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Process & Control - Nov 17

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Food Science & Technology Mar 17 Smart manufacturing - Andy Macpherson, Industry Sector Manager for Food & Beverage at Festo, discusses the need for increased digitalisation of food manufacturing processes and considers the strategy for managing the change to smart factories. Food Science & Technology

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DP&A Feb 17 The role of people in the successful digitalisation of manufacturing - Industry 4.0 workforce feature DP&A

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Smart Machines & Factories Jan / Feb 17 Automation ML: a common language for manufacturer - independent engineering. Industry 4.0 and the digitalisation of manufacturing. Smart Machines & Factories

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Jan / Feb 17 Annual Boardroom Report - Smart thinking - Hydraulics & Pneumatics spoke with a number of prominent spokespeople from the fluid power and related technology and services space about current key talking points and areas of development and innovation. Steve Sands, Head of Product Management at Festo contributes. Hydraulics & Pneumatics

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The Manufacturer Dec / Jan 17 Driving flexibility - The Multi-Carrier-System is a new, award winning product transport solution from Festo & Siemens. Keith Thornhill from Siemens outlines some of the production benefits it offers. The Manufacturer

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DP&A Dec 16 Revolutionising handling and transport in industrial automation. Find out what superconductivity is, how it works and how it could help drive productivity, performance and safety in your industrial applications. DP&A

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Design Solutions Nov 16 A flexible solution for the packaging industry - For manufacturers across many sectors, the coming years are set to be characterised by a need to offer a flexible, accurate, timely and productive production process to satisfy the increasingly complex demands of consumers. Keith Thornhill from Siemens outlines how the new Multi-Carrier-System from Festo & Siemens could help. Design Solutions

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Controls, Drives & Automation Oct / Nov 16 To educate and inform - Charlotte Stonestreet recently caught up with Festo UK Managing Director, Eliza Rawlings to talk cloud, Industry 4.0 and Brexit. Controls, Drives & Automation

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Industrial Technology Oct 16 Machine design trends to ensure food safety - Andy MacPherson reviews the various food zones and highlights strategies for optimising hygiene in food and drink manufacture. Industrial Technology

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Drives & Controls Oct 16 Drives & Controls 30thAnniversary issue - Eliza Rawlings, Festo UK Managing Director, discusses how disruptive trends will drive the future: Technology, services and people Drives & Controls

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Automation Oct 16 New Multi-Carrier-System delivers flexible, Industry 4.0 ready intralogistics - jointly developed with Siemens Automation

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The Engineer Oct 16 Women in Engineering - Managing Industry 4.0. The new head of Festo UK, Eliza Rawlings, looks back on her career and discusses a lack of young engineers of both sexes. The Engineer

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Sep 16 Modular servo press kit delivers alternative to traditional press control systems. Hydraulics & Pneumatics

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Industrial Technology Sep 16 Contactless handling and transport of objects. Superconductors could offer tremendous potential for industrial automation, enabling clean and low power contactless handling and transporting of objects. Festo is conducting research and development into this technology. Industrial Technology

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Works Management Sep 16 Are your managers behaving themselves? Neil Lewin, Learning & Development Consultant at Festo Training & Consulting Works Management

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Controls, Drives & Automation Aug / Sep 16 Free movement of transport carriers. The Multi-Carrier System from Festo and Siemens, provides a flexible Industry 4.0 ready intralogistics transport system. Controls, Drives & Automation

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Food Processing Aug 16 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. Food Processing

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Process Engineering Jul / Aug 16 Air of efficiency. They can become a huge source of wasted energy, but it is possible to slash the running costs of compressed air systems, says Festo's Steve Sands. Process Engineering

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Jul / Aug 16 Modern control valves offer communications, diagnostics. Better designs, modern materials, on-board intelligence and communications in modern pneumatic control valves create opportunities and benefits for machine designers but also create new challenges that need to be addressed. Hydraulics & Pneumatics

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Control Engineering Jun 16 Festo embeds OPC-UA in its valve terminals to drive benefits of Industry 4.0. Control Engineering Europe

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Design Solutions Jun 16 Simple and compact pneumatic quarter turn actuator introduced - DFPD. The updated design which is offered with price reductions of up to 20% compared to previous models, is said to be simple, compact and modular. Design Solutions

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DP&A May 16 Smarter workers: on the road to Industry 4.0. The value of Industry 4.0 will only be realised if it is fully embraced by shop floor workers DP&A

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Process Engineering May 16 Giants of the pharmaceutical industry are becoming more flexible as modern processes start to take control. Robert Smith interviews Thomas Schulz, head of industry segment and key account management for biotech and pharmaceuticals at Festo. Process Engineering

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Drives & Controls May 16 Top tips for increasing energy efficiency in pneumatic systems. Festo has drawn on its vast experience of pneumatic systems to produce a guide that outlines some of the steps that you can take to ensure that your pneumatic systems are operating as efficiently as possible. Savings of up to 60% are possible. Drives & Controls

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Drives & Controls May 16 Hannover Fair 2016 - Robotic cocoon-spinner challenges 3D printers. Festo has developed a technology that uses a robot to 'spin' interconnected fibreglass webs to create 3D structures. The technology, called 3D Cocooner, is inspired by the way that insects spin their cocoons and is the latest in a series of nature-based technologies that Festo has developed in recent years. Drives & Controls

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Process & Control Apr 16 Simplicity and skills are key to improving productivity. Two of the key challenges in food and drink processing are productivity and skills. Here Andy Macpherson, National Team Manager, Food & Beverage Sector at Festo, reflects on the trends during 2015 and looks what's in store this year... Process & Control

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Hydraulics & Pneumatics Apr 16 Act naturally - equipped with ultra-modern fluidic muscles and piezo valve technology from Festo, RoboThespian is captivating crowds around the world. Hydraulics & Pneumatics

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Drives & Controls Apr 16 Fluidic muscles help robot 'act' naturally. The latest generation of a UK-developed humanoid robot "actor" contains 30 motion axes, many of them activated by "fluidic muscles", which help to produce human-like movements. Drives & Controls

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DPA Apr 16 Electric handling unit ensures precision and high throughput in DNA extraction. Festo has developed a high level handling system for use in the new oKtopure DNA extraction robot from LGC. The fully-automatic robot has been developed for plant and animal breeders, and molecular biologists who often face technical challenges when analysing DNA. DP&A

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Plant Engineer Mar / Apr 16 Are we there yet? Technologies such as the Industrial Internet of Things, smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 digitisation are supposed to be ushering in a new age of innovation. Do they justify the hype? Mark Venables investigates Plant Engineer

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Works Management Mar 16 Are we there yet? Technologies such as the Industrial Internet of Things, smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 digitisation are supposed to be ushering in a new age of innovation. Do they justify the hype? Mark Venables investigates. Works Management

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Control Engineering Mar 16 Focus on OPC-UA - a vendor-unifying communication standard. Suzanne Gill spoke to automation vendors involved in the development of OPC-UA solutions to gather their thoughts on the technology and where it fits into their industry offerings. Control Engineering Europe

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Design Solutions Mar 16 Robothespian relies on fluidic muscles. Fluidic muscles and piezo valve technology from Festo have been used on Engineered Arts' fourth generation of its 'robot actor', Robothespian. Design Solutions

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Controls, Drives & Automation Feb / Mar 16 Smarter Workers. The full potential of Industry 4.0 will only ever be realised if factory-floor staff believe in the concept and are trained to deliver it, asserts Neil Lewin, consultant - training and development at Festo. Controls, Drives & Automation

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