The Specialist Buyers Guide for the UK Fluid and Air Industry
Festo is a leading international supplier of automation technology with a turnover in 2015 of around €2.64 billion. Festo employs about 18,700 people worldwide and is a proven innovator and problem solver in the field of pneumatic and electrical automation where it has established itself as the performance leader. Festo offers over 30,000 pneumatic and electric products for factory and process automation technology which can be tailored to specific customer needs in a variety of modular programs.
Festo Industrial Automation’s innovative strength is demonstrated through the introduction of around 100 new products being launched every year. The company invests over 8% of its turnover in R&D resulting in over 2,600 patents held worldwide. For more information about the company’s products and services, please visit: www.festo.co.uk
Festo Training & Consulting specialises in the development of people, organisations and technology skills. Offering a range of open courses, structured development programmes and tailor-made, customer-specific projects, Festo trains over 42,000 delegates worldwide every year. More information on the training and consulting services can be found at: www.festo-didactic.co.uk
Festo’s Bionic Learning Network encapsulates the innovative nature of Festo, raising awareness and attracting talent to the company. Exploring the links between nature and technology opens up new areas of innovation and demonstrates complex ideas in a stimulating and enjoyable way. Festo works with an alliance of internal R&D, external educational establishments and specialist companies, to advance the development of bionic solutions for automation applications of the future. For more information about Festo’s Bionic Learning Network, please visit: www.festo.com/bionics
Avalco Ltd supplies a comprehensive range of solenoid valves to all types of industry throughout the UK and is fully registered to ISO9001. In most circumstances we are able to provide a next day delivery service from our extensive stocks of solenoid valves which are manufactured in Italy by ODE srl.
One of the largest European manufacturers of solenoid valves, ODE has recently made further investment in new plant and equipment to meet worldwide demand for its products, which are renowned for reliability. ODE srl are also ISO9001 approved.
The emphasis throughout the Avalco Ltd operation is on meeting customers’ exact requirements with a friendly and efficient service, combining the highest levels of customer care with comprehensive technical support.
At Avalco Ltd, we are proud to be associated with ODE srl and ATAM UK Ltd, one of the major Italian electrical component manufacturers who specialise in the design, development and manufacture of all types of Din Connectors and cabling solutions for the pneumatic and hydraulic industries.
Metal Work Pneumatic, a leading Italian company specialising in the design, manufacture and distribution of pneumatic components and systems for automation such as Solenoid Valves, Pneumatic Cylinders and fittings.
Metal Work Pneumatic Anticipate users requirements, convert the result of research into products, expand the market share worldwide: in other words be competitive.
Pneumax is a worldwide market leader in the manufacture and supply of components for pneumatic automation. With its main production facilities in Lurano, Italy, the Pneumax organisation has seen significant growth in terms of size and turnover, with the Pneumax Holdings Group now controlling 19 companies.
Pneumax has an enviable range of pneumatic products designed to meet most demands which span across many industry sectors, offering reliability through innovation. The product range, coupled with a sophisticated research and development team, ensure Pneumax products are quick and easy to install with short lead times for deliveries.
For over twenty three years, Pneumax Ltd has provided those products to the UK pneumatics market. With large stocks and an engineering workshop equipped to manufacture pneumatic cylinders, control panels, as well as the ability to modify standard products, Pneumax Ltd have the capacity to tailor pneumatic components to meet the customers’ needs. Furthermore, as well as supplying the pneumatic components, Pneumax also have a wealth of experience when it comes to applications and assisting with the design of pneumatic systems.