Experts in material handling and conveyors –
helping our clients with efficient, effective automation and conveyor solutions

Painting & Finishing

LB Foster’s overhead conveyor doubles production capacity for SignFab

LB Foster’s overhead conveyor doubles production capacity for SignFab

A bespoke overhead conveyor, designed and manufactured by LB Foster Materials Handling, has been installed into the new paint processing plant of SignFab UK, the UK’s leading trade only sign supplier and manufacturer. Automating the plant has enabled SignFab to have the ability to double its production capacity. LB Foster was awarded the conveyor contract […]

New overhead conveyor solution doubles capacity for Powdertech

New overhead conveyor solution doubles capacity for Powdertech

With facilities in Corby and Bicester, Powdertech is one of the UK’s leading architectural, automotive and specialist powder coaters of aluminium, zinc die-casting, magnesium alloy and galvanized steel. Earlier this year the company decided to upgrade its facility in Corby to handle the increased demand for its architectural and rail infrastructure powder coating services. “We […]

Cummins chooses LB Foster for automated engine transfer towline conveyors

Cummins chooses LB Foster for automated engine transfer towline conveyors

LB Foster Materials Handling has begun work on an automated engine transfer contract for the engine manufacturing plant of Cummins in Daventry. Cummins is a global power leader that designs, manufactures, sells and services diesel engines and related technology around the world. The company serves its customer through its network of 500 company-owned and independent […]

LB Foster’s overhead conveyor doubles production for Investment Castings

LB Foster’s overhead conveyor doubles production for Investment Castings

LB Foster Materials Handling has recently manufactured and installed an overhead conveyor system for Investment Castings, a leading precision castings company. Designed to transport ceramic coated wax moulds during the drying process, the new conveyor has enabled Investment Castings to double its production of precision castings.      Paul Clarkson is co-director of Investment Castings, a […]

LB Foster wins conveying contract with SignFab

LB Foster wins conveying contract with SignFab

Materials handling specialist, LB Foster Materials Handling, has won a substantial contract with another Leicester based company, SignFab UK. The contract, which was awarded through the third party consultant, Colour Dynamics, is for an overhead conveyor. Located in Kettering, Colour Dynamics is a nationwide distributor of wet paint, powder coatings and all related products to […]

Overhead conveyor solutions for improved productivity

Overhead conveyor solutions for improved productivity

The ideal way to move products safely through a paint facility is to install an overhead conveyor transportation system.  Overhead conveyors are typically used for both wet paint and powder coating processes. Using such systems can significantly improve productivity. Not only is there a reduction in manual handling, but overhead conveyors also allow you to […]

LB Foster – first choice for surface finishing solutions

LB Foster – first choice for surface finishing solutions

LB Foster Materials Handling (formerly CI Logistics) will be promoting its proven surface finishing solutions on Stand No. 115 at the Surface World Exhibition from September 24-26 at the NEC, Birmingham.   From its Leicester based headquarters and manufacturing facility, LB Foster provides a comprehensive service to the surface finishing industry. The company delivers fully […]

Popular Links

Case Studies
Videos