Great Products Build Great Businesses

Since 1944, we have been helping our customers minimize production interruptions and maximize efficiency with the same care and expertise as if it were our own business.

Producing high-quality products and services is challenging and we know how hard it can be to find someone else who wants your business to succeed as much as you do. With industry-respected brands, $8 million of ready-to-ship components and assemblies and 24/7 support, we have the products to keep your business moving forward.

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Find Your Sales Representative

The John Henry Foster Company is a full-line fluid power distributor with territories covering parts of Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky and is the Midwest leader in fluid power sales. We have sales representatives stationed throughout our territory who can visit your site and provide hands-on attention to better meet your fluids power needs.

John Henry Foster Services

To more easily run your business, service needs to go beyond just a phone call for repairs or maintenance. Your goals and metrics are an ever-moving target, so we know that you need a total system to support your inventory, efficiency, value-added and customized needs. With the industry’s largest sales and service staff in the Midwest, we’ll work together to 1. Understand your challenges, 2. Identify opportunities, and 3. Add value to your operation. For peace-of-mind that comes with a 24/7 service partner you can trust, call us today.

Compressed Air

Compressed air is one of the most expensive utilities in any manufacturing facility. Maximize your investment with the right equipment and complete support.

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Value Added

Today’s industrial world demands continuous improvement. Maximize your resources, your bottom line and ultimately…value to your customer, with value-added products and services from JHF.

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Industrial Controls & Automation

Whether controlling a single system component or automating complex operations, we have the technology and the expertise to meet your unique needs.

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Hydraulic power is one of the most durable components to any manufacturing process. For those times when you need additional expertise, we’re only a phone call away.

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Material Handling

Whether you’re moving a contact lens or a steel girder, together we’ll custom design and build the best system for your process, project or operation.

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Industrial Tool & Hoist

When you need reliable, on-time tool and hoist sales, service, and repair, you can rely on John Henry Foster.

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Custom Assemblies

We guarantee a plug-and-play, tested assembly that optimizes form, fit and function, streamlines your operations, and lowers your overhead.

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Design & Manufacturing

When out -of-the-box products don’t fit your needs, we’ll work with you to design and manufacture custom components or systems that will.

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Hose Assembly and Kitting

When you’re in the market for hose, fittings or made-to-order assemblies, we’ll work with you to get you the right products, right on-time.

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Vendor Managed Inventory

If excess inventory is a significant cost for your business and wasting valuable space, our Vendor Managed Inventory team can help.

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Custom Hydraulic Power Units & Systems

Your unique application requires precision-engineered, durable hydraulics – we provide just that.

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On-Site Retail Store

You can’t afford to waste time on supplier-shipped components or trial and error solutions. Visit our retail location for immediately available components and custom assemblies.

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