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Alfacon CEO John Murdoch Discusses Essential Role of Engineer to Order Conveyors

Alfacon Solutions CEO, John Murdoch recently explained how conveyors are a core component of all material handling or automation systems in the new issue of Automation and Controls Today magazine.

According to Murdock, an engineer-to-order approach allows customers to select conveyors based on products to be conveyed, ease of maintenance, reliability, uptime, price, speed, and design flexibility. Some of the design elements in distribution centers also include conveyor systems selection based on low energy/power consumption, low noise emission, roller technologies, and individually powered zones

With the average new distribution center exceeding 500,000 square feet, automated conveyor systems must cover large distances or if adopting a cellular production model, capable of fitting in tight spaces. A best practice lean manufacturing approach to designing and choosing automated conveyor systems, requires expertise and experience, not merely ordering a conveyor SKU on-line.

In repetitive manufacturing, it is possible to apply statistical process control (SPC) techniques to purchased components and manufacturing quality as well as scrap and yield. Statistical analysis is acceptable if a company mass-purchases or mass-manufactures the same product to the same standards every time. The essence of engineer-to-order (ETO) is building a unique complex product every time.

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Alfacon Solutions

Founded in 1983, Alfacon Solutions (www.alfaconsolutions.com) is a leading case and pallet conveyor handling systems company operating from an 80,000 square foot facility in Orangeville, Ontario, 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.

CEO John Murdoch is proud of the company’s hands-on approach when analyzing clients’ challenges and developing solutions based on experience and innovation.  The combination of standard and custom engineered components enables Alfacon to create unique material handling solutions tailored to each client; this engineered-to-order (ETO) differentiator positions the company as one of the leading material handling manufacturers in North America. 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.

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Company Name: Alfacon Solutions
Contact Person: John Murdoch
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Phone: 519-941-4858
Address:595 Riddell Road
City: Orangeville
State: Ontario
Country: Canada
Website: http://www.alfaconsolutions.com

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