REDwire Festo continues to lead in innovation, automation and education

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Festo offers innovative products, solutions and services across the globe.

The Festo name is recognized worldwide as a leading supplier of automation technology, industrial training and education programs. With its innovative range of products, solutions and services, the company aims to maximize the productivity and competitiveness of its customers. And with 61 companies and 250 branches in 176 countries across the globe, the German, family owned company is well positioned to achieve this goal. 


Festo offers a wide range of automation components — everything a customer would need for its automation project. From actuators, sensors and tubing, to valves, machine safety products, grippers and all of the connection components required to mount the assembly together, Festo prides itself on being a one-stop automation solutions provider. It’s many offerings include a lineup of pneumatic and electromechanical drives, motors and controllers, handling systems, vacuum technology, valves and valve terminals, sensors, electrical connector technology, image processing systems and much more. 

Education and training

The education and training arm of Festo is called Festo Didactic. Here, the company provides skills development products and services for manufacturing and process automation. The offerings range from educational equipment for training facilities, to training and advice for industrial production companies.

Festo employs experienced trainers and consultants, and offers qualification programs, technical training courses and packages, learning and simulation software, courseware, modular training factories and education consulting.

Festo in Canada

In 2015, Festo celebrated its 40th anniversary in Canada, and 90 years since its founding in Germany. Based in Mississauga, Ont., the Canadian operation has the same reputation as a leading product innovator, solutions provider and industrial educator as its Festo counterparts across the globe.

“Festo is determined to be a pace-setter in the development and implementation of the smart technologies of tomorrow,” says Thomas Lichtenberger, president and CEO of Festo Canada. “Our aim at Festo Canada is to maximize the productivity of our current and future customers. That, in turn, will ensure we continue to be a great success story here in Canada for decades to come.”

To learn more about its products and services in Canada, contact Festo Canada


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