Manufacturing AUTOMATION

Virtual Event
Future of Automation 2023
September 20, 2023 at 1:00pm ET

Future needs in automation, presented by Festo


  • Frank Latino, Product Management for Electric Automation, Festo North America
Latino will discuss three operational improvements in automation, Festo's domain expertise for digitalization, three Pillars of the digital factory and implementation success stories. Learn about increasing productivity, reducing energy costs, preventing quality losses, optimizing the factory floor and creating new business models, by analyzing data with Festo AX.

Frank Latino
Frank Latino has over 30 years of industrial automation experience. He started his career as a Controls Engineer in the machine tool industry, developing systems for hydraulic and servo-electric machinery. He then moved to Project and Product Management in the AS/RS industry.

Latino has now been at Festo for over 25 years. He has held various positions in engineering and management, with increasing responsibilities in product management. His area of expertise is in network technologies and control systems for industrial automation. Latino is a member of several groups within ODVA and NFPA (National Fluid Power Association), and has contributed in the area of pneumatics, sensor, and network technologies. He is currently a global product manager for electric automation with Festo.  He is also responsible for other network and control initiatives within the Americas.