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Festo designs a pneumatic cylinder just for cheese making

Mississauga, ON, June 2021 – Festo has introduced an application-specific pneumatic cylinder for cheese presses that improves consistency and quality in both large operations and low-volume artisanal cheese making. The stainless-steel outer body

Festo Launches the Online KVZA Butterfly-Valve Configurator

This configuration tool reduces procurement and assembly time while ensuring the highest quality valve for the job Mississauga, ON, August 2021 – The new Festo KVZA Butterfly-Valve Configurator lowers overhead by speeding up

Standard or application-adapted: Festo’s DFPC actuator is a flexible pneumatic automation enabler

Mississauga, ON, August 2021 – Process engineers would much rather have a linear actuator fit their application than have to alter their project to accommodate one. Festo is giving them a choice with

Festo’s new space optimized DSNU-S shaves off size, weight of standard ISO round cylinder

Mississauga, ON, July 22, 2021 – The new DSNU-S round cylinder is the latest response from Festo to the need of machine designers for smaller versions of standard components so they can shrink

Better gripping with intelligent picking robots

Researchers from Germany and Canada work on new AI methods for picking robots Mississauga, ON, July 7, 2021 – Production, warehouse, shipping – where goods are produced, stored, sorted or packed, picking also

Festo designs a pneumatic cylinder just for cheese making

Mississauga, ON, June 2021 – Festo has introduced an application-specific pneumatic cylinder for cheese presses that improves consistency and quality in both large operations and low-volume artisanal cheese making.   The stainless-steel outer

Festo’s automation enables fast manufacturing of safe insulin

Mississauga, ON, April 2021 – With the number of diabetics in the world rising by about 10 million a year, there is steady demand growth for the insulin pens that help people manage

to’s EHMH heavy duty axis is built for safe movement of big payloads

Mississauga, ON, March 2021 – Developed with stacking or palletizing of heavy loads in mind, Festo’s new EHMH is a muscular cantilever axis with rack and pinion technology that handles payloads up to

Festo pre-assembled filtration units ensure clean compressed air in food zones

Mississauga, ON, April 2021 – Festo introduces the MS series of filtration products that lower the risk of particle contamination when compressed air comes into direct contact with food or packaging in the

Festo’s EHMH heavy duty axis is built for safe movement of big payloads

Mississauga, ON, March 2021 – Developed with stacking or palletizing of heavy loads in mind, Festo’s new EHMH is a muscular cantilever axis with rack and pinion technology that handles payloads up to

Festo’s VPPI – The proportional pressure regular with the really big display

Mississauga, ON, March 2021 – When Festo developed its new proportional pressure regular VPPI, it strove to make it as user friendly as it is full-featured and technologically advanced. How do you make

Festo valve tech helps prepare future dentists and dental assistants in treating kids

Mississauga, ON, January 2021 – No one enjoys going to the dentist. To help future dentists and dental assistants anticipate the reactions of young children during treatments the Japanese robotics company Tmsuk developed

Industry embracing new possibilities with Festo’s revolutionary Motion Terminal

Mississauga, ON, January 2021 – As the standard-bearer for an entirely new type of pneumatics, the revolutionary Festo Motion Terminal (VTEM) is challenging engineers to re-imagine processes to capture some of its many

New PROFINET bus interfaces from Festo

Mississauga, ON, December 2020 – Festo has introduced a new generation of PROFINET bus interfaces for its CPX automation platform. These new FB44 and FB45 interfaces add four key features based on the

Festo’s Bionic Flower – A bionically inspired robot teaching aid

Mississauga, ON, December 2020 – Festo is renowned for its bionic creatures – robotic fauna that fly, crawl, scamper or swim and point the way to possible commercial developments that mimic actions in

Festo’s Bionic Mobile Assistant – A robotic helping hand like none other

Mississauga, ON, November 2020 – Advancing gripping technology is essential for promoting new uses for automated systems. Festo’s Bionic Mobile Assistant robotic helper, one of the latest reveals from the company’s Bionic Learning

Festo Introduces a Unique Valve Manifold with Integrated Safety and EtherNet/IP Connectivity

This solution simplifies installation of PL-d CAT 3 safety systems through C-Bus plug-and-play functionality  Mississauga, ON, November 12, 2020  — Festo introduces to Rockwell Automation customers at Automation Fair@Home, November 16-20, a unique

Festo Showcases its Latest Automation Innovations at Pack Expo Connects

Featured products are life science solutions for COVID-19 for packaging and sample analysis, electric alternatives to pneumatic actuators, and distributed I/O.   Mississauga, ON, Nov. 3, 2020 — Festo has packaged a mix

New Festo modules optimize compressed air consumption, detect leaks sooner

Mississauga, ON, November 2020 – Festo is expanding its industry-leading technology for energy conservation and early leak detection in pneumatic production with two more intelligent energy efficiency modules – the MSE6-C2M and MSE6-D2M.

