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  • Festo

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

    Telephone : 0800 626422
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Articles By Festo

    • Festo showing Progress in Motion at PPMA 2022

      The Festo stand focuses on key applications for the process and packaging sector.

    • Seamless connectivity as a guiding principle

      Festo believes a true automation company should offer its customers seamless connectivity from the workpiece to the cloud, across the whole portfolio and independent of technology. Of course, no company can offer the entire needs of a machine builder, but what is offered should seamlessly fit together, mechanically, electrically, and intelligently.

    • How many users of compressed air know where the weak points in their systems are?

      Operating costs for pneumatic equipment can be reduced by up to 60 percent if system operators put into practice the results and analyses of the Compressed Air Energy Efficiency Audit GFAA by Festo, the company says.

    • Reducing CO2 through sustainable engineering

      Towards a carbon-neutral future with engineering tools and automation solutions from Festo.

    • Sustainability at Festo – On the way to climate neutrality from 2023

      Automation is an enabler for the industrial transformation towards climate protection and resource efficiency, sustainability and the circular economy. With its products and solutions, Festo contributes to enabling resource-efficient production and helps to establish a circular economy along the entire value chain – with the clear aim of reducing CO2 emissions.

    • First pneumatic cobot heralds new era of human-robot collaboration

      What if there were a robot that was easy to use, didn't need a safety fence and was also attractively priced? That would be a whole new era in human-robot collaboration. This new era is now dawning – with the world's first pneumatic robot from Festo.

    • Artificial intelligence in real time

      If manufacturers of automation technology want to create real added value for their customers, digitalisation solutions are the way to do it. “That is why Festo developed the Festo Automation Experience, or Festo AX for short,” explains Dr. Oliver Niese, Vice President Digital Business at Festo. Festo AX boosts the performance of machines and systems, thus making customers even more successful.

    • Controlled pneumatics webinar

      With rising energy prices pushing up the cost of compressed air, it is more important than ever to use it carefully and wisely. The same is true for process gases, ranging from air to inert gases, oxygen, and exotic gases.

    • 200 not out

      As Connectivity reaches 200 issues, we take a quick look at where our strategic partners sit in the Industry 4.0 landscape, what factors are driving them forwards, and also what milestones they’ve achieved in getting to where they are today.

    • Design Cartesian robots in minutes – complete with digital documentation

      Festo has extended the capabilities of its Handling Guide Online (HGO) to include 3D cantilever systems in addition to linear, planar surface and 3D handling systems. These improvements mean that design engineers can now plan extremely compact or extremely dynamic Cartesian robots in a matter of minutes using the HGO’s intuitive configuration and ordering software.

    • ROI – The case for automation digitalisation

      Automation digitalisation does not just improve production and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE): it also has numerous ways of giving you a good return on investment. Festo’s Andy MacPherson offers this advice to key decision-makers wishing to implement a smart factory strategy.

    • Festo automation and support help accelerate the drive to vehicle electrification

      Festo continues to broaden its expertise and resources to support the automotive industry's changing needs as it transforms from the internal combustion engine (ICE) towards electrification.

    • Driving battery production forward

      Exciting developments in automation technology will improve production of Lithium-ion batteries, says Warren Harvard, Festo.

    • Make decisions based on facts

      The new Festo Automation Experience (Festo AX) offers easy-to-use software modules for monitoring components, machines and systems. This transformation to maintenance, based on data, is another step towards more efficient and optimised production.

    • Grolsch bottling plant upgrade goes with a swing, thanks to Festo automation

      New servo technology from Festo is helping Grolsch to put the iconic swing tops on its bottles of lager. The ‘swing-top transfer unit’ was custom-designed by Festo in conjunction with system integrator MCA Linear Motion Robotics and is installed at the Grolsch Enschede plant in The Netherlands.


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