Case Studies

Automation and Materials Handling

Door assembly - Automated inspection and assembly solutions

L.B. Foster was approached by IAC Group Limited to supply bespoke automated machines to assemble components and perform inspection checks on car door assemblies for the new Land Rover Discovery.

William Grant & Sons - Drain and fill line

Providing a full drain & fill line for William Grant & Sons' €35 million distillery in Tullamore, Ireland.

Diageo - ATEX compliant conveyor solution

Innovative, ATEX compliant conveying solutions with integrated robotics for Diageo's new £10m cooperage.

Bushmill Distillery - New barrel fill line

ATEX rated Innovative chain conveyor, automatic lifting and weighing devices and more for Bushmills distillery as part of £30 million expansion plan.

LB Foster provides automated conveyor solution for Caterpillar Stockton

LB Foster has designed, installed and commissioned conveyors and transfer cars at three important stages of the production process. The first location is at the hitch assembly where they have created what is essentially a product cooling line between two welding stations.

Calendar Club chooses conveyor solution from L.B. Foster

Club has been able to increase output from its new distribution centre in Exeter to 100,000 calendars per day in the peak season leading up to Christmas.

L.B. Foster meets tight deadline for Dana

L.B. Foster, has designed and installed a triple strand chain conveyor in record time for the light vehicle drive line of Dana Traction Technologies Europe in Witton, Birmingham.

L.B. Foster installs innovative conveyor system at BOC’s new test facility

Designed to transport gas cylinders of varying sizes in batches through the facility, the system has enabled the test centre to achieve a higher production rate and increased cost efficiencies.

L.B. Foster helps CMK to lengthen the load

When architectural powder coater, CMK (Treatments) Ltd, decided to increase the capacity of its powder coating facility the company turned to the supplier that had installed its existing conveyors 25 years ago, LB Foster.