New cylinder becomes seventh member of Festo’s Simplified Motion Series

Mississauga, ON, October 2020 – And then there were seven. The EPCE electric cylinder has become the seventh member of Festo’s Simplified Motion Series (SMS), a family of electric actuators that mimics the

Festo’s compact EHMD gripper performs fast opening/closing in tight spaces

Mississauga, ON, September 2020 – Festo’s new smallest-in-class, compact rotary gripper module EHMD is optimized for reliable gripping and rotation of small objects in confined spaces. It’s ideal for applications like screwing or

Festo honoured for free app showing field personnel how to build, maintain Covid-19 equipment

Mississauga, ON, August 2020 – The Virus Fighters’ Handbook, a smartphone app co-developed by Festo and Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA), provides a digital manual for field personnel on

Festo introduces piezo-based control valve for ventilators, portable oxygen devices

Mississauga, ON, August 2020 – The new Festo VEMD control valve is designed to proportionally control air flow in portable oxygen devices, ventilators, bioreactors, and cell-culture fermenters. Piezo-based technology facilitates compact design, dynamic

Festo Experience: The virtual trade show for North America

Mississauga, ON, July 2020 – Covid-19 is making Canadian businesses even more aware of the advantages of advanced automation and other productivity enhancing solutions. Nice-to-have concepts are becoming must-haves to remain competitive. To

With Festo balancer kit drive solution, lift up to 999 kg at the touch of a finger

Mississauga, ON, July 2020 – Servo-pneumatic balancers make it possible for employees performing assembly and logistical tasks to move heavy loads with minimal exertion. A balancer is only as good as its drive

Festo’s VTSA-IO Link valve terminal provides power plus flexible connectivity

Mississauga, ON, May 22, 2020 – Festo is meeting the need of the North American automotive sector for a powerful yet flexible valve terminal with IO-Link connectivity on board. Festo’s VTSA IO-Link, now

Festo Canada adds Electrozad as a full-line distributor for southwestern Ontario

Mississauga, ON, May 19, 2020 – Festo Canada is pleased to announce Electrozad, the largest independently owned electrical distributor in southwestern Ontario, as its full-line exclusive sales, support and service partner covering the

Festo Assigns Teams to Respiratory Ventilator Development and Protective Gear Manufacture

Festo also continues supplying industrial automation products to businesses in the US, Mexico, and Canada. Islandia, NY & Mississauga, ON, April 2020 – Festo North America and subsidiary Fabco-Air Inc., classified essential businesses,

Chameleon’s tongue for industrial automation wins design prizes

Festo’s adaptive shape gripper DHEF grabs prestigious awards   Grasping workpieces like a chameleon’s tongue – that’s the functional principle of Festo’s adaptive shape gripper DHEF. The gripper can thus pick, gather and

Festo introduces the VAEM valve controller for multi-head liquid dispensing

Mississauga, ON, March 2020 – Festo’s new compact VAEM solenoid valve controller for multi-head micro-dispensing in pharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory applications provides individualized control and calibration of up to eight solenoid valves. The

New Festo VMEF/VHEF manual or mechanically actuated valves deliver great precision

  Mississauga, ON, March 2020 – Festo’s new VMEF/VHEF directional control valves put precision actuation literally at your fingertips, or even just a pinky. A single finger can be used to activate these

Festo Canada now distributing Magswitch magnetic gripping and clamping solution

Mississauga, ON, November 2019 – Festo, as a distributor, is now offering Magswitch switchable magnetic gripping and clamping solutions to automotive and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). With Magswitch components, energy costs can be

Simple from the get-go: Festo’s economical SBSI vision sensor is ideal for any user

Mississauga, ON, November 2019 – Festo’s latest vision sensor, the economical SBSI, provides quick and easy installation and commissioning, even for someone lacking expert knowledge in industrial vision systems. Whether the vision sensor

Festo’s decentralized remote I/O system lets machine designers think differently

Mississauga, ON, October 2, 2019 – Every so often a game-changing idea like Festo’s new CPX-AP-I decentralized remote I/O reaches the market, giving machine designers new possibilities to increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness

Festo’s newest motion app: motion profiling and position

Mississauga, ON, October 2, 2019 – As it continues to evolve, adding new capabilities and connectivity, the revolutionary Festo Motion Terminal (VTEM) is challenging machine and process engineers to look beyond the limits

At CMTS, Festo shows how integrating new hardware and digital tools makes automation projects faster, simpler and seamless

Mississauga, ON, October 2, 2019 – Visitors to the Festo booth at this week’s Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show can actually touch some parts of the Festo automation platform, like the next generation CMMT-AS

Festo Automation Suite: New software gets automation up and running quickly, simply

Mississauga, ON, October 2, 2019 – With the free, PC-based Festo Automation Suite commissioning software, getting a new drive package up and running couldn’t be simpler and faster. Only five easy steps are

It’s official: BionicOpter is the biggest flying robotic insect

Festo in Guinness World Records 2020 Guinness World Records, which will be published by Ravensburger on 5 September 2019, presents thousands of exciting records from all over the world each year. Included this

