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Food processing and industrial packaging

Food processing & packaging

Food safety and efficiency are key requirements across the food industry. Our mix of electric and pneumatic automation meets those requirements, offering reliable, consistently high-quality industrial automation solutions. The right ingredients for your production systems, allowing economical production of top-quality food products. Our products, solutions, and selected services are available to you all over the world—wherever your production is located.

“In the food industry, food safety is essential. But factors like flexibility, future-readiness, and sustainability are also becoming increasingly important. We have smart solutions to meet those requirements.

In my experience, automation in the food segment works best when you bring in an expert partner early on, who has the right automation solutions for the food processing industry and expertise in planning. You can rely on Festo for that.”

Upgrading pneumatic systems is one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways of meeting cGMP and FSMA guidelines.

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) said in a 2011 report, "A recall, particulary a 'Class I,' or health and safety recall, is usually a significant event for a food, beverage, or consumer products company. For companies that have faced a recall in the past five years, 77% of respondents estimated the financial impact to be up to $30 million dollars:, 23% reported even higher costs."

Whitepaper: Lower the Risk of Food Recalls with Pneumatic Systems Audits and Upgrades (pdf)