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.”

Peers & Profiles

  • Prev
Duncan Instruments Canada is celebrating their 50th year by inviting their Customers to their ...
Germain Lamonde, President and founder of EXFO, is this year’s EY Entrepreneur Of The ...
  In a recent sit-down Electrical Industry Canada was able to learn a little ...
  Few industrial innovations have weathered the years as well as heavy duty connectors. ...
As our population grows and consumers continue to rely on technology for both essentials and ...
  Engineers play a key role in the advancement of our infrastructure and the development ...
  Kymera Systems is located in Leduc, Alberta and provides scalable IIoT solutions and the ...
  JAE Automation is proof positive that a cutting-edge, high-tech company can work with ...
  Nivek Automatisation is a forward-thinking company focused on providing advanced ...
Recently Panel Builder & Systems Integrator was invited to Rittal Canada’s Head ...

 

Siemens is setting the course for long-term value creation through accelerated growth and stronger profitability with a simplified and leaner company structure. The main aim of the Vision 2020+ company strategy is to give Siemens' individual businesses significantly more entrepreneurial freedom under the strong Siemens brand in order to sharpen their focus on their respective markets. Plans also call for strengthening the company's growth portfolio through investments in new growth fields such as IoT integration services, distributed energy management and infrastructure solutions for electric mobility.

Read More

 


 Like many cyclical industries, mining is reviving, driven by steady global economic growth and an increasing demand for materials to support new technologies like electric vehicles, renewable energy and mobile devices. Despite the optimism, the industry still faces major operational challenges including process efficiencies, cost control, worker health and safety, and skills gaps. To address these challenges, Rockwell Automation introduced The Connected Mine, leveraging the latest enabling and digital technologies.

Utilizing advanced analytics, The Connected Mine helps mining companies collect and aggregate data to gain end-to-end visibility into their operations and make informed business decisions to improve mining operations.

Read More

Latest Articles

  • Prev
There are many requirements to meet when specifying transformers, such as basic performance ...
Wi-Fi network planning and deployment can be a daunting task for most business operators. Network ...
  Removable USB media devices such as flash drives are commonplace and convenient when it ...
 For today’s manufacturers, a flexible plant floor is a business imperative. As product ...
A scene we see all too often.  A busy coffee shop full of patrons sipping their favourite hot ...
  For many design engineers, one of the central, day-to-day challenges is getting and ...
  You have a strong industrial security program in place. You’ve cleaned up with ...
Moxa's ThingsPro 2 Suite Simplifies the development of IIoT applications, facilitates data ...
  The world of manufacturing has never been as dynamic as it is today. Automation powered ...

 

Cybertech developed the Process Control and Safety Instrumented System Auditor to identify high-risk misalignments between plant process control and safety systems – and provide sufficient guidance to each plant system owner to resolve material issues.

Computerized data analytics are effective in mining the big data found in a typical process facility. The Cybertech System Auditor accepts native data from plant systems, cleans up and standardizes the data with purpose-built C# data mining applications and SQL data manipulation. Tiered SQL views minimize data duplication and facilitate automatic updates when base native data changes (e.g. after a system owner advises that they have resolved identified issues).

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
Balluff’s newest I/O hubs deliver M8 quick connect to enable resilient distributed modular ...
TE Connectivity (TE) has annouced the new SOLARLOK PV Edge decentralized junction box, ...
Wi-Fi network planning and deployment can be a daunting task for most business operators. Network ...
A compact, low cost, and versatile AC Drive that is easy to program and ideal for OEM’s. ...
Toshiba’s AS3 UL Type 12/IP55 adjustable speed drive is designed to withstand harsh ...
AutomationDirect has added a new line of AC variable frequency (VFD) drives for motor speed control ...
A new graphical user interface, increased ergonomics and enhanced macro technology are all ...
QS18 Expert photoelectric sensors are now available with IO-Link—enabling powerful benefits ...
B&R makes it easier to create safety applications with a series of new mapp functions in  ...
Building an Enterprise IIoT product starts with getting your device online. RevoEdge makes this ...
Kerrwil Publications

538 Elizabeth Street, Midland,Ontario, Canada L4R2A3 +1 705 527 7666
©2019 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