Panel Builder System Integrator

December 5, 2018

JMP Solutions, industrial technology partner to the Fortune 1000, announced today that they have acquired the assets of Alfacon Solutions, a 35-year-old custom material handling solution provider based in Milton, Ontario. The employees of Alfacon now form JMP’s Material Handling Division and the company is excited about the value this will bring to their customers.

Scott Shawyer, JMP President & CEO, stated, “We are very happy the Alfacon team has decided to join us at JMP. Their capabilities are world class and allow us to provide our customers with very high quality, made-in-North-America advanced material handling solutions. Their customers will now be able to draw on the full-service offering of JMP. Additionally, they are a great complement to our Robotic, AGV, Control Systems, & MES divisions, giving us even more application bench strength and the ability to vertically integrate our offerings. Therefore, our projects have better quality; we deploy faster while reducing costs and risks for our customers.”

JMP Solutions will be augmenting the team from Alfacon with their proven project execution framework, project management resources, and control system design and implementation expertise.

“I could not be more thrilled to have our team become part of JMP Solutions,” said John Murdoch (former CEO of Alfacon) and now Managing Director of JMP’s Material Handling Division. “We can now offer our customers improved execution capabilities, long-term stability, broader turn-key solutions, more control system flexibility, better system-wide implementation, coupled with world-class project management capabilities to reduce project risk and improve returns for our customers.”

Latest Articles

  • Prev
Omron Automation is a company with safety ingrained in its DNA. In fact, the first product ...
What better way to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Rittal System Ltd. in Canada than to ...
InfraCanada / InfraQuebec is an annual series of user group meetings across Canada for FLIR and ITC ...
 Recently, Panel Builder & Systems Integrator had the opportunity to speak ...
At HARTING, environmental protection and production have dovetailed for many years. "Ecological ...
Bosch Rexroth, EPLAN, Murrelektronik, PILZ, Rittal and WAGO, six prominent companies in ...

UL Launches UL 9540A Database to Recognize Manufacturers Who Have Completed Testing for Their Energy Storage Systems

 

UL Mark 400UL announced the launch of a free online database recognizing manufacturers who have completed testing under the ANSI/CAN/UL 9540A Standard for Test Method for Evaluating Thermal Runaway Fire Propagation in Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). The database allows manufacturers that have had their cell, module, unit or installation evaluated for thermal runaway fire propagation by UL to share the data in three ways: the model number with contact information to obtain more test details, the UL 9540A report summary or the full test report.

 

Read More

 


Rittal Wins 2 Electro-Federation Canada Marketing Awards for Integrated Marketing and Event Trade Show

What better way to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Rittal System Ltd. in Canada than to be declared the winners of the prestigious Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) 7th Annual 2020 Marketing Awards Program, in 2 categories for Manufacturers under $50 Million: The Integrated Marketing Award for the AX-KX Compact Enclosure Campaign, and the Event Trade Show Award for the execution of the first German Technology Day with their partners!

 

EFC’s Marketing Awards program recognizes EFC member organizations that demonstrate marketing excellence and innovation within the Canadian electrical manufacturing and distribution industry. 

 

Read More


 

Mazak Delivers Progressive Learning Directly to Your Shop

 

Mazak Progressive LearningA well-trained team is crucial for manufacturing success. That’s why Mazak has long offered a Progressive Learning program with hands-on training for all of their equipment at Technology and Technical Centers across North America.

However, as with most aspects of life in 2020, COVID-19 has changed the way they approach training at Mazak – and with the help of advanced technology, Mazak have made it more accessible than ever, with remote learning opportunities that have been so popular that they’ll remain a staple of their educational programs going forward.

 Read More


 

Coming Soon: The new EPLAN Pro Panel, Version 2.8, Virtual control cabinet engineering – fully matured

The new EPLAN Pro Panel, Version 2.8 is making its first big appearance at the SPS IPC Drives. The software for virtual 3D control cabinet engineering is characterised by its expanded flexibility, surprising users with a brand new 4K-capable user interface. It’s also causing decision-makers to sit up and take notice: during live, joint presentations in Nuremberg, EPLAN and Rittal will be introducing a whole series of innovations in the context of control cabinet engineering.

These include complementary software solutions for engineering and preplanning operations, innovative system technology for housings, power distribution and climate-control systems, automation technologies, and digital assistance systems for integrated automation of manufacturing processes. EPLAN and Rittal are thereby positioning themselves as solutions providers offering integrated solutions for optimising processes in control cabinet engineering: combined machine/hardware and software solutions, product-accompanying data and comprehensive on-site process integration services for customers.

Read More: < ...

Product News

  • Prev
Power Defense Moulded Case Circuit Breakers - Available Now in Canada.      
The Power Defense family is Eaton’s premier MCCB globally rated line, incorporating Power Xpert ...
KNIPEX Tools introduced its StepCut cable shears for solid, multi-core stranded copper and aluminum ...
Werma EvoSIGNAL signal beacons warn, guide, protect and are a new simple, modular solution for ...
The TC3 JSON Data Interface is an interface for the exchange of data in JSON format between the ...
You can use the portable PPS COMPACT DIN rail cutter from Phoenix Contact to cut DIN rails to size ...
Fluke Process Instruments extends its Thermalert 4.0 spot pyrometer series, adding new shortwave ...
And then there were seven. The EPCE electric cylinder has become the seventh member of Festo’s ...
Industrial Shock Block (ISB) is a personnel protection device designed to meet the requirements for ...
More transducers and switches have been added to the AutomationDirect sensors lineup. ATCH series ...

ReeR Safety Light Curtains with Integrated Muting Functions from AutomationDirect

The new Safegate Type 4 access control barrier safety light curtains provide protection in a wide range of industrial applications requiring integration of the muting functions. The muting function temporarily disables the safety function when a workpiece or conveying palette passes through the detection area of safety light curtains or safety sensors. Safegate safety curtains feature integrated muting functions with two access control (body protection) hardware or software configuration options.

Sender/receiver or active/passive pair versions are available with 24 VDC input, 300 or 400mm resolution and 0-8m or 0-12m operating distances. 

Read More


 

 

Kerrwil Publications Great Place to Work. Certified December 2019 - December 2020

538 Elizabeth Street, Midland,Ontario, Canada L4R2A3 +1 705 527 7666
©2020 All rights reserved

Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy (effective 1.1.2016)
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Kerrwil