Festo launches comprehensive inch cylinder line-up with DPRA round body series

Mississauga, ON, August 2019 – Festo has launched its own family of US-made, inch round body pneumatic cylinders – the DPRA series – to give OEM and MRO customers a high quality, direct

Festo’s new PCRP is one tough filter regulator for many harsh environments

Mississauga, ON, August 2019 – Corrosive atmospheres, extreme temperatures, explosive zones, indoor or outdoor applications: Festo’s PCRP filter regulator delivers high flow rates and reliable compressed air pressure control in a range of

Festo’s exceptionally small, lightweight MS2 regulators enable up-close air management

Mississauga, ON, July 2019 – Festo’s new MS2 regulators are not only the smallest yet in the MS-Series of standard service units, but also the smallest and lightest regulators on the market. The

Festo’s economical servo press kit YJKP gets press-fit applications up in no time

Mississauga, ON, July 2019 – Festo’s new all-in-one YJKP modular servo press kit is the essence of simplicity. This economical unit delivers a high level of precision and repetition accuracy for an excellent

New locating pin with locking capability enhances safety in auto manufacturing

  Mississauga, ON, June 2019 – Festo has introduced the first mechanical locking variant of a retractable locating pin, an important safety upgrade for a component used widely in North American automotive assembly

New Festo specialty solenoid valves, coils enhance safety in petroleum, chemical operations

Mississauga, ON, June 2019 – Festo has developed new advanced solenoid valves and coils for the petroleum and chemical sectors that offer enhanced safety and reliability. VOFC/VOFD solenoid valves and VACC solenoid coils

New fingerboard control system from Festo provides enhanced safety, durability

Mississauga, ON, June 2019 – Festo has made the world’s first software-driven valve terminal – the VTEM Motion Terminal – the technology core of a new pneumatic fingerboard latching system for drill-rig tublars

Festo’s OVEL vacuum generator packs a lot of capability in a tiny package

Mississauga, ON, May 2019 – Festo’s newest compact vacuum generator, the OVEL, addresses the need for an economical, fully integrated unit that is very lightweight, versatile and easy to deploy and maintain, even

Festo’s new DGST mini-slide has smallest footprint on the market

Mississauga, ON, March 2019 – Festo’s new DGST series is everything users want in a pneumatic mini-slide: It is extremely compact and affordable, with the smallest footprint on the market and an excellent

Festo opens first global development centre, in Boston, for life science market

  Mississauga, ON / Boston, MA, December 2018 – Recognizing that North America is at the forefront of the global life sciences market, Festo made Boston the site for its first development centre

Festo’s new EFSD electric stopper delivers upfront, downstream cost saving

Mississauga, ON, December 2018 – Festo’s new EFSD electric stopper provides exceptional stop-and-release functionality in the movement of product from station to station in assembly and transfer systems. With benefits such as a

Festo launches Youtube videos with practical lessons for handling its components

  Mississauga, ON, November 2018 – A picture is worth a thousand words, a video even more, so Festo has launched a Festo Service channel on Youtube – videos that explain how users

New Festo gripper EHPS simplifies handling of smaller, sensitive workpieces

Mississauga, ON, November 2018 – Festo’s new parallel gripper EHPS offers a reliable, economic yet powerful electrically driven gripping solution for standard movements involving small workpieces. This highly versatile gripper is ideal for

Festo showcases 21st century automation at first North American Experience Centre

Santa Clara, CA, September 2018  – Festo has opened its first North American customer experience centre here in the heart of Silicon Valley. With the ever-increasing linkages between making things and controlling processes

Festo Motion Control Package: Making motion control setup and integration, quick and easy

Mississauga, ON, September 2018 – The Festo Motion Control Package   (FMCP) gives machine and system designers the best of two worlds: a complete, optimized motion control kit for running a Festo handling system

Festo packaging two key systems so machine designers can shrink project footprints

Mississauga, ON, August 2018 – Festo is addressing the desire of machine designers for more compact control cabinet solutions to house key electrical and pneumatic control and monitoring systems in order to minimize

Festo’s new CPX-E: Compact automation control with great design flexibility

Mississauga, ON, August 2018 – With its compact size and flexible configuration possibilities, Festo’s new high performance CPX-E modular control system provides engineers and machine builders with a powerful yet economical option for

New economical Festo ELGC/EGSC drive series ideal for lightweight applications

Mississauga, ON, April 2018 – Festo is further augmenting its extensive portfolio of electric handling systems with the new ELGC/EGSC drive series, an economical solution for customers requiring high precision in large-volume, lightweight

New Anti-Static Super Air Knife with 34% Better Performance is CE, UL and RoHS Certified

EXAIR’s new Gen4 Super Ion Air Knife eliminates static electricity 34% better at low inlet pressures which saves compressed air and money. Production speeds, product quality and surface cleanliness can improve dramatically. It

Festo doubles revenues in the automation of automotive battery production

Esslingen, Germany/Mississauga, ON, December 2017 – The growing demand for electric-powered vehicles means a bonanza for battery production and a quest for more efficient battery production to which Festo is contributing. In each