Pittsburgh's Top Workplaces 2011
L.B. Foster Company
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- HQ location:
- Pittsburgh, PA
L.B. Foster Company is a leading manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of products for rail, construction, utility and energy industries. The Company was founded in 1902 in Pittsburgh, PA as a supplier of used, or relay, rail for the railroad industry. Throughout the 1900s, L.B. Foster introduced a number of new and innovative products for this industry via internal development, partnerships with key strategic vendors and via acquisition. Today, we are one of the leading suppliers to the North American rail industry. The Company entered the construction products business in the 1920s as a distributor of steel piling.
Again, the Company has grown this business via internal and external product development along with strategic acquisitions. We are positioned as a key supplier to our nation's infrastructure needs. Finally, the Company's manufactures various types of pipe products for application in North America's natural gas and water well transmission industries.
“My manager appreciates the work that I do.”
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