MHI Conveyor and Sortation Systems Membership

MHI Conveyor and Sortation Systems Membership

MHI Conveyor and Sortation Systems Subgroup Names Alfacon Solutions as Newest Member

The newest member of MHI Conveyor & Sortation Systems (CSS) subgroup is Alfacon Solutions. CSS members are the Industry’s leading providers of conveyors and sortation systems and design, fabricate, and install conveyor and sortation systems worldwide and in virtually every major manufacturing and distribution sector. CSS prepares and distributes educational and promotional materials regarding the proper application and benefits of conveyor and sortation system solutions. Conveyor & Sortation Systems members met today in Charlotte, NC at the MHI Spring meeting to discuss the industry and promote the best and largest possible market for conveyors and sortation systems; consistent with the best interest of the user.

John Murdoch, CEO of Alfacon Solutions, was in attendance when the Canadian-based custom engineer-to-order conveyor firm was voted as the newest members of the MHI subgroup. Murdoch said, “We are honored to be a member of MHI and now a contributing member of the CSS subgroup. We have been making a valuable contribution to the industry since 1983 and are proud to be recognized by our peers as an important voice in the industry.”

CSS pursues this mission through planned programs and internal committees by working closely with user groups to communicate needs, benefits and applications. The CSS group acts as a catalyst and liaison between different related product groups or associations, maintaining a membership representative of the industry, promoting the general welfare of the industry, and providing a market driven forum for material flow solutions. The CSS group collects, complies, disseminates, and exchanges information and statistics which may be helpful to the membership. The CSS Group prepares and distributes educational materials for both academic classroom environments and in continuing education.

Murdoch and Ryan McMillan, Alfacon’s Director of Engineering will present an educational seminar at MODEX 2018 called Adaptive Conveying on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM in Theater I. Alfacon Solutions will exhibit at MODEX 2018 April 9-12, 2018 in Atlanta, GA at booth #B637.


Alfacon Solutions

Founded in 1983, Alfacon Solutions ( is a leading case and pallet conveyor handling systems company operating in Milton, Ontario, Canada. The new facility is just west of Toronto, Canada. Based in lean manufacturing principles, including best-practice value stream mapping and continuous improvement, the Alfacon team designs, engineers, manufactures, and installs complete material handling solutions.

Alfacon provides services to its customer base in the courier, retail, manufacturing, and industrial sectors. The company is a proud member of MHI.

The core values of Alfacon Solutions ensure a customer-centric approach to every project and drives the entire team to consistently deliver exceptional results. From experience, passion, and integrity to commitment, innovation, and on-time delivery dependability, Alfacon Solutions anticipates double digit growth year over year for the next decade. Follow on Twitter @AlfaconSolution.

John Murdoch
John Murdoch is CEO of Alfacon Solutions Ltd., based in Canada. Murdoch is a thought-leader in both the manufacturing and materials handling sectors. Leveraging more than a quarter century of experience, Murdoch brings a unique perspective to engineered material handling solutions and the role of automation. Murdoch can be reached at