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Utensil manipulating article

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A utensil manipulating article has a sleeve formed of a pliable material. The sleeve is suitable for receiving the utensil therein. The sleeve is movable between a utensil-receiving position and a utensil-manipulating position. The sleeve has an adhesive material on an outer surface thereof. The adhesive is suitable for attaching to fingers of a user so as to allow the user to move the sleeve between the utensil-receiving position and the utensil-manipulating position. The adhesive material includes a first adhesive strip and second adhesive strip respectively placed on a first side and an opposite side of the sleeve. A liner is removably affixed over the first and second adhesive strips.



Carton with opening and reclosing feature

Tue, 26 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A seal end carton having a feature that creates an aperture and that may be opened and reclosed. The carton may be constructed from a flat carton blank that is then folded and sealed. The carton further includes an opening and reclosing feature that can be opened and reclosed multiple times.



Rectangular stand up thin film container

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A thin film rectangular cuboid stand-up container composed of a first and a second elongated rectangular sheets of a thin film weldable plastic or laminate material, wherein the length of each of the first and second sheets is approximately equal to twice the length of a selected edge of the container plus the width of the other sheet, the first sheet is folded along two transversal lines to form first three panels of the rectangular cuboid container and the second sheet is folded along two transversal lines to form the complementary three panels of the rectangular cuboid container, the first and second sheets are seamed to each other along a welding margin surrounding their entire periphery forming an endless loop of fin like seam band extending along 8 of the 12 cuboid edges.



Container for food and/or drink to be consumed on the move and method for making it

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A container for food and/or drink to be consumed on the move comprises a first portion (24) forming at least a first holder (3) for containing at least one food to be consumed on the move or for a first receptacle containing a food or a drink to be consumed on the move, and at least a second portion (25) connected to the first portion (24) and forming at least a second holder (4) for supporting a second receptacle containing at least one food or a drink to be consumed on the move. The first holder (3) and the second holder (4) are vertically aligned and they are distanced from each other in such a way as to allow the user independent access both to the first holder (3) and to the second holder (4). For that purpose, at least a third, connecting portion (28) is fixed to the first portion (24) and to the second portion (25) and forms at least one opening (29) for access from above to the lower holder. A method for making a container of this type is also claimed.



Carton with handle

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A carton for containing a plurality of articles. The carton comprises panels that extend at least partially around an interior of the carton. The panels comprise a top panel, a bottom panel, a first side panel, and a second side panel. The carton has a reinforced handle for grasping and carrying the carton.



Carton with handle

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A carton for containing a plurality of articles includes a plurality of panels that extend at least partially around an interior of the carton, the plurality of panels comprising a front panel, a back panel, a first side panel, and a second side panel, end flaps respectively foldably connected to respective panels of the plurality of panels, the end flaps comprising a first end flap and a second end flap being at least partially overlapped with respect to one another and thereby at least partially form a closed end of the carton, and a handle formed in at least two of the end flaps, the handle comprising a handle panel in the first end flap for grasping the carton and a handle end portion in the second end flap for directing stress from the handle panel.



Blank and methods of constructing a container from the blank

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A blank of foldable sheet material is provided. The blank includes a bottom panel, a first bottom side panel and a second opposing bottom side panel extending from opposing side edges of the bottom panel, and a front panel extending from a front edge of the bottom panel. The front panel includes opposing side edges. The blank also includes a first and a second diagonal panel extending from a front edge of the first and second bottom side panels, respectively, and a third and a fourth diagonal panel extending from each side edge of the front panel. The third and fourth diagonal panels have a length greater than a length of the first and second diagonal panels. The blank includes a first and a second corner panel, wherein the first corner panel is hingedly connected to the first and third diagonal panels and the second corner panel is hingedly connected to the second and fourth diagonal panels.



Postal mailer for stress-sensitive articles

Tue, 19 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Protective mailer capable of being processed by postal processing equipment without causing damage to the article held by the mailer. The pocket holding the article inside the mailer is offset relative to one edge, when folded, by a distance sufficient to prevent damage when the mailer is oriented and processed. The mailer may include a resizing flap that, when unfolded and deployed, changes the dimensions of the mailer so that the mailer is processed by the postal processing equipment as a non-letter or flat mailpiece.



