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Baking Success at LB Foster Materials Handling

The company charity of choice for the past couple of years has been the MND association, who make a huge difference to the lives of people affected by MND (Motor Neurone Disease). This is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones which carry messages from the brain. Eventually, these messages gradually stop reaching muscles, […]

Technology at LB Foster Materials Handling

At LB Foster Materials Handling, we ensure that our automated schemes feature a robust and reliable control system. The systems we install work hard for your business to get the job done by the most effective means. All control systems are designed and manufactured in-house at our Leicester facility by our team of experienced software […]

LB Foster Materials Handling appoints new Project Manager

LB Foster is pleased to announce the appointment of Abby Sharpe as project manager. As a registered PRINCE2 Practitioner, Abby will be joining the fulfilment team in June. Here she will be responsible for managing resources as required across all projects, working with internal departments, suppliers, and contractors. Abby will be responsible for the full […]

Project Capabilities

The size of the projects that we are able to handle at LB Foster Materials Handling is a credit to both our personnel and management teams. Without their high level of control and project management, the solutions would not be so successful. Over the years we have worked on many major installations for companies such […]

Our Extensive Product Range

At LB Foster Materials Handling, we have the flexibility to manufacture in-house or integrate/buy-in standard equipment. The decision on which route is taken is based on several factors including cost, performance and specification. This is one of our great strengths at LB Foster, not only do we have the option to do both, but we […]

LB Foster is committed to providing the right solutions at the best price

At LB Foster Materials Handling, we always strive to provide the right solution at the best price based on our customers’ specific needs. It is important to us that we ensure that our customers understand the value of their investment in a quality solution, and, when making price comparisons, check that they are measuring like […]

LB Foster Materials Handling expands team with new Project Manager

LB Foster is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Lonsdale as projects manager. A qualified electrician since 2003, Paul has worked his way from being on the tools as an electrician through to site supervisor and production management. For the last four years, Paul has been project managing in the FMCG/Liquid Transfer sector, working […]

LB Foster Materials Handling appoints new Operations Manager

LB Foster is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Hull as operations manager. Mike is a Chartered Engineer with extensive experience working in senior roles. Previous to this position, Mike spent six years as operations and manufacturing manager for BAE Systems and two years as operations manager at Lenoch Engineering. At LB Foster, Mike […]

Do you know about our maintenance and spares services?

With over 30 years’ experience in the materials handling business, here at LB Foster Materials Handling we know the effect that downtime for repairs and maintenance can have on delivery and financial targets. Therefore we offer comprehensive spares supply, preventative breakdown service and maintenance contracts. Our service engineers are product trained, fully skilled and equipped […]

LB Foster Materials Handling wheels out successful solution for BMW

A bespoke conveyor system from LB Foster Materials Handling has been installed at MINI Plant Oxford. The solution presents a constant supply of wheels to the fitting operators on each side of the production line in the most efficient and ergonomic manner. The main driver for the new equipment was that the wheel fitting position […]