Festo Corporation

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Festo and Graybar recently signed a national distribution agreement.


This proof of concept will lead the way to future developments reports Festo, an OPAK partner. Festo and Siemens have also collaborated on an Industry 4.0 inspired machine transport solution – the Multi-Carrier System.


Festo showcases new technology such as an all-in-one DC servo motor/drive for fast precise motion control and a host of training options offered by Didactic, the company’s training arm. (Festo Booth #910).


Visitors to Festo Booth 3767 can interact with an automated fermentation process, view a media valve demonstration, and discuss the company's latest top-down/bottom-up diagnostics capabilities.


-Leadership in Solar is an industry recognition program to acknowledge solar industry excellence across all segments of the industry. The Solar Power World User Community has cast its votes, and Festo was selected as a winner in the components category!


Summit Media Group’s Automation World Magazine is pleased to announce the First Team category Leaders in the 2013 Leadership in Automation Program.


Motion systems based on nature’s designs, high speed robotics, desktop handling systems, and the Bionic Handling Assistant as seen on PBS’s Nova are all featured by Festo at SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening).


Festo introduces the new CPXFB36 node for EtherNet/IP communications. The CPX-FB36, which is the next generation replacement for the Festo CPX-FB32 communication


Iowa Fluid Power, also serving western Illinois and Missouri, will represent the complete line of Festo pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components, and controls.


Markets served by these distributors include packaging, robotics/palletizing, oil and gas, mining, solar, material handling, food processing, dairy and farm, semi-conductor, timber, land transportation, automotive, and printing/converting.


Festo has assembled a range of downloadable material on international safety standards and procedures designed to help OEMs ensure cost effective safety engineering for machines and systems


Festo pneumatic and electric actuation and control components and systems are designed to improve the overall productivity, flexibility, and performance of automated systems. (Festo Booth #2572)


Festo Hosts a Two Day Event to Promote Manufacturing Opportunities in the United States


The new regional service center, scheduled to open in 2015, will assemble and distribute products to customers faster and more efficiently than ever before, while serving as a showplace for the effectiveness of Festo automation solutions.


The mechanical dragonfly flies like an airplane, helicopter, and glider and is controlled from a smart phone. This marvel of engineering from Festo is a stunning follow up to the bionic Smart Bird


Summit Media Group will donate the 2013 David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship to Chicago’s Austin Polytechnical Academy Advanced Manufacturing Career Program. The scholarship will be awarded during The Automation Conference, May 14-15 in Chicago.


Festo announces the addition of Powermatic Associates, Pleasanton, California, to its distribution team. Powermatic will offer the full range of Festo pneumatic and automation products in northern California and the Reno, Nevada area.


Festo will showcase its next generation solutions for laboratory automation and screening. The SLAS 2013 workshop will cover recent advancements in three key areas of lab automation and a discussion of new Piezo-valve-based technology for gas control.


The GACCs recognize outstanding German subsidiary companies that demonstrate excellence in their workforce training, especially for young people.


Festo Corporation, the United States arm of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of automation equipment, is celebrating 40 years of advancing automation.