December 4th, 2018
LONDON, ON – JMP Solutions (JMP), industrial technology partner to the Fortune 1000, announced today that they have acquired the assets of Alfacon Solutions (Alfacon), 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.”
About JMP Solutions
JMP Solutions is an Industrial Technology Partner to Fortune 1000 manufacturers and producers providing engineering services and turnkey solutions in seven core areas: process automation, control system integration, information and MES, automation and robotics, automated guided vehicles, material handling, and networking and security applications. With 15 business units in the U.S. and Canada, JMP services customers locally, delivering more than 20,000 solutions to 1,000-plus clients over the course of its 30-year history. The company has been recognized with numerous awards and certifications including the Microsoft Impact Award for Data Management Solutions, FANUC Excellence in Intelligent Robotics award, a Rockwell Automation Solution Provider with five technology platform designations and has been nominated by employees six years in a row as a Great Place to Work®.
Additionally, JMP is a Certified Robot Integrator by the Robotics Industries Association (RIA) and is a Certified System Integrator by the Control System Integrator Association (CSIA).
JMP measures their success by their ability to solve tough manufacturing, material flow and production problems for customers while creating tangible business value.
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