Canadian Packaging

Festo offering Automation Technology Expo and Conference

Progressive automation strategies and new product advances will be highlighted.


August 18, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Festo, Inc. the leading provider of pneumatic and electric drive systems, components and controls for industrial and process automation solutions, today announced it will hold two free multi-city seminar series in September, 2011: A Symphony of Savings Driving ProfitabilityAutomation Technology Expo and Conference.

Both series will give an in-depth guidance on the latest Festo developments and progressive automation strategies enabling customers and partners to make the best, most profitable decisions to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. Participants will learn how Festo solutions are accelerating business processes, reducing costs and turning customer value into bottom-line results.

Additionally, this series of one day events will provide participants with an increased understanding of industrial automation trends, and the most advanced automation products first-hand with more than 40 interactive displays and information panels showcasing the company’s newest technologies.

Dates:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Festo Inc.
5300 Explorer Drive
Mississauga, ON, L4W 5G4

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Festo Inc.
5600 Trans Canada
Montreal, QC, H9R 1B6

Seminars:

  • Strengthen Business Performance through Ratio Analysis

Presenters: Festo’s Roger Hallett, vice-president sales; Luc Roberge, account manager
Are you concerned about your company’s ratios? If not, you should be. In order to maximize profits, Festo is always examining the ratio of risk to reward; looking at margin per employee, profit per investment and numerous other ratios. The more we understand these critical ratios the more we can control our future. Learn about critical engineering ratios and how they affect the overall outcome of your company.

  • Turn Customer Value into Bottom-line Results

Presenters: Festo’s Tom Geiger, vice-president engineering; 
Albert Fanna, eastern regional sales manager
Every machine or assembly line requires significant effort to ensure it offers your customer(s) the right performance. From design to documentation there are thousands of hours and details that are required to turn a concept into a machine. Does putting more pressure on your suppliers really help? Take away new strategies that can contribute to the growth and progress of your business and, ultimately, help you focus on your customer.

  • The Most Advanced Automation Platform Today

Presenters: Festo’s Conrad Rieckhof, product manager, intelligent products; Richard Salvas, customer solutions supervisor
Imagine a platform that can offer the largest selection of motion control, controls, communication, vision integration, proportional pressure, analog and digital inputs/outputs, valves and more! The most advanced automation platform in the world is available from Festo.  Integrating inputs and outputs isn’t a new idea. With seamless integration software you have the power to build whatever you can imagine – quickly and seamlessly. Find out how our expertise solves complex problems and provides you the tools needed to address today’s challenges. Learn why industrial automation has never been so relevant.

Agenda

8AM – 9AM: Breakfast & Registration
9AM – 10:30AM:
– Strengthen Business Performances Through Ration Analysis;
– Turn Customer Value Into Bottom-Line Results;
– The Most Advanced Automation Platform Today.

10:30AM – 12PM:
– Strengthen Business Performances Through Ration Analysis;
– Turn Customer Value Into Bottom-Line Results;
– The Most Advanced Automation Platform Today.

12PM – 1:30PM: Lunch

1:30PM – 3PM:
– Strengthen Business Performances Through Ration Analysis;
– Turn Customer Value Into Bottom-Line Results;
– The Most Advanced Automation Platform Today.

3PM – 4:30PM:
– Strengthen Business Performances Through Ration Analysis;
– Turn Customer Value Into Bottom-Line Results;
– The Most Advanced Automation Platform Today.

4:30PM – 7PM: Open Discussion & Light Refreshments

Click here to REGISTER

More information is available at: www.festo.ca/expo.