Karl May

ERIKS and Festo give the ice cream the icing

by Karl May

The makers of a well-known chocolate ice cream on a stick wanted to maintain their high-volume production levels, but at the same time reduce their compressed air consumption. However, part of the problem was not knowing just what that consumption was.

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Festo help to make air that's good enough to eat!

by Karl May

Compressed air is an essential part of the diet of any production facility – and the food manufacturing sector is no exception. In fact this sector uses compressed air in three different ways, making it more important than ever to ensure the air is produced efficiently, and used effectively.

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Take a deep breath before you go back to the office - HVAC with MANN+HUMMELL

by Karl May

If you haven’t yet gone back to your workplace, or ventured into a shopping centre, you’ll be taking safe, breathable, COVID-19-free air for granted. But sooner or later we’re going to want our offices, factory floors, supermarkets and shops to feel as safe as our homes. How can we be sure they are?

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Untapped productivity in your plant – a (pallet) moving story

by Karl May

If you sometimes feel your customers want to have their cake and eat it, in several different flavours and delivered next day… you’d be right. They want more diverse products. Delivered more quickly. In smaller quantities. And at lower prices. But in the highly competitive, ever-accelerating manufacturing sector, your only option is to keep pace and keep your customers satisfied. So an untapped source of increased productivity in your plant could help. 

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How much of a risk taker are you? Festo and our Whitepaper will help...

by Karl May

Working in a hazardous or aggressive environment, risk is always on your mind. But by doing the right thing for safety, are you raising your financial risk to danger level? Fortunately, making the right component choices for your safety circuits can ensure you protect production and profitability as well as personnel. Enter the Festo VOFC solenoid valve, the only valve with an open-ended certification and an incredibly low – and unique – failure rate... 

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Vacuum equipment - a step forward in confectionary handling

by Karl May

A famous fictional chocolatier once said: “Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple.”  Care to take a guess at who?

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Making food hygiene automatic through automated technology

by Karl May

Perfect-tasting food and drink, efficiently produced, is what every operator in the food and beverage sector wants to serve up. Automation technology is one of the key ingredients in achieving that goal.

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Positively impacting production using robots

by Karl May

Order fulfilment is a vital part to any transaction. It’s essentially the part of the process whereby the product begins its journey into the hands of the customer. And as we know, providing the customer’s order in the shortest time possible is always part of the service.

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Skills and success go hand-in-hand

by Karl May

As the Fourth Industrial Revolution continues to evolve and progress, developing and introducing new technologies to enhance the way we operate, we must ensure that we also remain focused on upskilling our current knowledge base if we are to truly understand the opportunities that we are presented with.

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Removing risk by forecasting it through predictive maintenance

by Karl May

The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0 as its commonly known, has been in development for several years, with the aim of assisting businesses in making their production lines smarter. But this is far from a short-sighted journey. Companies far and wide are continuing to develop new and existing technologies to aid in smarter production and proactive maintenance.

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