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.

More about the VTUG

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.

More about the MPA-C


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.

More about the VZXA


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.

More about the CRDSNU

The application: end-of-line packaging

Your objective: individual adaptation to container sizes and quantities

Our solution: axis systems for multi-dimensional handling requirements. High-speed H-gantry or tripod, as an example

    Commissioning of axis systems

Commissioning service for axis systems

Fast, reliable and optimised to fully exploit the performance of your system

More about the commissioning service for axis systems

    Control package CMCA for advanced handling systems

Control package CMCA for advanced handling systems

A ready-to-install, application-specific control system

  • Complete control functionality for demanding applications
  • Free 3D path control, optionally available with integrated PLC
  • Activation of up to four axes
  • In a control cabinet or as a mounting plate

More information about ready-to-install solutions

    T-gantry EXCT

T-gantry EXCT

Linear gantry (YZ) for pick & place applications

  • Compact and slim with rectangular working space
  • Ideal pick & place handling system
  • Flexible handling with free movement in the vertical plane wherever installation space is limited

More about T-gantry EXCT and advanced handling systems

    Sorting and palletising, dynamic and precise three-dimensional movements: tripod EXPT from Festo

Sorting and palletising, precise three-dimensional movements: tripod EXPT

Dynamic and fast thanks to small moving load, highly precise positioning. Working space diameters up to 1250mm, can be controlled by intelligent vision system. Complete system, also available in intermediate sizes and as a special solution. Everything from a single source, from engineering to commissioning.


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    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

    Festo vacuum generator OVEM: integrated condition monitoring

Integrated process reliability: vacuum generator OVEM

Condition monitoring increases process reliability and prevents machine downtime

  • Monitoring of the set evacuation and ejection cycle time
  • Ideal in combination with the suction gripper ESG


 Short product information on OVEM

Vacuum generator OVEM in the catalogue

    Reliable gripping with vacuum in the food zone: Festo suction gripper VAS in silicone design

Reliable gripping with vacuum: suction gripper VAS in silicone design

Suction cups in various sizes and shapes - round, flat and as bellows - for transporting workpieces and packages of different weights, surfaces and shapes. Suction cups made of silicone for the food industry, with suitable suction cup holders, filters and other accessories.


Product overview of vacuum generators