Willcox & Allen, Inc.

         Systems Integrators Since 1951

Office (205) 254-8051
Fax (205) 251-3604
Toll-free (800) 820-3397


Willcox and Allen offers material handling solutions to a wide variety of industries (listed below).

Food and Beverage

Willcox & Allen has supplied the food and beverage industry with material handling systems for over 50 years, handling a vast amount of products, from bottles, jars, jugs, cartons cans, packages, crates, etc. From line design to equipment specification, we offer comprehension-integrated solutions for all of your material handling projects. We offer top name conveyor manufacturers, engineering services, installation & control services, and most importantly - system responsibility. Whether it's a modification of an existing line or a completely new production line and case handling system, the food & beverage industry has depended on our services.

Tire Handling

Willcox & Allen has supplied miles of transportation, accumulation, and sortation conveyor for tire manufacturing plants throughout the US and Canada. With our years of experience in the tire-handling field, we can bring to you the most complete and efficient systems, for your particular requirement. We have engineered and designed-built a wide range of special devices in response to particular tire industry applications. We design our systems to last.

  • Strip Rubber Handling
  • Green Tire Handling
  • Tire Sortation
  • Merging Devices
  • Centering Devices
  • Selector Belts for Multi-Level Conveyors
  • Elevators
  • Portable Conveyors
  • Tire Accumulators
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Palletizing & Depalletizing



Willcox & Allen offers a complete line of palletizers, handling a wide range of products - a wide range of product types, weights, configurations and sizes. We can accommodate any production rate, productions speed and provide a machine to meet your plant's requirement. Let us design your next palletizing operations.

  • Bulk Palletizing
  • Carton and Case Palletizing
  • Drum and Pail Palletizing
  • Bag palletizing
  • Accumulation Conveyor
  • Gantry Palletizing
  • Robotic Palletizing
  • De-palletizing
  • Line and Lane Dividers
  • Pallet Exit Conveyors
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Pallet / Drum Handling

Willcox & Allen offers a complete line of pallet handling conveyors and pallet handling special equipment. Most pallet handling systems are required to be heavy-duty - to stand up to the demanding requirement of today's unique layouts. Our systems are forklift friendly - heavy-duty enough to stand up to the rigors of abuse and constant use. We also install drum-handling systems and drum handling devices in many bulk type applications.

Pallet Handling Drum Handling
Pallet Transportation Drum Handling Equipment
Pallet Accumulation Drum Dumpers
Pallet dispensing Drum Sortation
Pallet stacking Gaylords
Pallet Transfer Drum Accumulation
Stretch-Wrap Feed Systems

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Material Handling Systems

Willcox & Allen helps you maximize your return on any implemented material handling system we provide your company. Whether you are retrofitting, upgrading, or adding a new complete system in your manufacturing plant, our sales engineers will provide you with proper equipment to improve reliability with high efficiencies while reducing your operating costs.

Overhead Conveyor Assembly Conveyor
Turntables Turning Devices
Tilt & Upenders Slat Conveyors
Automated Guide Vehicle
Tow-line Systems Steel-hinge Conveyor
Pallet dispensers Chip Conveyor
Scissor Lifts Magnetic Conveyor
Chain Driven Live Roller Wire Mesh

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Bulk Handling

Willcox & Allen offers a complete range of transporting conveyors, screw conveyors, and bucket conveyors for handling a wide variety of bulk materials. The reliability of our bulk material handling systems has been proven over decades of use in every industry - proven in reliability and designed for long-term use. We offer portable & stationary conveyors, belt and chain elevators, and screw and drag systems.

  • Troughing Belt Conveyor
  • Screw Conveyors
  • Bucket Elevators
  • Bagged Products Handling
  • Material Lifts
  • Bulk Dumpers
  • Vertical Lifts
  • Drag Conveyors
  • Chip Removal
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Distribution & Sortation

Willcox & Allen offers turnkey distribution material handling systems with a complete range of sortation devices for sorting hundreds of different products, including cased goods, tires, electronics, parcels, and food and textile produces. Warehouse management systems as well as order fulfillment and management systems complete our product line for every distribution requirement. Enter the new world of speed in process- from picking, through sortation to truck delivery; our sales engineers can provide a system to insure your company higher efficiencies and productivity with accountability.

  • Pop-up Chain Sorts
  • Belt Sorts
  • Cross Belt Sorts
  • Tilt-tray Sorts
  • Pop-up Wheel and Roller Sorts
  • Shoe sorters
  • Pushers ands Pullers
  • 90° Sort Lanes
  • Accumulation Lanes
  • Extendable Conveyors
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Warehouse Systems


Storage and retrieval of product for warehouse areas is an incremental part of any automated factory. From storage and retrieval to picking of product, Willcox & Allen can supply your warehouse facility with most modern automated systems. Offering Competitive warehouse systems, we complete our package with warehouse software and material handling equipment.

  • Carrousels
  • Storage and Retrieval
  • Rack
  • Towline Systems
  • Conveyor Systems
  • Mezzanines
  • In Warehouse Offices
  • Steel Cages
  • Extendable Conveyor
  • Pick-to-light
  • Automated Guided Vehicles
  • Mezzanine Lifts
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Assembly & Work Stations


Willcox & Allen designs work station systems and assembly conveyor systems. Each system is designed to provide product movement through manual or robotic stations with queuing and accumulation qualities that result in high output productivity. We offer intelligent workstations for in-line, on-line, and off-line assembly.

  • Work Stations
  • Non-Synchronous Assembly Conveyor
  • Synchronous Assembly Conveyor
  • Flow Rail Part Delivery
  • Automatic Routing
  • Pallet & Fixtures
  • Dual Type Level Elevators
  • Overhead - Power and Free Conveyor
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Paperboard / Furniture Handling

Willcox & Allen is a leader in the material handling arena in both the corrugated paperboard and the furniture industries. We'll work closely with you to identify areas in you production areas where improvements can be made. We offer turn-key systems with the latest material handling technologies.

  • Work in Process Conveyors
  • Chain Entry Devices
  • Transfer Cars
  • Central-Pivot Conveyors
  • Slat Conveyors
  • Load Squaring Devices
  • Pusher Entry Devices
  • Belt Driven Conveyors
  • Turntables
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Textile Industry - Pharmaceutical Industry


Our engineers have, over the years, offered challenging solutions to hundreds of consumer product material handling problems.  We have transported and accumulated everything from video tapes, electronic devices, paper towels, bottles and boxes of bleach, barbecue grills, potato chip cartons, textile products, lighting products, power tools, etc.  In addition, we have provided systems for both clean room and warehouse applications for the pharmaceutical industry.

Table Top Empty Box Conveyor Packer End Feeds
Alpines Roll Handling Case Elevator
Laners Cable Conveyors Air Conveyor
Cap Feeders Rinsers Accumulator Systems
Vacuum Conveyor Stainless Conveyors Rotary Tables
Gripper Elevators Elevators/Lowervators Accumulators
Bi-Directional Tables