Frangible shipping carton and associated methods

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A selectively frangible shipping carton for storing and shipping goods comprises at least one side wall joining a top wall and a bottom wall. A path of weakness extends around a periphery of the carton through at least a portion of the side wall. The path of weakness enables a user to manually separate the carton into at least two portions: an upper portion including the top wall and a lower portion including the bottom wall. A pair of lines of weakness extends upwardly relative to the path of weakness and terminates at or adjacent the top wall. A grip flap defined in the side wall between the pair of lines of weakness, the grip flap being graspable by the user when separating the carton into the at least two portions.



Container assembly and foldable container system

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Container assemblies can include a first container and a second container, where the second container extends into and is supported by the first container. The first container and the second container can each include a flange around the periphery of an access opening. The flange of the second container is configured to provide support for the second container via engagement with the flange of the first container. In some instances, the second container can extend into and be supported by the first container through engagement of the flange of the second container with the flange of the first container such that a side panel of the first container is not in contact with a corresponding side panel of the second container. The container assembly can also include a lid for retaining the second container in the first container and/or for sealing to the first container and/or the second container.



Food containing device

Tue, 12 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A food containing device is provided. The food containing device may include a cone shaped body having a top end and a bottom end. The bottom end may include the cone tip, and the top end may include the rim. The rim forms an opening that leads into the body. The present invention may include at least one flap attached to and extending radially outward from the cone shaped body. The at least one flap may include at least one opening formed to receive a condiment.



Carrier with locking features

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A carrier for holding a plurality of articles. The carrier comprises a plurality of panels that extend at least partially around an interior of the carton. The plurality of panels comprises a first bottom panel and a second bottom panel. At least one locking feature comprises a female locking feature in the first bottom panel and a male locking feature in the second bottom panel. The female locking feature comprises a locking flap, and the male locking feature comprises a retention feature. At least a portion of the male locking feature engages the female locking feature, and at least a portion of the locking flap at least partially engages the retention feature.



Dual-use display tray/container

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Methods for manufacturing a dual use display tray/container pre-assembly and a dual use display tray/container having a plurality of auto-erectable cells. A method includes providing a primary blank having a plurality of panels and a supplementary blank having a plurality of panels. A method also includes providing only a single blank having a plurality of panels. A dual-use display tray/container includes a plurality of auto-erected cells. A dual use display tray/container also includes a plurality of removable panels and window access material to provide access to the plurality of auto-erected cells.



Foldable air insulating sleeve

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A foldable air insulating sleeve for insulating beverage and food containers is herein provided. More particularly, the foldable air insulating sleeve secures a cup in a manner that leaves a pocket of air surrounding the cup. This provides for improved temperature regulation and sufficient thermal insulation to assist the user in firmly grasping and handling the cup despite excess heat or condensation caused by the temperature of the cup's contents. Because the bases of most disposable cups are narrower than their respective rims, more air and thus greater insulation is found towards the bottom of cups secured by foldable air insulating sleeves. The wider base also gives such cups more stability. Support rings may be placed medially in on the inside of the sleeve to strengthen the sleeve and prevent it from collapsing when held by a user. The sleeve may also be short so as to insulate a medial portion of a cup. Printable material can also be affixed on the foldable air insulating sleeve's outer surface for advertising or other purposes. Some embodiments of the foldable air insulating sleeve include a lid to further improve thermal insulation.



Thermally insulated polyurethane shipper and method of making same

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A thermally insulated sandwich polyurethane (PUR) shipper for a temperature sensitive payload is provided. The sandwich PUR shipper comprises an outer corrugated box, an inner corrugated box, vacuum insulated panels (such as VIP panels) and PUR foam. The inner box is nested within the outer box and has a bottom, sides and a top. The inner box defines a payload compartment. The VIP panels are adhered to the outer facing surfaces of the inner box. Preferably the VIP panels are wedged against each other so that a side edge of one VIP panel abuts an adjacent VIP panel. The PUR foam fills the space between the VIP panels and the outer box. The PUR foam may cover the top edges of the VIP panels.



Sliding panel gift card holder

Tue, 05 May 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A sliding panel gift card holder includes a panel mounted within a sleeve, pouch or bag, the panel being hingedly connected to a draw flap and then to a cover flap. Upon opening the cover flap, the draw flap draws the panel out of the sleeve to reveal a gift card secured upon the panel, thereby presenting the gift card to a recipient.



Automatically conforming printed labels

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Printer devices occasionally cause electronic documents to be automatically contracted prior to printing, in order to ensure that all of the content to be printed will fit within the dimensions of a page. Where the electronic document includes information having close tolerances, such as information to be printed on an address label or other defined region on a sheet, the automatic contraction may cause the information to be misaligned with respect to the label or other defined region. Automatically expanding the information within the electronic document prior to printing may counter this effect, and increase the likelihood that the information will be printed within the label or other defined region for which it is intended.



