Mechatronics and factory automation learning solutions – from technology fundamentals to complete industrial automation

Mechatronics and factory automation learning solutions – from technology fundamentals to complete industrial automation

Dynamic, multidisciplinary fields of science and technology
Today’s advanced manufacturing industry relies heavily on mechatronics and automation technologies, making these technologies fast-growing career fields.

Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronics, information technology, and systems thinking utilized in the design of products and automation processes. As industrial automation deals primarily with the automation of manufacturing, quality control, and material handling processes, it is easy to understand the importance of mechatronics and automation training.

High quality, flexible solutions
The Modular Production System MPS® is the origin of and basis for almost all mechatronics training systems by Festo Didactic. Our learning solutions also encompass a wide range of topics directly related to mechatronics and factory automation, such as robotics, CAD/CAM, and PLC.

Instructors can also easily expand learning by selecting other products and services in a wide range of technologies.

All systems are 100% modular, allowing for expansion and flexibility, making investments future-proof with no dead-ends.

Success with the right combination of learning methods
A broad array of products, including hardware, simulation software, web-based training products, and extensive curriculum, combine to provide instructors with the most comprehensive, industrial-based training programs available worldwide.

Fostering skills and knowledge development

Combining learning tools and equipment enables instructors to create an ideal environment for Mechatronics and Factory Automation training tailored to specific training objectives and learning scenarios.

Technical training objectives include the ability to:

  • Analyze functional relationships in mechatronic systems
  • Manufacture mechanical components
  • Follow information and energy flow in electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic subsystems
  • Plan and organize work flow
  • Commission, troubleshoot, and repair mechatronic systems
  • Communicate using industrial network protocols, including DeviceNetTM and PROFIBUS


Festo Didactic offers a wide range of learning systems – from small, ­table-top systems to full-fledged learning factories – that support skills development and knowledge acquisition in all aspects of mechatronics and automation.

All around the world, Festo Didactic supports technical education efforts for diverse settings, including: secondary schools, colleges, vocational schools, universities, industrial companies, and more.