The Legacy® 3 constant motion small center cartoner from OYSTAR Jones (R.A. Jones & Co. Inc.), allows a wide range of cartoning with a single machine at speeds of up to 400 cartons/min. and features upgrades that include an ergonomically-designed straight-in, low level carton magazine with comfortable loading height that does not require platforms.
The Adjustable Pouch King® continuous-motion, hf/f/s machine from R.A. Jones incorporates the company’s high-speed forming and filling techniques, while adding easy adjustments necessary for quick and repeatable pouch size changes.
R.A. Jones & Co. has introduced the Legend® Series L200 Cartoner, offering continuous-motion, 4-chain carton transport. Servo motors drive the carton transport, barrel loader, bucket conveyor, carton feed, and minor flap closing.
The new Wraptor paperboard multiwrap sleever machine from R.A. Jones can be configured for single-tier wrap of 1 to 6 packs and double-tier wrap of 2 to 12 packs with many product types including round, oval, square, rectangular, and irregular.
R.A. Jones offers flexible, cost-effective solutions with its new Meridian line of metric-designed, large center cartoners. Available with either 9” or 12” centers, both right-hand and left-hand configuration, and convenient small footprints of 16’ or less.
A new integrated packaging system from IWKA PacSystems (Fairfield, NJ) for cosmetic and personal-care applications combines multiple product components in a single SKU by combining tube filling and cartoning in a small footprint.
Golden, Co-based Coors recently installed a maxim™ Multi-packer from R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) for packing cans in carton sleeves. The multipacker is run by a Giddings & Lewis (Fon du Lac, WI) motion controller integrated with an Allen-Bradley PLC from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI).
The CMV II semi-automatic vertical cartoner from R. A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) features ergonomic guarding—a one-piece, lift-up, clamshell cover that provides open access to machine components to speed changeover.
R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) has redesigned its (IMS) Intermittent-Motion Servo-Driven cartoner for cartoning multiple-product units. It can load a variety of products into display or point-of-purchase cartons, or shippers or overpack cartons at speeds to 100 cartons/min.
R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) is offering live video-conferencing through its Customer Support Services and Knowledge-Based Services(TM) departments. Videoconferencing enables Jones personnel to identify and confirm parts, troubleshoot machine operation, and demonstrate packaging solutions by engaging in real-time communications via personal computers using collaboration software.
The Legacy® small center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) employs the Acc-U-Just(TM) system for quick changeovers in 20 minutes. An operator simply dials new settings into a digital handwheel/counter and adjusts the bucket length and carton transport.
R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) has completed the first of a new series of form/fill/seal machines designed to meet full ISO metric standards. Developed from the company's Pouch King model, the PK4000 has linear web speeds of 100 m (328')/min, and can run at speeds to 1곚 sachets/min, using 80 mm (3.2") wide sachets.
R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) has introduced two robotic systems for food, beverage and pharmaceutical packagers. The Flexible Transfer System allows transfer of solid products from a conveyor into cartons erected on a Jones CMV cartoner.
R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) has introduced the Jones CAT(TM) (computer assisted training) system, which uses an interactive computer program to guide and test the user on information regarding a particular machine.