Let us take the load

With over 100 years' experience in application engineering, L.B. Foster delivers market leading Conveyor and Materials Handling solutions alongside automation machines.

About us Solutions

Our conveyor experts are skilled at producing materials handling solutions for applications that involve individual conveyors through to fully integrated conveyor systems.

We specialise in challenges including heavy and awkward handling, pallet handling and ATEX environments. Whilst also providing solutions for the high volume parcel industry.

We work in a diverse mix of markets, from Food & Beverage, E-commerce, Cold Chain, Automotive and Pharmaceuticals. Our materials handling systems help bring packages to your door, food to your table, beers and spirits to bottles and pharmaceuticals to critical environments. We move vehicle parts in many of the best known automotive brands.​

Our conveyor systems are robust, made to last and backed up with design credentials matchless in the UK. All backed up with an after-sales service second to none.​

In our world, everything we do is about keeping your world moving.

  • 15

    Lane automated cake conveyor for Mr Kipling

  • 132

    Our Tullamore Distillery Drain and Fill Line for William Grants & Sons is capable of handling up to 132 whisky casks per hour

  • 18.5

    Metres of 6” pitch chain conveyor at Old Bushmills Distillery as the main fill line conveyor with a maximum moving load of 2600kg

  • 100

    Up to 100 American casks per hour throughput at Old Bushmills Distillery

Capability in conveyors and materials handling solutions​

We have proven experience delivering all types of conveyors. These include:​ Powered overhead; Power and Free; Inverted Power and Free; Manual; Belt; Powered rollers; Gravity; Chain and Pallet conveyors. We specialise in Slat and Towline conveyors, well used in the Automotive industries:

Capability in Automated Materials Handling​

Our mission is to be experts in the provision of continuous automatic production by delivering:

  • range of machines with automatic mechanisation​
  • range of mechanised handling systems including solutions for loading/conveyor and transfer​
  • combination of both to provide continuous automatic production for clients where automatic machines are integrated with transfer devices and controls to provide continuous automatic operations

Many kinds of conveying systems are available and are used according to the needs of different industries. Get in touch with an L.B. Foster representative to understand which solution would be best for your application.

L.B. Foster's conveyor solutions provide customers with a wide range of modular and bespoke conveyor solutions.

Our dedicated team of engineers are designing innovative handling solutions tailored to suit your needs. We will visualise and model the system before manufacture and can offer lean manufacturing solutions.

Lean manufacturing is a methodology that focuses on minimising waste within manufacturing systems while simultaneously maximizing productivity. Some of the benefits of lean manufacturing can include reduced lead times, reduced operating costs and improved product quality.