Highly efficient beverage bottling
and packaging

Beverage filler

Festo offers you food-safe beverage technology to suit every taste, whether for beer, spirits, water or juice. This video shows how clever automation can optimise beverage production, from manufacturing the bottles to the filling line for beverages to end line packaging.

Perfectly adjusted beverage filling

Efficiency in beverage production

Smart product features, high system availability, large production volumes – what's important to you? Take a look at these examples to find out how you can boost the performance of your bottling lines or when handling beverage packaging systems:


System availability doesn't happen by chance

High system availability can be planned. The key indicators for overall equipment effectiveness are availability, performance and quality. These examples show how you can reduce downtimes and increase cycle rates while maintaining top quality.

OEE – increasing equipment effectiveness (PDF)

From the blank to the bottle under high pressure

Festo has the right pneumatic products for high-pressure applications, such as blow moulding of PET bottles. The key to success is precise control using valves and valves blocks and the right compressed air preparation, along with our worldwide services, from design engineering tools to operation.

Pneumatic components for high-pressure applications

Food safety

Food safety

Food safety is a basic prerequisite. With Festo you can reliably implement all food safety regulations. Our sturdy, clean-design components permit easy, thorough and quick cleaning.

Food safety

Automation for beverage bottling and packing

Valve terminal VTUG

Valve terminal with multi-pin or fieldbus interface VTUG

Optimised variants for control cabinet installation, with manifold rail for greater corrosion protection. Also with hot swap function, allowing valves to be changed during operation.

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Valve terminal MPAC

Valve terminal MPA-C

Easy to clean and corrosion resistant. IP69K for direct use in challenging environments. FDA-compliant materials and NSF-H1 grease included.

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Pinch valve VZQA

For demanding food dosing requirements. Declaration of conformity in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 available for a normally open design with silicone diaphragm.

More about the VZQA


Angle seat valve VZXA

Easy-to-clean, modular design with an incredibly high flow rate. Valve bodies and drives can be freely combined for more flexibility in the application.

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Round cylinder CRDSNU

With NSF-H1 grease. Extremely reliable and durable thanks to the dry-running seal. And always correctly adjusted thanks to the self-adjusting end-position cushioning system PPS.

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The application: transport

Your objective: suspended and upright transport of bottles with maximum variability

Our solution: systems for safe transport that can be adapted to various different formats, including precise stopping and reversing

    Electric toothed belt axis with roller bearing guide ELGA-TB-RF

Electric toothed belt axis with roller bearing guide ELGA-TB-RF

Zero mm guide backlash

  • Maximum accuracy even at speeds of up to 10 m/s and torque loading
  • Cover strip to protect guide and toothed belt

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    Servo motor EMMS-AS

Servo motor EMMS-AS

For dynamic positioning tasks

  • Brushless servo motor with 8 torque ranges
  • Motor housing and power/encoder connection with protection class IP65

More about servo motor EMMS-AS

    Suitable for the food and beverage industry: stainless steel round cylinder CRDSNU from Festo

Stainless steel round cylinder CRDSNU

Standard cylinder to ISO 6432 with self-adjusting cushioning

  • Ambient temperature varies depending on variant: low temperature resistant or heat resistant
  • Sealing variants for use in applications with intensive cleaning


CRDSNU in the catalogue

Cushioning variants for CRDSNU

    Festo stopper cylinder STA/STAF up to a weight of 150kg

Stop! Reliably holding weights of up to 150kg: stopper cylinder STA/STAF

These cylinders are tough. They can securely stop workpiece carriers, pallets or packages weighing up to 150kg. Stopping without vibrations and noise with the toggle lever variant. In three variants, easy to install and especially easy to maintain.


Product overview of stopper cylinders

    Reliable quality inspection: intelligent vision system SBO...Q from Festo

Reliable inspection: intelligent vision system SBOx-Q

100% quality inspection. Precise measurement, orientation checking, positioning. Electronic evaluation unit and interfaces (Ethernet/CAN) for communication with master controllers (PLC) are already integrated. With permanently integrated lens or interchangeable lens, depending on the task.


Intelligent vision system SBox-Q in the catalogue

Electrical positioning systems - Optimised Motion Series

Electrical positioning systems - Optimised Motion Series

Low-cost with optimised performance. Easier positioning than ever before.

  • As easy and affordable as a pneumatic cylinder, but with the functionality of an electric drive
  • Easy to configure and to order the right size and combination
  • Motor controller including matching cables in one package

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