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LB Foster Conveyors - Is it time to get moving?

Ever thought about what a conveyor system is?

“Conveyors are used when material is to be moved frequently between specific points over a fixed path and when there is a sufficient flow volume to justify the fixed conveyor investment.”

A man in a hi-vis jacket scanning white boxes on a roller conveyor.

As Wikipedia suggests, we’ve used materials handling and conveyors for thousands of years. These days conveyor systems can be used for merging, identifying, inducting, separating, sorting, packing and inspecting everything to make our lives easier and quicker.

We love the video our animation expert has made above to show the benefits an intelligent handling system can make - in this case for pharmaceutical packing, sorting and dispatching.

Call us now and talk to one of our materials handling and conveyors experts to see how we can help keep your world moving.