Self-locking support panel for corrugated container

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A container comprises a body having a bottom wall, opposed side walls, and opposed end walls foldably joined with one another for holding and shipping different products contained therein. Each of the opposed side walls includes a respective first and second locking member. Two separate self-locking support panels each of which comprises a respective third and fourth locking members formed therein to be engaged with the corresponding first and second locking members in an overlapping relationship. Each of the first and second locking members is defined by a first locking tab and a first U-shaped slot that is formed by indentation of the first locking tab toward interior of the body of the container.



Quick lock flaps for paperboard packaging

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A blank for forming a container, including a first major panel, a second major panel, a first minor panel connected between the first and second major panel, a first slotted flap connected at a top edge of the first minor panel including a central region having first and second slots, a second minor panel connected to the first major panel and also connectable to the side edge of the second major panel, a second slotted flap connected at a top edge of the second minor panel including a central region having third and fourth slots, a first tabbed flap connected at the top edge of the first major panel having first and fourth tabs positioned at opposite corners of the leading edge, and a second tabbed flap connected at the top edge of the second major panel having second and third tabs positioned at opposite corners of the leading edge.



Flexible liner and bag-in-box container systems

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a flexible liner and bag-in-box container system comprising a collapsible container having a liner attached to the collapsible container, such that when the container is expanded from a collapsed state, the attached liner similarly expands. When the collapsible container is expanded, the liner may expand to substantially conform to the shape of the collapsible container. The liner may further comprise a filler fitting for receiving contents for filling the liner. The filler fitting may comprise one or more annular rings adapted to secure the filler fitting of the liner to an opening in the collapsible container. The collapsible container may be made of corrugated fiberboard. The collapsible container may further include tape having two adhesive sides for securing the collapsible container in an expanded state.



Packing box

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed herein is a packing box in which the size and shape of an accommodation space are easily changeable to ensure convenient use of the contents. The packing box includes a rectangular bottom member and four sidewall members adapted to be erected at an outer perimeter of the bottom member, thereby defining an accommodation space having an open top. The sidewall members are divided into a pair of fixed sidewall members disposed facing each other to be vertically erected and fixed, and a pair of rotating sidewall members disposed facing each other between the fixed sidewall members to be inclined to an outside of the bottom member with respect to a vertical position thereof. The packing box includes at least one covering member to cover a gap between the fixed sidewall member and the rotating sidewall member when the rotating sidewalls are inclined.



Method for forming a package, a package and a package blank

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to a method for forming a package by moulding a cardboard blank in such a manner that a margin area (2) of the blank, surrounding a middle portion (1) of the blank, is bent upwards to form side walls of the package while the middle portion forms a bottom of the package. The cardboard blank prior to moulding is provided with at least one area (4) of reduced bending stiffness being located in a transition zone (3) between the side walls and the bottom. The package is moulded from the blank so that the at least one area (4) of reduced bending stiffness is located in the bended areas between the side walls and the bottom and extend in the running direction of the bend. The invention further relates to a package and a package blank that can be used for forming said package.



Pallet skirt wrap

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A wrap for a retail display, e.g., a pallet, is provided. The wrap includes corner units and a strap. The strap is releasably interfaced with corner units, with the corner units locating the strap relative to a retail display. The strap may include indicia such as printed indicia, such as, for example, advertisements.



Stackable containers with interlocking features

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A box for receiving a food item is provided, and the box is usable with an additional box that is also configured to receive a food item. The box includes a bottom portion including a bottom panel having a link feature formed therein, and a top portion hingedly connected to the bottom portion and configured to form a cover. The top portion includes a top panel having a link feature formed therein. The link feature of the bottom portion is cooperable with the additional box to link the two boxes together when the additional box is placed beneath the box, or the link feature of the top portion is cooperable with the additional box to link the two boxes together when the additional box is placed on top of the box. Furthermore, at least one of the link features comprises a bendable tab.



Carton with handle

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A carton for containing a plurality of articles. The carton comprises a plurality of panels that extends at least partially around an interior of the carton. The plurality of panels comprises at least one top panel and a reinforcement panel. A single phase handle extends in the at least one top panel and the reinforcement panel. The single phase handle can comprise at least one grip portion extending adjacent a handle opening on one side of the at least one grip portion. The handle opening can comprise a first opening in the at least one top panel and a second opening in the reinforcement panel. The second opening can be generally aligned with the first opening.



