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L.B. Foster launches new automated handling website and solutions brochure

19 November 2020

Buyers and specifiers of automated handling solutions can now safely browse a comprehensive range of innovative, modular, safe and efficient conveyors, showcased online and in print by sector specialist L.B. Foster Automation & Materials Handling.

With more people working remotely due to government restrictions, www.conveyors.co.uk has been quickly developed during the COVID-19 lockdown to assist end-users and designers of complex, integrated conveyor systems. The site provides a go-to reference portal for new automated handling solutions suitable for applications across a wide range of industries and sectors. In addition, a 52 page specifier brochure is now also available on request detailing the company’s solutions.

Part of leading global engineering group L.B. Foster Company, L.B. Foster Automation & Materials Handling has over 30 years experience and expertise delivering cutting-edge conveyor solutions for world-leading food, drink and manufacturing brands, including Fyffes plc, Britvic plc, Smith & Nephew, Honda and Caterpillar.

Dr Matthew Stephenson, Head of Projects, L.B. Foster Automation & Material Handling, says: “We work in a diverse mix of markets, from Food & Beverage, E-commerce, Cold Chain, Automotive and Pharmaceuticals. Each of these essential sectors has continued to operate throughout the lockdown, with many businesses expanding output to accommodate increased demand.

“Our experience and expertise is perfectly aligned to these sectors, so it’s important we are able to share our capability with potential buyers. 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.​

“We believe the performance of our extraordinary solutions speak for themselves. Our Tullamore Distillery Drain and Fill Line for William Grants & Sons is capable of handling up to 132 whisky casks per hour. We installed 18.5 metres of 6” pitch chain conveyor at Old Bushmills Distillery on the main fill line conveyor with a maximum moving load of 2600kg. And our automated solutions are capable of handling up to 100 American casks per hour throughput at Old Bushmills Distillery.”

www.conveyors.co.uk includes details about L.B.Foster’s range of overhead, floor and specialist application conveyors. The company also offers a comprehensive maintenance, repair and after sales service across its full portfolio. The site features a detailed selection of high profile project case studies , demonstrating customer applications of conveyor technologies.

For further information and to order a copy of our 52 page brochure ‘Keeping our world moving through continuous automatic production’, visit www.conveyors.co.uk

 
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