Leading automation technology company Festo joins APPMA

Qld State Manager Kevin Harrison
Qld State Manager Kevin Harrison

Leading global supplier of Pneumatic and Electrical automation technology Festo is the latest company to join the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).

Festo offers a comprehensive range of products and services for factory and process automation from individual components to complete systems. Joining, rotating, gripping, positioning, connecting, holding, testing and checking discrete materials: these are the automation tasks that Festo’s portfolio of products and services is designed to handle. 

The standard range includes pneumatic, servo pneumatic and electrical drive technology, valves and valve terminals. Sensors, intelligent compact vision systems and controllers ensure perfect communication throughout the control chain. Compressed air preparation, tubing and fittings complete the range. 
The Festo brand has been a worldwide symbol of expertise in motion automation for more than 60 years and has also been successfully active in process automation. Festo sets the benchmark in generating new automation technologies and processes, resulting in innovative solutions, systems and services that deliver high performing and more profitable automated and processing equipment for customers.
Over 30,000 catalogue products, customer-specific solutions, ready-to-install automation systems and complementary services make Festo the right partner for their customers. For years Festo has been developing solutions for a wide variety of industry segments servicing end line packaging. 
Festo is an independent family-owned company with its headquarters in Esslingen, Germany and is represented in 176 countries worldwide. In 1966 Festo Australia began its operations, now with 100+ employees throughout Festo Australasia which incorporates Australia and New Zealand. Today, there are branch offices in each capital city as well as numerous service distributors providing expert advice and solutions.