About Us

Foster Industrial, premium welding supplier, is the UK’s longest established distributor of welding and cutting equipment and supplies.

Strategically located in the heart of the East Midlands, the Foster site offers easy access to the M1 as well as local delivery across Leicester and Nottingham.

Based at a state-of-the-art 15,000 sq. ft site Foster carries a huge range of stock, technical advice, servicing and repairs, expert training as well the latest range of premium welding equipment.

In addition Foster offers a full range of industrial gases working in partnership with Air Products. The business stocks standard industry mixtures, acetylene, argon, cougar, carbon dioxide, helium, nitrogen and oxygen all in various cylinder sizes and weights.

Founded in 1886 by Joseph Foster, Foster & Company traded as coal merchants in the Nottingham. Still a family firm, Joseph’s great grandsons, Richard and Charles, maintain the founding family principles of fairness and integrity.

Business size

26-100 employees


Commercial presence