Expandable file holder

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The file holder is closed on two or three sides and is made from a single one piece blank. The bottom corners of the file holder are reinforced to avoid popping out when filled to capacity. The blank may be used to make a file folder or a mailer.



Packaging unit method

Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A method of using a packaging unit with a selected beverage container comprises obtaining a packaging unit having a receiving chamber for popcorn or the like and a square pocket coupled to the outside of the receiving chamber, a lower end portion of the pocket having one or more strip-shaped wall sections; selecting either a conical beverage cup or a beverage bottle; configuring the pocket based on the configuration of the selected beverage container; and inserting the selected beverage container into the correspondingly configured pocket, wherein in a first configuration, the conical beverage cup is held in a clamp seat, or in a second pocket configuration the beverage bottle is supported on a partial bottom support member formed by the strip-shaped wall sections.



Blank for making a mailer and mailer made thereby

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The mailer is made from a single blank. In one embodiment, the side flaps are folded over a front panel followed by folding over and securing of a back panel to the said flaps to form the mailer. The closure panel is folded over the front panel to close the mailer. In another embodiment, a back panel is folded over a front panel followed by folding over and securing of the side flaps to the back panel to form the mailer. The closure flap is folded over the back panel to close the mailer. In another embodiment, a blank forms a center seam mailer. Each embodiment has an improved corner construction.



Paperboard security packages

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Security packages are disclosed having features that give increased resistance against theft by preventing or slowing opening of the package.



Cardboard container for receiving bottles in a vertical configuration and a blank for obtaining the container

Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The cardboard container (100) comprises a base wall (B) and two lateral walls (L1, L2), in a single body with the base wall (B) and foldable with respect thereto, so as to enable the container (100) to assume a flat configuration (I) and an opened-out configuration (V). The container (100) further comprises at least a tab (1), in a single body with a first lateral wall (L1), at a first transversal edge (L11) thereof. The tab (1) has a shape that is such that it exhibits a series of portions (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17) that are foldable with respect to one another, and such that two of the portions are connected to the first lateral wall (L1) at two different positions (P1, P2) such that when the container is placed in the opened-out configuration (V), the various portions of the tab (1) fold with respect to the first lateral wall (L1) and reciprocally one respect to the others in such a way as to define three seatings (S1, S2, S3) each of which has a shape that is suitable for receiving a corresponding bottle, with the bottom of each bottle going to rest on the base wall (B) and with each bottle being surrounded and protected between the respective portions of the tab (1) and the first lateral wall (L1).



Microwave heating apparatus with food supporting cradle

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A microwave heating construct includes a first side wall and a second side wall opposite one another and a food-supporting panel extending between the first side wall and the second side wall. The first side wall includes a movable portion for being positioned over the food-supporting panel. The food-supporting panel and/or the movable portion of the first side wall may include microwave energy interactive material.



Displayable shipping container

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A container includes a first blank and a second blank. The first blank includes a first plurality of panel and a plurality flaps. The first plurality of panels includes a first side panel, a second side panel opposing the first side panel, a back panel, and a front panel of the container, the first plurality of flaps defines a bottom of the container and a first exterior portion of a top of the container. The front panel includes a first breakaway portion. The second blank includes an insert front panel and a top flap. The top flap defines a second exterior portion of the top of the container. The insert front panel includes a second breakaway portion that is attached to the first breakaway portion of the front panel.



Stackable open topped box with indented side edges

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A stackable open topped box and a blank from which it is folded are provided in which a fluted sheet material is cut and sulcated to form a box The flutes extend parallel to the side walls of the box and up the height of the end walls. Each side wall has an indent whereof the ends terminate in a diagonal fold inclined upwardly and towards the adjacent end of the box at an angle of 45°. The fluted sheet material originally adjacent the edge of the indent is folded inwards and downwards as a composite flap such that the flutes of the fluted material are generally vertical and the material extends to substantially the bottom of the box. A strip that is approximately beneath the diagonal fold is flush with the inside of the side wall of the box.



Foldable containers

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Embodiments of foldable containers, such as foldable, plastic, produce containers, and related methods. In some embodiments, a substantially planar sheet for folding into a three-dimensional container may be provided comprising a plurality of side portions, each side portion comprising opposing flaps positioned on opposite sides. Each of the side portions may comprise opposing flaps, some of which may comprise tabs extending therefrom to be used for coupling with an adjacent side portion during a folding process. One or more of the side portions may also, or alternatively, comprise a stacking tab and/or a stacking tab receiving opening. The stacking tabs may be configured to be positioned within a stacking tab receiving opening of an adjacent container after the sheet has been folded into a three-dimensional container.



