Sept. 14, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR), headquartered in
, announced today that its
rail products facility has been selected by IndustryWeek magazine as a finalist in their search for
's top manufacturing plants. The publication's Website reported that the finalists for the 2011 Best Plants recognition for excellence in manufacturing included
's rail joints and bars facility. The
plant was chosen by IndustryWeek for demonstrating extraordinary continuous improvement in the workplace and sustained efforts to provide customer satisfaction.
"IndustryWeek recognized our
employees' commitment to
's Continuous Improvement Initiatives. Our team's dedicated focus on safety, operational excellence and employee wellness has been noted by the plant's inclusion in this prestigious IndustryWeek list of leading companies," said
, L.B. Foster Director of Continuous Improvement.
"I congratulate Plant Manager
team for this important recognition. Their successful efforts to establish operational efficiencies have created a world-class plant environment that increases our company's competitiveness," said
L.B. Foster President
The L.B. Foster Rail Products facility manufactures insulated rail joints and epoxy bonded rail joint bars. The ISO 9001:2008 certified plant maintains an exceptional level of quality assurance and an ongoing dedication to customer satisfaction.
Participation requests for inclusion in the 2011 Best Plants Awards were solicited from companies throughout
. The annual IndustryWeek Best Plants competition assesses operational functions in a wide range of performance categories across all manufacturing areas and recognizes their excellence. The top manufacturing plants will be chosen from the impressive list of finalists to receive a 2011 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award this Fall.
facility is currently being evaluated for this honor.
The complete list of finalist can be found here:
About L.B. Foster Company
L.B. Foster Company is a leading manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products and services for the rail, construction, energy and utility markets with locations in
. Please visit our Website:
L.B. Foster Company Media Contact:
, Marketing Communications Manager, Corporate Marketing 412.928.5645
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