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Woodward invented the Pile Turner and Jogger-Aerator over 63 years ago, and has over 5,000 installations worldwide. Don’t settle for a copy. Since 1952, Woodward has stood for Quality, Service, and Dependability.

    Woodward Jogger Aerators Rebuild Service

    Over the last few months, Woodward has seen an increase in customers sending their machines to be rebuilt. Woodward has Jogger Aerators and Pile Turners in the field that have been in operation since the 1970's. In an attempt to save money on a new machine, our customers with older machines will send them in to be rebuilt. When the machine is returned, it runs and looks as if it were brand new. There is also a 6- month warranty on all parts. What kind of work goes into a factory rebuilt Jogger Aerator or Pile Turner? Once the machine arrives, it is fully stripped down to the frame. All parts are cleaned, inspected, and tested. Anything that looks worn or damaged will get replaced. Any part that isn't working correctly during testing will also get replaced. Woodward will also put many new parts on a machine regardless of condition. All rebuilds get new chains, sprockets, hydraulic hoses, vibrators, vibrator springs, and all cylinders will either be replaced or repacked. The machine is then reassembled, painted, and tested for 2-3 days in our shop to ensure the Jogger Aerator or Pile Turner is operating the way it is supposed to. It doesn't happen very often, but there are times Woodward customers will trade in their old machine for a different model. We will then take that trade in, rebuild it, and offer it to anyone in the market that is interested. If something like this seems interesting to you, please feel free and contact us regarding our current inventory, or to see if we are expecting anything in.



    How Can A Woodward Jogger Aerator Reduce Your Production Time?

    Many printing and packaging companies around the world are experiencing the many benefits of owning a Woodward jogger aerator. One of the many ways a jogger aerator can positively affect your company is by increasing efficiency and productivity. If you are in the printing and packaging industry, and don’t own one of our machines, there is a good chance you have one or two employees manipulating your piles of material by hand. Whether your employees are trying to flip over the entire load by 180 degrees, separate sheets to reduce static cling, or neatly stack your material for the next step of the manufacturing process, this can be a very time- consuming task. After speaking with plant managers all over the world, it seems like the average amount of time it would take to re-work a pile of material by hand is anywhere between 20 and 40 minutes. Not only does this take up a lot of time, but it can also take a toll on the employees’ bodies. Using a Woodward jogger aerator would allow 1 employee to flip over material, reduce static cling, and neatly stack the material, all in under 5 minutes. In addition to saving time by utilizing a Woodward jogger aerator, you will also notice increased productivity after the jogging and aerating cycle is complete. We have noticed in the field that printers, sheeters, die-cutters, and other similar machines do not operate at their full potential unless a jogger aerator is introduced prior. If the material being fed into one of these machines isn’t perfectly aligned with a smooth gripper edge, there is a very high chance your plant will not be running at its peak capabilities. A well jogged and aerated load will also reduce or eliminate material jams, which completely shut down your operation. If you have any questions or comments regarding the Woodward jogger aerator, please feel free and contact our office at any time. Our phone number is 201-933-6800. You can also reach out to us via email at [email protected]



    Woodward Jogger Aerators - Made in USA

    All of Woodward’s jogger aerators and pile turners are 100% manufactured and assembled in the USA either in New Jersey or Arizona. None are subject to any tariffs either in effect today or being proposed. All major components used in these machines are fabricated in- house in Woodward’s production shops. Although tempted by the cost savings, Woodward maintains that the components made overseas have not meet their standards in either quality of craftmanship or durability. Woodward is proud that on average their jogger aerators and pile turners have been lasting 30 to 40 years without needing any serious repairs. This is true even for those customers running these machines in shifts on a 24 by 7 basis. A great feature and advantage to building their machines in the United State is that Woodward has a full parts room stocked with all of the components that make up their jogger aerators. If a part ever needs to be replaced on a jogger aerator, there is a very high chance Woodward will have that part in stock and can ship it out on the same day. Even the parts that are custom made can be built within 1 to 2 business days from the time the order is placed. Woodward provides their customers choices for shipping prices on everything from ground shipments to Next Day Early AM. Woodward’s employees greatly appreciate all of their customers and generally go above and beyond to keep them happy and satisfied. Woodward is also proud that it is doing its part to participate in the resurgence of manufacturing taking place today in the USA.



    Blower Upgrade on Woodward’s Pile Turners and Jogger Aerators

    Over 60 years ago, Woodward invented the pile turner and the jogger aerator and now they are in use all over the world: What Are Pile Turners and Jogger Aerators? Pile turners and jogger aerators are both pieces of equipment used in the printing and packaging industry. The pile turner machine is generally used by these companies in order to print on both sides of the material or to swap out older pallets for newer ones. The jogger aerator, in addition to flipping loads like a pile turner, blows a steady flow of air through the material to be printed and vibrates the sheets. The air and vibration combined work to remove all static buildup, dust etc. within the load and during this process the jogger aerator creates a smooth gripper edge to prevent any bottleneck occurring at the next steps in the production line. The Woodward P-Series 6080 The Woodward P-Series 6080 jogger aerator is the heaviest of this type of machine on the market. Recently, Woodward upgraded the P6080 to feature a more powerful blower than they have ever used to ensure that the machine can effectively jog and aerate material up to 80 inches long (provided the sheets are at least .055” thick). An additional “air volume control” option is available on this model which allows users to modify and adjust the machine’s air volume lower for when they are aerating smaller sized materials or smaller loads. About Woodward All of Woodward’s pile turners and jogger aerators are manufactured in the US to the highest standards using only the very best parts and materials. They are durable, efficient, simple to use and, if maintained properly, should give years of trouble-free operation. There are many such machines in operation that over 40 years old. In addition to manufacturing these machines, Woodward provides reliable customer service on every machine it sells and keeps a large inventory of any part that might need to be replaced. Also, all machinery they manufacture comes with a 5 -year warranty on structure and frame, as well as 1 year on parts. Return on Investment Woodward’s customers that are manually flipping and aligning loads typically find that these machines will pay for themselves either by significantly increasing the number of loads processed per shift or by reducing the number of employees needed to provide this function. Automation In addition to the standard manual processing, customers have the option when purchasing a machine to have them be fully automated such that once the machine is loaded it will operate by itself with a touch of a button on a digital screen. The screen keeps the operator informed at all times as to where the machine is in the jogging process. Need Help from The Experts? If you need help from the experts at Woodward, give them a call between 8.30am to 5.00 pm Monday to Friday at 201-933-6800. Alternatively, you can email them at [email protected]