Three-pronged box flap closure device

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A three-pronged box flap closure device is provided for securing together three box flaps of a moving box or carton without the use of adhesive tape or overlapping the box flaps to secure the same together. One or more closure devices are contemplated for each box end, wherein each closure device comprises a first and second upper prong member forming a substantial V-shape with a common apex. A third prong member extends from the apex and between the first and second prong members, wherein the third prong member is disposed below the plane created by the first and second prong members. The first and second prong members are adapted to be positioned over a pair of aligned box flaps, while the lower prong member extends beneath a third, undermost box flap below the aligned box flaps, thereby sandwiching the three box flaps together along one side of the box end.



Bulk container with bag liner secured in place

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A bulk container for shipping product in bulk from one location to another location, wherein the container has a sidewall with a top end and a bottom end, a bottom closure at the bottom end of the sidewall closing the bottom end of the container, a bag liner in the container, and attaching structure on the bottom closure for attaching the bottom end of the bag liner to the bottom end of the container so that the bag liner remains in the container when the container is inverted and product is dumped from the container.



Package with easy access opening

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present package is formed from a bag construct that entirely surrounds a blank construct and that can be folded from a flat configuration to a carton configuration. The blank construct has five sides, including four sides and a bottom side, and an open top. The bag construct surrounds all four sides, the bottom, and the open top. The package includes a dispensing flap that provides access to contents, and the dispensing flap can be hinged about a hinge line or that can be removed entirely from the package. Any variance in density of product in the package can be accommodated by the stiff, yet flexible, sides of the package.



Cremation casket

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A cremation casket includes a lid and a base. The base includes a lower member and an upper member. The lower member includes a base panel and at least first and second upstanding side wall panels. The first and second side wall panels are disposed in planes generally perpendicular to a plane in which the base panel is disposed. The upper member includes first and second upstanding side wall panels that are disposed in planes generally parallel to the planes in which the first and second side wall panels of the lower member are disposed. First and second flap panel members are also provided that are movable between the storage position wherein the base has a relatively reduced height and a used position, wherein the base has a relatively enlarged height.



Documents management using remote document location and retrieval

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A documents management system with remote location and retrieval of documents contained in file folders positioned in file drawers in a collection of file cabinets. Each document has an RFID tag containing a document identifier and the contents of the document stored in a read-only memory. Each file folder has a circuit containing a unique identifier for that folder. Each file cabinet has a control unit which searches for a specific file folder in response to receipt of a file folder request from a source. If the folder is found, each cabinet has an R.F. reader which searches for a specific document in response to receipt of a document request from the source. If the document is found, the R.F. reader extracts the document contents and transmits them to the source.



Eye shield lens dispenser tray

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention provides a dispenser tray for eye shield lenses made from a single blank of material. The dispenser tray and blank each include a top panel, a front panel, a first side panel, a second side panel and a bottom panel.



Partition

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

Disclosed are partitions formed from a single blank that can be folded and glued on standard machinery, and that can be folded into an erected partition and loaded with product into a container using standard machinery. In certain embodiments, the partitions have a universal nature due to the curvilinear nature of the flaps of the partitions, which allow the partition to be used with bottles and other product of different dimensions.



Collapsible bulk bin and methods for constructing the same

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A container configured to be selectively moved between a substantially flat position and a deployed position is provided. The container includes a first blank of sheet material for forming side walls of the container, and a second blank of sheet material for forming a bottom wall of the container. The first blank having an interior surface and an opposing exterior surface, a top edge and a bottom edge. The first blank includes a first side panel, a second side panel, a third side panel, a fourth side panel, a fifth side panel, and a sixth side panel wherein each of the side panels are coupled across a fold line. The first blank also includes end flaps extending from the bottom edge of each of the side panels wherein at least two of the end flaps includes a tab joint. The second blank having a plurality of side edges equal to a number of side panels of the first blank, each side edge having a width substantially equal to a width of the side panels of the first blank. The second blank is foldable and is coupled to at least one end flap of the first blank for forming a bottom wall of the container.



