NEW YORK L.B.
Foster Co. has acquired pipe-coating and services company Ball
Winch Pipeline Services LLC after recently posting a positive
outlook for the energy market.
Ball Winch, which will become part of L.B. Fosters
tubular products group, applies specialty pipe coatings and
provides field services for the oil and gas, mining, water and
waste water industries. It also has a strong presence in custom
pipe coating for in-service replacement and new
Pittsburgh-based L.B. Foster, which recently said it was
bullish on the energy market (amm.com, Nov. 6), could
not be reached for comment.