back to listings SME Profile: Foster Refrigerator, Division of ITW Ltd
We were the first company to produce professional storage refrigeration in the UK in 1968 and have led the way ever since.
When it comes to commercial fridges and freezers, we are at the forefront of new technology, pioneering new standards in temperature control, hygiene, efficiency and appearance.
When you work with us, you’re guaranteed quality and absolute reliability at highly competitive prices. No matter how large or small your scale of operation, you’ll find there is a Foster for you.
Demand more. Choose Foster.
Foster continues to celebrate our position as leading manufacturer for commercial refrigeration equipment for over 50 years. Our reputation has been built from decades of commitment to our customers, strong relationships with our distributors and a desire to give back to our community. ‘Why Foster’ explores some of the reasons we’re chosen by customers time and time again.
We offer free UK next day delivery service across our most popular products, helping you to Save on Stress.
Backed by ITW, our genuine interest free credit offer, available across the Foster, Gamko and Hobart ranges allows established kitchens and start-up businesses alike to invest in the best equipment at an affordable price – giving them the support they need to make each venture a success.
This award-winning innovation which is now fitted into Foster’s EcoPro G2 and Gamko glass froster products has revolutionised the efficient operation and reduced the cost of maintaining these pieces of equipment.
Whether they were in search of the best quality refrigeration products money could buy, or an affordable way to start their dream business, we are proud to say that our customers love the products and services that we provide. Read their experiences here.
For 25 years we’ve held the prestigious royal warrant of appointment for supplying commercial refrigeration to Her Majesty, The Queen. Read more about this accolade and what it means to us.
We strive for continuous excellence, both in the quality of our products and the level of service we provide to customers. Find out more about our warranty offering here.
The accreditations acheived and maintained at Foster are only possible due to the dedication, commitment and passion shown by our entire team. From manufacturing, supply chain, sales and finance, we enstil a culture of responsibility, accountability and transparency in our business practises. This benefits our employees, as well as customers, suppliers and other stakeholders.
For over 30 years, Foster has worked with Lloyd's Register to achieve two very valued and honourable accolades; ISO 14001 & ISO9001.
What Is ISO14001?
ISO14001 is the recognised international standard in Environmental Management Systems.
The certification acknowledges those companies that enforce a successful environmental management system (EMS). The internationally recognised standard was awarded to Foster in response to their commitment in achieving and demonstrating sound environmental performance, year after year. Granted by one of the most respected bodies in the world, ISO14001 signifies to customers that they can be sure they are buying from a company that is both environmentally responsible and compliant with environmental law.
What Is ISO9001?
Equally as important, ISO9001 is a Quality Management System standard designed to ensure we meet the needs of both customers and stakeholders whilst guaranteeing that statutory and regulatory requirements relating to our products and services are also respected and adhered to.
ISO9001 is embeded within the culture of Foster as our core values reflect putting the needs of our customers, stakeholders at the forefront of our minds, whilst dedicating ourselves to legal compliance.
Safe Contractor certification
Acknowledged by Alcumus, Foster is proud to maintain SafeContractor status set out by the Chartered standards which encompases all elements of health and safety required to operate as a contractor.
Altius Assured Vendor Certificate
An efficient, reliable supply chain is at the core of a successful business. Altius echo the values and aspirations of Foster, as a certified vendor, by making supply chains safer, more reliable and more competitive while operating with honesty, transparency and integrity.
Carbon Trust Standard
Our commitment to reducing our carbon emissions year-on-year has earnt us the accolade of being the only UK Commercial refrigeration manufacturer to hold the Carbon Trust Standard.
Foster has a long history of being the market leading innovator in terms of commitment to redusing energy consumption and environmental protection. Browse our range of green papers for our advice on how you can improve your green achievements.