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Most recent articles relating to Festo;

Pneumatics joins the smart revolution

Andy Parker-Bates discusses the technological advances in pneumatics that are helping food processors start their journey towards the smart factory. FULL STORY...

A key ingredient for success

The UK food industry in the UK is experiencing a crisis – fewer new recruits are being attracted into the sector and experienced workers are leaving. What can companies in the food supply chain do to secure a suitably skilled workforce for the future? Andy MacPherson, examines the options. FULL STORY...

Smarten up to the future of food manufacturing

Where and why should food and beverage processors start their smart manufacturing journey? Suzanne Gill asked a variety of automation and equipment suppliers for their thoughts and advice. FULL STORY...

Predicting the future of maintenance

Meeting the challenges facing the food processing sector today requires an increase in machine availability and a reduction in unscheduled downtimes and so it is important to look at techniques that can help to manage maintenance and maximise production reliability. Suzanne Gill finds out how advancing technologies and digitalisation of the plant floor might affect maintenance strategies for food processors.FULL STORY...

Appetite for Engineering 2017: The countdown has started

To both inspire and educate engineers working across the food and beverage sector about the benefits of automation technologies, this year's Appetite for Engineering event will be taking place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Ansty Park in Coventry on 19th October. Suzanne Gill reports. FULL STORY...

Pneumatics: a future in food?

Andrew MacPherson, industry sector manager, Food & Beverage at Festo, talked to Food Processing about pneumatic technology trends in the food sector. FULL STORY...

Taking a glimpse into the future of the food production process

Ever wondered what the food manufacturing environment might look like in the future? Suzanne Gill spoke to some key industry vendors to get their thoughts. FULL STORY...

Automation awareness workshops

The workshops will focus on how customers can integrate systems and extract full benefit from them quickly and efficiently. The half-day events will be free to a given number of attendees from each participating company. FULL STORY...

Delivering better plant, productivity & people in the UK food & drink manufacturing sector

Festo is pleased to be involved again with this year’s Appetite for Engineering (A4E) event, the forum for senior engineering leaders in the UK food and drink manufacturing and processing industry. This year’s programme is focused around the need for better plant, productivity and people in our industry – all areas Festo is committed to helping its customers improve through its industrial automation solutions, as well as its training, development and consulting services. FULL STORY...

Welcome to the Food Processing Awards 2016!

This year’s Food Processing Awards, in association with our headline sponsor, Festo, will be taking place at the Malmaison in Birmingham on the evening of 19th October, following on from the Appetite for Engineering event. FULL STORY...

Top tips for pneumatic efficiency

Energy efficiency has become a key business concern.  Pneumatic and compressed air systems can be energy wasters, so could offer a good opportunity to find savings, says Festo, headline sponsor for the 2106 Appetite for Engineering event.FULL STORY...

Delivering Industry 4.0-ready workers

Neil Lewin, consultant – training and development at Festo, believes that the full potential of Industry 4.0 will only be realised if factory-floor staff believe in the concept and are properly trained to deliver it. FULL STORY...

New Festo DSBC Cylinders Combine Lower Cost with Higher Spec

Priced at 15% less than previous Festo DNC and DNCB cylinder ranges, the new DSBC cylinders bring a number of important benefits for machine builders and industrial process maintenance personnel.FULL STORY...

Festo’s WaveHandler modular conveyor with intelligent subsystems

Festo has developed a new pneumatic conveyor concept – the WaveHandler – for the transportation and simultaneous sorting of delicate objects. FULL STORY...

Festo’s MPA-C valve terminal meets IP69K requirements

Augmenting Festo’s ‘Clean Design’ portfolio, the MPA-C valve terminal sets a new industry standard by meeting the requirements for protection class IP69K and CRC4 - the highest corrosion resistance class from Festo.FULL STORY...

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