Food and Pharma Cartoners

Cartoning Equipment for Food & Non-food Manufacturers

We supply a wide-range of intermittent and continuous motion cartoning machines around the world for a variety of applications. Learn more below...

Engineering & Manufacturing Cartoning Equipment

Our comprehensive portfolio of cartoning machineryincludes end-load and customized top-load cartoners. These can range from hand-load vertical, to end-load, to fully automated systems running at 600 cartons per minute. With over 100 years of cartoning equipment experience and over 4,500 cartoners installed globally, our team of project managers and engineers is confident in our ability to address any cartoning application challenge.

All of our cartoners use the latest technology with a robust electro-mechanical design that provides high efficiency and reliability, which improves productivity and reliability. Flexibility to handle the ever increasing variety of SKU’s is also important. We offer upgradeable changeover and centerlining capabilities with Acc-U-Change to help you achieve today’s vertical start-up requirements. 

Our cartoning machinery features speed options from standard medium speed up to ultra-high speed cartoners. We focus on maintaining a diverse selection of equipment to suit nearly any cartoning need, better ensuring that we are able to solve any challenge or scenario that you need to address.

Cartoning Equipment
Endload Cartoning Machine

Equipment for a Variety of Applications

Our Criterion Series has been designed for performance and flexibility with food, home care, paper & hygiene markets in mind. The bulk head construction provides a rigid frame while also including sanitary design elements. Full length guard doors enable to the operations teams to access all areas of the machine.

Our Legacy Series has an enhanced cGMP design and is ready to package any of your personal care, nutraceutical or pharmaceutical products. The operation side of the machine has a balcony style carton transport providing good accessibility for cleaning and maintenance. While the utility side houses all of the drives, pneumatic components and electrical enclosures. A-Frame guarding provides improved machine access while also making sure the that the operators have full visual compliance of the products and cartons while in operation.

As a cartoning machine manufacturer with equipment developed for a broad range of applications, our machinery is suitable for food and non-food options, including:

  • Baked goods
  • Cereals
  • Mixes, Spices and seasonings
  • Snacks
  • Frozen Foods
  • Coffee Pods
  • Tissues
  • Pharmaceuticals/OTCs
  • Cosmetics
  • Personal care items
  • Home care items
  • Medical devices
  • And many more

CLICK HERE to view our portfolio of cartoning equipment or scroll down to see the types of products our cartoning machines have been used for.

Our experience serving over 1,500 customers globally brings a collected confidence to all cartoning projects, regardless of scope, for the following types of applications and more.


Packaging equipment with vertical load and end load options for baking mix, cereal, crackers, infant formula, pasta, snacks & more. View equipment here


Cartoning pouches of baking mix, coffee, drink mix, hot cereals, nutritional powders, seasoning/spices, snacks & more, with glue packaging closing options.View equipment here


Packaging machines with intermittent motion or continuous motion for macaroni and cheese, pasta salad, rice kits, skillet kits & more. View equipment here


Packaging equipment for frozen baked goods, pre-made meals, pizza, waffles, & more.  >>View equipment here


Packaging equipment for bars, biscuits, candy, cookies, crackers, snacks & more, with options including small, medium, and large centers.  >>View equipment here


Packaging machines for dryer sheets, facial tissue, feminine hygiene, masks, paper towels & more, capable of speeds up to 600 cartons per minute.  >>View equipment here


Packaging machines for non-food items including bandages, eye care, hair care, oral care, razors & more.  >>View equipment here


Packaging equipment suitable for pharma and nutraceutical applications such as blister packs, bottle-in-box OTC/Rx, bottle with syringe/dosing cup & more. >>View equipment here


Packaging equipment designed for canisters and cylinders containing baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, car cleaning wipes & more.  >>View equipment here

Have a project that requires cartoning equipment?

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Our experience provides quality solutions

  • Engineered & installed over 9,000 machines over the last 115+ years
  • Active in 7 different packaging technologies serving multiple industries
  • Over 80 in-house engineers with an average tenure of 16+ years

Our experience serving over 1,500 customers globally brings a collected confidence to all projects regardless of scope.

Our service capabilities guarantees optimal efficiency

  • 40+ Factory certified technicians with over 600 years of combined experience
  • Robust offerings for remote assistance, on-site service, training, and machine audits
  • Access to experienced OEM Parts Department and Modernization team

We intimately know your machine, resulting in less downtime, extended equipment life, and increased ROI.

Our industry relationships assures the latest technology

  • R.A Jones is part of Coesia, the global leader in industrial and packaging solutions
  • With 21 sister companies, R.A Jones leverages technological and service strengths of the group
  • Vendors seek us out first to apply their new innovative OEE solutions for validation

We get access to the latest technology to enhance our portfolio to customers, delivering high performance solutions.


Our commitment creates life-long partnerships

  • Full-time project management team dedicated to each customer project
  • Equipment installation team stays on-site until customer performance expectations are achieved
  • We guarantee parts, service, and support of equipment for 20 years

Our commitment to our work has kept R.A JONES one of the most respected OEMs in the world and keeps customers coming back.