Case StudiesAutomation and Materials Handling

Keeping Bakeries Moving with Franklin Transfer Systems

L.B. Foster Automation & Materials Handling has a long history of working with Premier Foods. The company has previously provided proven Franklin Transfer Systems (FTS) to Premier Foods’ Eastleigh and Barnsley sites.

Heavy Barrel Handling - Drain and fill line

Whisky casks offer a unique and important materials handling challenge by the very nature of their variable size and shape. As an essential part of the whisky production process, finding safe and efficient means of moving barrels during the drain and fill process is a materials handling challenge.

Overhead conveyor solution for radiator painting

Domestic central heating manufacturers often use overhead conveyors to move heavy and awkward radiators on powder coating production lines.

Acoustic robotic spray cell from L.B. Foster

Thermal spraying is a technology which improves or restores the surface of a solid material.

New Automated Pallet Debanders Raise Safety Levels at Britvic

Britvic uploads almost 100,000 aluminium cans from pallets onto each of three new canning lines per hour at the company’s upgraded Rugby production site.

Cummins UK's Daventry facility gets new automated engine transfer conveyor

Cummins is a global power leader that designs, manufactures, sells and services diesel and alternative fuel engines.

L.B. Foster completes top banana solution for Fyffes

Fyffes plc is one of the largest tropical produce importers and distributors in Europe. The company has an annual turnover in excess of €1billion.

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 and fill line for William Grant & Sons' €35 million distillery in Tullamore, Ireland.