Company ProfileFesto is a worldwide leader in the field of automation technology and the global market leader for technical training and continuing vocational education. It is an independent family company, established in 1925, with headquarter in Esslingen, Germany. The company provides pneumatic and electric drive technology for over 300,000 customers in 200 industries world-wide both for factory and process automation. Festo Didactic offers equipment for technical learning centres, as well as training courses to over 40,000 customers worldwide. The Festo Group achieved sales revenues of over € 2.74 billion in its fiscal year 2016, with 18,800 employees represented world-wide in 250 locations.
Festo started its business in China since 1985. Currently Festo has 38 sales offices and over 100 official partner outlets in Greater China. Festo Technical Centre Shanghai and Greater China Solution Engineering Centre provide customers in the region with products and solutions tailored to their applications. The global production centres in Jinan and Shanghai, together with Regional Service Centre China in Jinan and Distribution Centre South China in Guangzhou sure supply and service to China market. Festo Experience Centre which located in Shanghai sales HQ is the place where Festo develop smart solutions with customers together. Festo serves industries like automotive, tyre/rubber, food and beverage, electronic and light assemblies, biotech-phama and water/waste water plants with pneumatic and electric technologies and total solutions.
Festo Didactic has delivered a variety of engineering support to more than 600 education partners, universities, vocational institutes and industrial training centres in Greater China – with everything from basic courses to turn-key equipment for mechatronic learning centres. Festo has approx. 2,000 employees in Greater China today.