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“Without a doubt, one of the keys to the success of this project has been the design skills of LB Foster’s engineers…”
Peter Roberts - Senior manufacturing project specialist at the Caterpillar Stockton site

Caterpillar established its Stockton facility in 1996 when they took over the plant formerly owned and operated by Brown Design engineering. Since its opening, the plant has been responsible for producing the key fabrications that go towards assembling of Caterpillar’s ‘F Series – Backhoe Loader’ product which is built in Leicester. “Here at Stockton,” explains Peter Roberts, senior manufacturing project specialist at the Caterpillar Stockton site, “we are extremely proud of both our safety record and the efficiency of the plant. Indeed, it is these key drivers that were responsible for our decision to automate the conveyor systems at the facility.

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