    What is a Jogger Aerator?

    A jogger aerator is a specific type of pile turner. In addition to flipping loads, a jogger aerator can blow steady air on the material to be printed and vibrates to separate the sheets. It is used by large commercial printers in the pre-printing stage. Material to be printed is loaded unto the jogger aerator and it is flipped 90 degrees and aerated and shook by vibration (jogged). This process prepares the material for printing because it aligns all the sheets perfectly, removes all static and dirt and carefully separates one sheet from another. The jogger aerator ensures that material fed into the printer is perfectly aligned and will not jam between sheets. These are multiple types of Jogger Aerators we manufacture: FL Series Jogger Aerator FLP Series Jogger Aerator P Series Jogger Aerator Powered Rollers Jogger Aerator M Series Jogger Aerator Would you like to increase YOUR productivity to be both safe, modern & unique? Look no further than Woodward. We’d love to help increase your productivity dreams come true! Give us a call at 201-933-6800, or e-mail us at [email protected]



    What is a Pile Turner?

    A pile turner is a machine used to flip over (by 180 degrees) large piles of printing material. It is used by large printing and packaging companies to be able to print on both sides of the material they are printing. Generally, the material being printed that needs to be flipped is loaded with a pallet unto the pile turner by forklift. The pile turner has clamps that clamp the material and it can automatically rotate the material either 90 or 180 degrees. These are multiple types of Pile Turners we manufacture: FL Series Pile Turner M Series Pile Turner P Series Pile Turner Would you like to increase YOUR productivity to be both safe, modern & unique? Look no further than Woodward. We’d love to help increase your productivity dreams come true! Give us a call at 201-933-6800, or e-mail us at [email protected]



    USA vs China: The Pros and Cons

    Upon hearing the words “Manufacturing,” the mind automatically thinks of China. For decades upon decades, manufacturing overseas was thought to be cheaper and preferred by many. The tides have changed, however, as manufacturing in the USA gradually exceeds any benefit of manufacturing abroad. Regularly, manufacturing in China can be a hassle due to its many costly surprises, ones that can be easily avoidable if opted for an American manufacturer. Let’s analyze a few of the inconveniences of manufacturing in China, and how manufacturing in the USA is a better solution. Distribution Cost Manufacturing in China can seriously increase distribution cost, especially when there are unforeseeable expenditures, whereas manufacturing in the USA would lower those costs. It usually takes weeks for manufactured in China to touch American soil — a glaring difference to the few days needed for the arrival of a shipment Made in USA. Additional costs are often incurred if a fast delivery is desired. Still, it doesn’t guarantee an early arrival nor any unexpected charges on tariffs. All of this can result in the delivery being more costly than the actual cost of production. Economical and political unpredictability Chinese economic and political policies are constantly changing at the speed of light, impacting the manufacturing industry. Numerous things can happen as a result of these imbalances. For example, employees can suddenly go on strike, there can be a hike on manufacturing fees, and factories can be shut down for disobeying the rules, all of which tend to delay manufacturing. Many of these uncertainties can be avoided by choosing an American manufacturer. In the USA, manufacturers need to follow strict rules and regulations implemented by the American government as a way of preventing any manufacturing mishaps to ensure a positive outcome. Quite the opposite of manufacturing in China. Manufacturing in China simply does not have the appeal it once had. “Made in USA” is not merely a catchy, evocative slogan. It’s a promise of dedication to quality, efficiency, and reliability. No one wants the uncertainties that come with manufacturing overseas—not when your business depends on it. Don’t let all of your hard work go to waste with unreliable offshore manufacturing. Choose USA.



    A new partnership with Northshore Manufacturing Inc

    WJA Industries Inc. d/b/a Woodward Jogger Aerators announces a new partnership with Northshore Manufacturing Inc. in Mesa, Arizona by which Northshore will be licensed by Woodward to manufacture a portion of Woodward’s newest machines for sale. Northshore will be completing two new P series model 6080 machines shortly. For more info about Northshore Manufacturing Inc visit their website https://northshoremanufacturing.com/



    Woodward’s 1st Jogger Aerator shipping to United Kingdom

    Woodward Jogger Aerators is pleased to announce that it will be shipping its first Jogger Aerator to the United Kingdom. This machine will be used by a leading company in the recycled corrugated material industry to turn piles and jog and aerate materials up to 80″ long. Please call us for more information on our pile turners and jogger aerators.



    Artistic Carton Purchases Woodward Jogger Aerator

    Artistic Carton, a folding carton converting company in Elgin, IL, has purchased a new Woodward Jogger Aerator model FL4658. The new jogger aerator can handle sheet sizes up to 46” x 58”, and load weights up to 4,000 pounds. It operates without a pit. All Woodward jogger aerators jog, aerate, and turn over sheets of paper, paperboard, corrugated or slip-sheets in just minutes. Damaged sheets can be removed from the loads, and hand re-piling is eliminated.



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