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Festo solutions for increasing bakery productivity

September 6, 2022 | By Monica Ferguson

Festo introduces Festo Automation Experience (AX), an AI software platform. Festo AX lowers the risk of unplanned equipment shutdown for optimum equipment effectiveness. Festo also shows for the new robotic end-of-arm grippers that function like human hands to gently handle individual baked goods such as sandwich loaves, buns, and rolls.

Festo AX gives helps bakeries by maintaining uptime and quality with fewer employees. Festo AX provides original equipment manufacturers with a capability to differentiate their machines. Machine and process data is sent directly to Festo AX and immediately processed by algorithms for real-time analytics. When data deviates from the ‘healthy state’ of the asset, bakery personnel can be immediately alerted via a notification message that states both the problem and the solution.



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