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.

Industrial Tool & Hoist

The Best Service. The Right Tool. Every Time.

With a seemingly endless selection of industrial tools and hoist products to choose from, how do you decide? At John Henry Foster, we’ll make it easy for you. Our experts will help you select the right tool for the job while ensuring the reliable quality your project demands. As an authorized dealer for industry-respected manufacturers such as: Tri-State Overhead Crane, Ingersoll Rand, Sioux, Dynabrade, Makita, Enerpac, we have the tools you need to get the job done.  
  • Construction Tools
  • Fastening & Assembly Tools
  • Grinders
  • Hammers
  • Hoists, Lifts & Cranes
  • Impact Toolss
  • Sanders

Quality Matters: Your quality of work depends on the quality of tools you use. For any job, any size… we want to help ensure your reputation by offering only top-of- the-line, industry respected tools you know and trust.

Size Matters: With money and space in high demand…you want your purchases to make sense and work for you as far into the future as possible. At JHF, we’ll make sure you’re not only getting the right tool for the job but the best equipment for years to come.

Selection Matters: When it comes to tools, most pros have their favorite brands. We represent a number of different tool manufacturers, so you have access to the tools you know and prefer.

Service and Repair

When your project deadline is on the line, you don’t have time to wait on service or repairs. Our certified, factory-trained service technicians work on your schedule to keep your production moving. From preventative maintenance to on-sight service or in-shop repair, JHF will help you get the job done.

We Can Fix That

  • Ship it to us for free!
  • Quick turn-around
  • Factory-certified repair technicians

Hoist Testing

Custom Hoist Test Stand – To better test each hoist that comes in and out of our facility, we designed a custom platform that guarantees precision and flexibility in testing:

  • Static load (stationary pull test)
  • Dynamic load test (while moving)
  • Speed lifting and lowering the load
  • Brake holding capability
  • 250lb up to 22,000lb

Contact your JHF representative or JHF tools specialist for a FREE quote today!