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L.B. Foster Tubular Products Facility Receives 2011 Alabama Excellence Award

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) announced that its steel pipe coating facility in Birmingham, Alabama has received the prestigious 2011 Alabama Excellence Award for performance innovations in manufacturing. This Level Three award is the highest recognition presented by the Alabama Productivity Center to organizations that have demonstrated sustained performance excellence through their practices and achievements. The Alabama Quality Awards program is modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and has been administered since 1986.

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"This award is the direct result of the continuing commitment to excellence that is advanced each day by the entire Birmingham team," noted Merry Brumbaugh, L.B. Foster Vice President, Tubular Products. "Merry and her crew have worked hard to set the performance bar at an extraordinary level. All of us at L.B. Foster applaud her team for this well-earned recognition," said Stan Hasselbusch, L.B. Foster President and CEO.

The L.B. Foster steel pipe coating plant is ISO 9001:2008 registered and employs a staff of up to 60 workers. The Birmingham facility applies fusion bond epoxy corrosion protection on 10.75" to 24" diameter steel line pipe manufactured by American Steel Pipe. The plant recently achieved an important milestone by reaching one million man hours without a Lost Time Accident. The Birmingham team had previously been recognized with the 2010 Alabama Quality Award Level One Commitment to Excellence.

The 2011 Alabama Excellence Award will be presented to L.B. Foster at the Alabama Productivity Center 2011 Annual Conference on December 7th in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

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 North America and Europe.

L.B. Foster Company Contacts:

Tim Chiasson, General Manager, Plant Operations, L.B. Foster Tubular Products205-252-3490 tchiasson@lbfoster.com

Jake Fuellhart, Marketing Communications Manager, Corporate Marketing412.928.5645 jfuellhart@lbfoster.com

SOURCE L.B. Foster Company

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