Since 1925: always a step ahead
The history of the Festool name is the history of a vision, and of a consistent company philosophy focused on the needs of users.
The company was founded in 1925 by Albert Fezer and Gottlieb Stoll in southern
Germany. Ever since their goal has been to offer the expert tradesman tools to
make daily work better and easier. This effort has led to numerous technological
like the first portable chainsaw and has made Festool a leader in innovation,
expertise, and quality.
During the past 76 years, techniques, technology and the work you do have all
changed. festool has been one of the drivers of this change, with major innovations
all along the way. They’ve focused on the needs of the skilled trades, and are
proud of the close relationship they enjoy with their users.
As they developed, so did their logo and name. Festo has been changed to Festool,
better reflecting what they’re all about – tools. The name has changed, but their
commitment has not. They will continue to give you the best in technology, quality
and results, with tools that are like nothing else.