L.B. Foster Company's Pueblo, Colo., rail products plant has been chosen by IndustryWeek magazine as one of 10 North American manufacturing facilities to receive the publication's 2011 Best Plants Award. IndustryWeek's website reported L.B. Foster's rail joints and bars facility has been recognized for excellence in manufacturing. The magazine notes that the plant demonstrates extraordinary continuous improvement in the workplace and sustained efforts to provide customer satisfaction.
“My congratulations and admiration go out to our Pueblo team for being recognized with this well deserved 2011 Best Plants Award. Their efforts to increase L.B. Foster’s competitiveness have led to world-class operational efficiencies and leading-edge safety initiatives. Our Pueblo Rail Products plant has set the gold standard to which our entire company strives,” said Stan Hasselbusch, L.B. Foster president and CEO.
The L.B. Foster Rail Products facility in Pueblo, Colo., manufactures insulated rail joints and epoxy bonded rail joint bars. A special report that includes a profile of this L.B. Foster facility appears in the January issue of IndustryWeek magazine.