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LB Foster completes automation project to expand fashion returns for Clipper

LB Foster completes automation project to expand fashion returns for Clipper

The ever-increasing success of online fashion shopping has led to a demand for greater capacity for processing returns at Clipper’s Selby distribution centre. Once the decision was taken to expand the operation, Leicester based LB Foster Materials Handling was selected as principal contractor. The two-tier installation is situated in a 60,000 sq ft area. As […]

LB Foster supplies new floor conveyor system for The White Company

LB Foster supplies new floor conveyor system for The White Company

The White Company has been making impeccably stylish, beautifully designed products, principally in white, for over 20 years. The high street and online retailer has experienced considerable growth over recent years and, as part of its expansion plans, has recently consolidated its three UK warehouse operations into one distribution centre (DC) at Swan Valley in […]

LB Foster mechanises fashion returns at Clipper’s Selby DC

LB Foster mechanises fashion returns at Clipper’s Selby DC

LB Foster Materials Handling has completed a major contract for Clipper Logistics at its Selby distribution centre (DC). Designed to handle fashion online returns under the Clipper ‘Boomerang’ brand, the mechanisation project includes conveyor systems for totes and 125 work stations. Clipper’s Selby DC is a multi-user retail logistics site with a dedicated area for […]

LB Foster supplies automation for Clipper’s Burton DC

LB Foster supplies automation for Clipper’s Burton DC

Materials handling specialist, LB Foster, has designed and manufactured interfloor belt conveyors together with an innovative dunnage belt and chute system for Clipper’s new Burton on Trent distribution centre (DC). The Burton DC handles the full range of multichannel distribution solutions for SuperGroup’s famous brand, Superdry. Its floor space of 350,000 sq ft is supplemented […]

LB Foster installation boosts storage capacity by 25% for Perry Ellis

LB Foster installation boosts storage capacity by 25% for Perry Ellis

A longspan shelving installation designed and installed by Leicester based, LB Foster Materials Handling, has increased the storage capacity of the distribution facility of Perry Ellis Europe by more than 25%. Famous for its portfolio of men’s apparel brands including Farah Classic, Farah Vintage and Original Penguin, Perry Ellis Europe is located in Witham, Essex. […]

LB Foster launches semi-automatic trolley boom

LB Foster launches semi-automatic trolley boom

We’re proud to announce we’ve designed a new semi-automatic trolley boom which makes unloading or loading goods on hangers (GOH) faster and easier. The new boom is connected to a gravity controlled trolley store which is located alongside the boom. A brush conveyor automatically pushes empty trolleys from the store along the boom, presenting them […]

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