Festo Offers Complimentary Intelligent Valve Manifold and Motion Control Seminars at Pack Expo International 2012

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Exclusive opportunity to explore the functionalities of Festo’s innovative technology on October 29th and 30th during Pack Expo at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

Complimentary Intelligent Valve Manifold and Motion Control Seminars @ Pack Expo!

In addition to the latest technologies featured at our booth, Festo Corporation will be hosting Intelligent Valve Manifold and Motion Control complimentary seminars on October 29th and 30th during Pack Expo at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. During this time, Festo valve and motion control specialists will provide demonstrations and an in-depth presentation for each seminar.

The seminars are limited to 15 participants which will allow attendees to engage in several hands-on exercises to demonstrate the concepts learned. All necessary hardware and software will be provided by Festo.

To register, please visit http://www.festo.com/us/packexpo.

Intelligent Valve Manifold (CPX) Seminar – Monday, October 29th

On Monday, October 29th, the intelligent valve seminar will follow the steps of a typical machine builder to commission, troubleshoot, and program a CPX automation platform within a RSLogix5000 environment. We will review the various function integration modules and programming of the CPX. Attendees will have several hands-on exercises to demonstrate the Festo Maintenance Tool software, how to parameterize the CPX system, and how to export this data using the L5K feature to a Rockwell project. Troubleshooting CPX and Ethernet/IP networks will also be covered.

Motion Control Product & Solutions Seminars – Tuesday, October 30th

During the Motion Control Product and Solutions seminars on Tuesday, October 30th, Festo technical specialists will provide an overview of the various motion control solutions offered by Festo including networking to Rockwell control architectures. The seminars also include sizing and selection of Festo electro-mechanical components, the use of the Festo Configuration Tool in hardware configuration, and the features, capabilities and benefits of the IEC 61131 programming environment (CoDeSys/SoftMotion).

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in several hands-on activities that explore the functionalities of Festo electromechanical products, motion control system architectures and the various configuration possibilities that meet the wide spectrum of application needs.

The Motion Control seminars are independent from each other allowing the participant to customize the topic offering according to their individual needs.

Festo will also feature innovative products and technologies as well as our Bionic displays including the SmartBird, AquaJelly and Bionic Handling Assistant. Visit Festo at South Hall, Booth #2456.

About Festo    
Festo is a leading manufacturer of pneumatic and electromechanical systems, components and controls for process and industrial automation. For more than 40 years, Festo USA has continuously elevated the state of manufacturing with innovations and optimized motion control solutions that deliver higher performing, more profitable automated manufacturing and processing equipment.


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