Our influence in worldwide markets is the product of insight that comes from local knowledge and experience.
What we do today is designed for tomorrow. That’s because we are always two steps ahead, imagining what the future will look like. Our passion is for continual improvement. We identify incremental gains that have a big impact, freeing up space to focus on what matters.
We are a world class engineering solutions business. Our brand enjoys a market leading reputation around the world. As brand leaders, we constantly keep our business moving forward to maximise new market openings. We are committed to engineering excellence through traditional engineering solutions and the application of new technologies to conventional challenges.
We are a business that’s committed to keeping ahead of the curve.
L.B. Foster Company acquired TEW Engineering Ltd and TEW Plus Ltd in 2015 , including the trading names of TEW Control & Display, Industrial Automation and TEW Plus . These key strategic acquisitions in the rail supply sector that now positions us as a total solutions supplier to the rail industry – from wheel/track interface to signalling, remote condition monitoring and customer information systems. Our Telecoms solution centre have grown to look after huge projects for Crossrail & LuL. At the same time we have strengthened our capability in the buoyant industrial automation markets with the amalgamation of L.B.Foster Materials Handling (ex CI Logistics) and Industrial Automation Ltd. Our Software Development business, under the name of Netpractise continues to develop in new markets under the name of L.B. Foster Netpractise and have new offices in Lincoln.
The core business of TEW now includes new innovation technologies listed as solutions under “Control & Display Solutions” – our TEW Plus Telecoms capability comes under “Telecoms”; Software development from Netpractise Ltd is now listed under “software development” and our Industrial Automation & Materials Handling capability is conveniently headed “Automation & Materials Handling”
Our German Sales office was integrated with the acquisition of the section “Track Optimization” of Balfour Beatty Rail GmbH in November 2014. This entity, originally owned by the family business Schreck-Mieves, has been a leader in the railway market worldwide for many years with the products EKOS , EWOS and ESA
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