the centre of Europe
to 12 months
from 15 to 55%
Leading company in the design and manufacture of linear motion components. It is an innovator and supplier of V-guides and bearing systems that are used to control linear, rotary and continuous motion worldwide. A member of the group of companies of the same name, was founded in 1969 and today is one of the leading manufacturers in the field of rectilinear motion technology worldwide. Since 1975 the company has started exporting its products and in 1983 opened its first branch in the Benelux.
The company owes its origins to Mr. Leslie Forster, a talented inventor and designer of packaging machines and owner of the now defunct Forsters Machine Company. This company was founded in the late 1940s and has produced a range of packaging machines. In 1950 Leslie Forster developed unique and simple sliding solutions based on the V-track principle. Today, the brand is still owned and operated by the Forster family. One of the last Forsters Machine Company packing machines was retained and restored in 2004. Today this machine is on display in the reception area of the group's headquarters in Tiverton, England.
The company's headquarters and manufacturing facilities are today located in Tiverton, South West England. The company owns a network of branches and official distributors all over the world. Branches of the manufacturer are located in the Netherlands (Benelux), France, Germany, Spain and Korea. Today the company is a world leader in the field of linear motion, as an innovator of V-track technology, the company has been successfully developing this area for the past 35 years. The brand's goal is to match its products to today's high demands on automation and general industrial markets.
Features of the products offered by the company:
- high level of equipment reliability even when operating in adverse conditions, or without the need for maintenance;
- reduced noise level;
- the ability of the equipment to operate at high speeds, for long periods of time, while maintaining full reliability;
- reduced downtime and therefore increased profits;
- ease of development when using a series of ready-made solutions and systems in a complex.
The company's products are widely used in many industries, such as: machine tool construction; mechanical engineering; woodworking industry; packaging production; textile production.