Pharmacutical product blister pack lockable within secondary packaging

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A pharmaceutical product supply in the form of a container (e.g., secondary packaging) and a pharmaceutical product receiver (e.g., primary packaging) is disclosed. The pharmaceutical product receiver may include a plurality of pockets or receptacles, and may be disposed within the container. Pharmaceutical product may be enclosed within one or more of these receptacles. The pharmaceutical product receiver may be locked to at least some degree within the container to facilitate disposal of the pharmaceutical product supply, for instance at a time when some of the pharmaceutical product may have been removed from the pharmaceutical product receiver but prior to utilizing all of the pharmaceutical product originally provided with the pharmaceutical product receiver.



Assembly for producing paper packaging for fast food, particularly comprising deep coated pleats

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention relates to the description of machine-assisted production assemblies and to the optimization thereof, said assemblies having, built therein, a patented device for folding into deep coated folds, thus making it possible to create paper packaging for fast food, said assemblies all comprising a folded element from a folded paper strip 31. Said machines are modular and all comprise, upstream, an assembly of modules 5, 6, and 7 that supply a folded paper strip 31 that is then converted in a specific finishing module 8 for making, from said lidded paper strip, a packaging for a sandwich or loose product such as fries or chicken pieces.



Carton with handle

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A carton for carrying a plurality of articles includes a top panel, a first side panel foldably connected to the top panel, and a second side panel foldably connected to the top panel. The carton further includes a handle in at least the top panel. The handle comprises at least one handle flap foldably connected to the top panel at an arcuate fold line. The at least one handle flap is at least partially defined by a cut spaced apart from the arcuate fold line and extending across the top panel and into at least one of the first side panel and the second side panel. The at least one handle flap comprises at least two arcuate cuts for facilitating positioning of the at least one handle flap, each of the arcuate cuts comprises an end that is proximate to and spaced apart from the cut line.



Reusable foldable shipping container

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A foldable container comprises a body having an interior chamber with a top opening and a closed bottom. The body includes two opposing short sidewalls and two opposing longer sidewalls that form a perimeter around the interior chamber. The short sidewalls are foldable along respective vertically extending fold lines. The container also includes a bottom panel positionable within the interior chamber to be laid against the closed bottom, and a lid hingedly coupled to the body for selectively closing the top opening. The bottom panel is hingedly coupled to the body and is foldable along a first horizontal fold line. Furthermore, the lid is foldable along a second horizontal fold line. The foldable sidewalls, bottom panel, and lid allow the container to be folded between an expanded position and a collapsed position.



Polygonal container having reinforced corner structures and blank for forming same

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A blank for forming a reinforced container is provided. The blank includes a bottom panel comprising opposing end edges, opposing side edges, and at least one miter edge connecting one of the end edges to an adjacent side edge of the opposing side edges. The blank further includes a pair of opposing end panels coupled to the bottom panel, a pair of opposing side panels coupled to the bottom panel, and a reinforcing panel assembly coupled to at least one of one of the end panels and one of the side panels for reinforcing a corner of the container.



Plastic container with a barrier foil

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The invention relates to a method for producing a plastic container having a container wall provided with a barrier foil, comprising the following steps: forming a foil body from a barrier foil, the shape of which corresponds to at least part of the container wall of the plastic container to be produced, arranging the foil body in an injection mold, applying a first plastic layer onto a first side of the foil body that corresponds to an inner side or outer side of the plastic container, and applying a second plastic layer onto a second side of the foil body that corresponds to an outside or inside of the plastic container, and to a plastic container comprising a container wall having a barrier foil, wherein the barrier foil is arranged centrally between an inner side and an outer side of the plastic layer.



Display carton and method of assembling

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

A display carton includes a bottom wall, a first side wall, a second side wall, a front wall with a rolled upper edge, and a rear wall, with the rear wall formed by overlapping, folded panels that are adhered together at the overlap. The display carton can be assembled from a blank, in part by folding panels together to partially overlap the panels, and adhering the panels together.



Shipping and display container

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:00:00 EDT

The present invention is directed to a shipping container convertible into a display configuration at a point of sale which comprises a display base and a removable cover base. The removable cover base is integrally attached to the display base through two pairs of non-linear zipper perforations lines to form the shipping container convertible into a display configuration. The shipping container convertible into a display configuration comprises opposite side walls each having a length and a top edge and a bottom edge and opposite end walls each having a width and a top edge and a bottom edge. Top major and minor flaps are foldably joined to the top edges of the side walls and end walls, and bottom major and minor flaps are foldably joined to the bottom edges of the side walls and end walls.