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Festo

Applied Automation Centre
Caswell Road
Brackmills Trading Estate
Northampton
NN4 7PY
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0800 626422
Fax : 01252 775001
Email : info.gb@festo.com
Web : www.festo.com/gb



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Reducing compressed air energy consumption

Festo suggests five practical measures that can help reduce compressed air energy consumption in the food production environment. FULL STORY...

AI improves maintenance

Steve Sands explains how new software is evolving to help manufacturers implement a predictive maintenance prioritisation strategy. FULL STORY...

It’s time to embrace robotics

Andy MacPherson shares his thoughts on why now is the perfect time for the food industry to invest in robotics and automation. FULL STORY...

Coping with change

Andy MacPherson explains the role that automation has to play in helping food processors cope with change. FULL STORY...

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Making a major investment – particularly when it involves transformative technologies – can be daunting. Andy Macpherson offers some advice for those considering implementing a smart factory strategy. FULL STORY...

Setting goals and making use of data for digital success

Food Processing has brought together some top tips for engineers in the food manufacturing sector looking to digitalise their factory floor processes. FULL STORY...

Digitise to survive!

With a perfect storm of labour shortages and the Covid-19 pandemic, Suzanne Gill finds out whether the importance of digitalisation has increased, to help ensure more resilient and robust food production processes. FULL STORY...

Upskilling to ensure smart technology is properly utilised

Suzanne Gill asks whether engineers in the food and beverage process industry have the skills needed to work with changing manufacturing models that employ smart technologies such as robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? FULL STORY...

Is automation key to success in a post-covid world?

Our world has changed rapidly in 2020, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. So, is now a good time for food processors to move forward with automation as a strategic priority? Suzanne Gill reports. FULL STORY...

Moving forward with the right skills

Suzanne Gill spoke to a cross section of food industry spokespeople to get their views on the engineering skills that the food industry will need to move on from the current pandemic and ensure it is prepared for other unexpected events in the future. FULL STORY...

Time to change your mind about paying for outcomes

Servitisation has the potential to reduce capital expenditure while also elevating performance in the food and beverage processing industry. However, the first step must be a change of mindset at both management and operational levels. Suzanne Gill reports. FULL STORY...

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Food Processing looks at the changing skills requirements as industry moves towards Industry 4.0. FULL STORY...

Tools to help deliver a digital future

Industry 4.0 has now moved well beyond the concept stage although there is still a long way to go. The next generation 5G wireless networks and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be crucial elements to enable Industry 4.0 to be wholly implemented, says Steve Sands. FULL STORY...

Looking at skills as a key ingredient for success

Andy MacPherson examines how the UK food industry can develop the skills set required for a more automated future. FULL STORY...

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