Sept. 12, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh, PA-based L.B. Foster Company (NASDAQ: FSTR) announced that its CXT
Concrete Ties facility in
has been selected as a finalist in IndustryWeek magazine's annual 2012 Best Plants Award for Excellence in Manufacturing competition. The publication reported online that North American finalists for this important recognition included the
rail products facility.
The IndustryWeek announcement noted a dedication to continuous improvement and customer service in the high capacity concrete tie facility. "This is the second year in a row that IndustryWeek has recognized an
plant for our company's ongoing commitment to safety, operational excellence and employee wellness. Our
team deserves its place on this prestigious list of
's best managed manufacturing facilities," said
, L.B. Foster Director of Continuous Improvement.
plant employs the rail industry's most advanced concrete tie manufacturing technology and produces a full line of CXT branded concrete ties. The ISO 9001:2008 Certified facility is strategically located to supply projects throughout
concrete ties for all rail applications.
"My congratulations go out to Plant Manager,
, and our entire
team for this extraordinary recognition of their efforts in creating a successful world-class manufacturing facility," said
L.B. Foster President
Participation requests for inclusion in the 2012 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 list of finalists to receive a 2012 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award this Fall.
facility is currently being evaluated for this honor. The company's
rail products manufacturing plant received the 2011 IndustryWeek Best Plants Award.
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
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CXT ® is a Registered Trademark of L.B. Foster Company.
L.B. Foster Company Media Contact:
, Marketing Communications Manager, Corporate Marketing 412.928.5645
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