We set the bar high
Jones sets the bar high in our ongoing commitment to quality and the environment. Over the years, we have consistently achieved and exceeded important industry and international standards and best practices to solidify our status as a world-class operation. And, as an industry leader, we not only set these high standards for ourselves to uphold, but also for others to follow.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) is a voluntary third-party forest certification which began in the 1990s in response to market concerns about forest management and illegal logging, primarily in developing countries. Today, SFI is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for maintaining, overseeing and improving a sustainable forestry certification program that is internationally recognized and is the largest single forest standard in the world.
Jones folding carton production capabilities are fully certified by Graphic Measures International (GMI) Ltd. GMI’s certification approach aligns people, process and technology by implementing procedures and determining adherence to five criteria in the manufacturing process: process control and documentation, equipment maintenance, training procedures, operator capability and equipment performance. GMI also performs regular production run sample measurements to ensure we continuously perform to customer standards, while also assessing cartons at the retail level.
Jones Contract Packaging Services is fully certified by the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) management system. HACCP addresses food safety through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards from raw material production, procurement and handling, to manufacturing, distribution and consumption of the finished product. HACCP is as a preventative system that puts measures into place in food production chain from growing, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, distributing, and merchandising to preparing food for consumption to prevent, reduce, eliminate, or control hazards that could harm your consumer before they occur.
CSA Group is a global organization providing testing, inspection and certification services for products in many market sectors, including home and commercial, industrial, healthcare, and emerging technologies. CSA Group also provides functional safety, cybersecurity, and management systems certification. CSA Group is one of the largest providers of safety and environmental certification for Canada and the U.S., and the CSA mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group, please visit www.csagroup.org.
Jones is authorized to supply UL labels under the UL Authorized Label Supplier Program (file number LP5519). UL provides expertise to promote safe living and working environments around the world. UL labels represent their work to help companies demonstrate safety, confirm compliance, enhance sustainability and deliver quality and performance.
Jones is fully certified by the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program. The SQF Program is a rigorous and credible food safety and quality program recognized by retailers, brand owners and food service providers worldwide. Recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative, the SQF family of food safety and quality codes is designed to meet industry, customer and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain.
While previously registered to the environmental management system, ISO 14001, and the health and safety management system, OHSAS 18001 for several years, we currently exercise the “self-declaration” option outlined by these standards.