Festo is a global player and an independent family-owned company with headquarters in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany. The products and services are available in 176 countries. With about 20,800 employees in over 250 branch offices in around 60 countries worldwide, Festo achieved a turnover of around €3.81 billion in 2022. The company offers over 30,000 products as well as a wide range of system solutions and standard handling systems for pneumatic and electrical automation technology. These include pneumatic and electric drives, valves, servo controllers, motion control, valve terminals, installation-saving connection technology, handling and assembly technology, air preparation equipment, fittings, vacuum technology, position and quality inspection, sensors and control technology.