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“What has evolved is a strong relationship between our two companies which has delivered the world class facility we have today.”
Alan Hadden - Project Delivery Manager for Diageo on the Cooperage Development

Coopering is, historically, a very physical industry. One of the main drivers behind the design of the new cooperage was to reduce the manual handling of casks which would simultaneously improve safety.

To achieve this, automation was required throughout the processes; Diageo needed to appoint a company that could really understand the specific challenges and work in partnership right from the concept stage. LB Foster Materials Handling was the perfect fit.

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