VIDEO. Time For Levitating Factories?


Watch our exclusive report. Will magnetic levitation bring about a revolution in the factory of tomorrow?

At SPS, automation manufacturer Festo presented its supraconductivity technology for production lines. Their SupraCarrier could be commercially launched in 5 years for handling and conveying applications. Yet, levitation in the factory is no longer viewed as science fiction. The factory of today is already using other contactless solutions.

Hicham Dhouibi, Industrial Expert at DirectIndustry, contributed to this report.



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Journalist and the Editor-in-Chief for DirectIndustry e-magazine. She has years of experience in business issues for various media including France 24, Associated Press, Radio France…

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