physical systems and big data are driving the project of the future - solutions must be ever faster and more ...
Along the entire value chain, from commissioning to energy saving services. We can offer you fast and reliable services for a very wide range of applications.
Perfectly tailored to your needs: a broad spectrum of pneumatic and electrical connection technology means that we are able to develop application-specific connection ...
Increase the service life of your components and systems by using the correct air preparation, and reduce machine failures and standstills.
Optimum performance and maximum reliability: our comprehensive portfolio of sensors combines these important core qualities and ensures smooth and efficient production ...
As the inventor of the valve terminal, Festo is also a valve expert. From simple, low-cost applications to complex automation tasks, Festo has the right valve for ...
Festo offers the ideal drive technology to suit your application. Our expertise ensures safe and energy-efficient solutions for state-of-the-art industrial process ...
The first single-acting pneumatic cylinders in Europe came from Festo. Today, Festo offers pneumatic drives for a wide range of applications: from single-acting ...
Festo AG is a global player and an independent family-owned company with headquarters in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. The company supplies pneumatic and electrical automation technology to 300,000 customers of factory and process automation in over 40 industries. The products and services are available in 176 countries. With about 18,800 employees in over 250 branch offices in 61 countries worldwide, Festo achieved a turnover of around 2.74 billion Euro in 2016. Each year around 8 % of this turnover is invested in research and development. In this learning company, 1.5 % of turnover is invested in basic and further training. Yet training services are not only provided for Festo's own staff Festo Didactic SE also supplies basic and further training programmes in the field of automation technology for customers, students and trainees.
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The self-learning workplace for human-robot collaboration at the Hannover Messe trade fair
Digitalisation, networking and artificial intelligence in automation technology
The main topic of the Hannover Messe 2018, “Integrated Industries – Connect and Collaborate”, is concerned with generating competitive advantage by networking humans and machines, artificial intelligence, and intelligent products for the Internet of Things. On 27th March Festo presented a self-learning workplace for human-robot...
Getting a grasp of Industry 4.0
Digitalisation in practice in Festo products and factories
This year will be the 8th time that Hannover Messe is making Industry 4.0 its leading topic. Eberhard Klotz, Head of the Industry 4.0 campaign at Festo, explains which digital solutions are already within grasp and which ones are nearly within reach.
"Industry 4.0 is definitely more than a marketing hype," says Mr Klotz. "It is backed up by specific projects and products." For example, Festo is a memb...
Collaborative robotics in production of the future
Innovative projects from the Bionic Learning Network at the Hannover Messe trade fair
At the Hannover Messe trade fair in 2017, Festo demonstrated with the BionicCobot how humans can cooperate with lightweight pneumatic robots. This year, along with further Future Concepts, the engineers from the Bionic Learning Network are presenting a ground-breaking working environment for human-machine collaboration. They have extended the capabilities of th...
Measuring and weighing without contact
Technology based on superconductors for laboratory application
Highly pure, sterile processes are a key challenge for the industrial production of tomorrow – especially in food processing and the pharmaceuticals and medical technology industries, but also in the electronics sector. To keep manufacturing processes as free from contamination as possible, the workpieces and the workroom should be separated from each other. This can be achieved with superconduc...
Mexico on course for I4.0 with German know-how
Together into a digital future with automation and technical training
Festo has been a stable partner to Mexican industry for over 40 years. The need for training regarding Industry 4.0 can be felt in all parts of the country, in the political and business worlds and the educational sector. Festo is currently supporting the digital transformation in Mexico with automation solutions and training measures for customers, conferences, workshops, visits by d...