Abstract: A closure arrangement for a one-piece, foldable, paperboard container with tray and hinged cover, the tray side wall panels have, foldably joined to their front edges, corner flaps adapted to lie against the inner surface of the tray front wall, and each of the corner flaps are scored to allow a portion of the flap to be deflected, as its related side wall panel is canted inwardly, to facilitate insertion of lock tabs projecting upwardly and downwardly from the corner flaps into related receiving openings of the tray top panel and bottom wall panel.
Abstract: A lined, flip top style, paperboard carton with an integral hinged cover, that includes a positive side lock arrangement between the carton body and cover on each side of the carton, wherein each of the minor upper inner closure flaps has a first section secured to the inner surface of the major upper outer closure flaps and a second section depending from the first section and having extending there through an opening adapted to receive and retain a tab, projecting outwardly from the upper edge of a carton liner secured to certain of the carton side walls, to maintain the cover in a closed position upon reclosure of the carton cover after initial opening.
Abstract: A package for shipping and/or a compact disk. The package is formed from a one-piece blank of foldable paperboard and includes a rear panel, an overlying retaining panel having a retaining tab engageable with a compact disk, an overlying outer cover panel, and a plurality of inner panels interposed between the rear and cover panels.
October 11, 1995
Date of Patent:
July 7, 1998
Jefferson Smurfit Corporation
Mark P. Baker, Allen M. Brandenburger, Richard F. House, William H. Perkins
Abstract: A multi-purpose tool, for use with a barbecue grill, having a hook at one end thereof and a relatively thin curved and tapered blade at the other end thereof which tool can be used for many different functions such as lifting and repositioning a grill cover and/or grate, adjusting the position of an air vent, holding and positioning a charcoal briquet, cleaning the bars of the grill grate by scraping, and moving ashes toward an opening in the kettle portion of the grill.
Abstract: A one piece, paperboard, dispensing carton having a dispensing opening in a side wall panel thereof that is covered by a cover panel, foldably and detachably joined to the side wall panel, and also having a pour spout, secured to the cover panel and joined to an upper edge of the carton side wall panel by a connecting member. The pour spout includes hooks for preventing it from being pulled too far out of the carton, recesses for maintaining the pour spout in an open position, and tabs for preventing the pour spout from being pushed too far into the carton.
Abstract: The combination of a pair of paperboard carton members positioned in a paperboard tray member, wherein the carton members have projections extending from the bottom wall thereof through related openings in adjacent walls of the tray member, and wherein at least one of the members includes means for temporarily holding the carton closure flaps in a generally vertical open position against the carton end wall panels while the cartons are being filled on a packaging line.
Abstract: A carrier carton formed from a composite blank of paperboard and paper. The carton is designed like a seal end carton with identical halves foldably joined to each other and secured to each other in back-to-back relation to provide a reinforced, four-ply handle construction. Transverse partitions include panels foldably joined to a center wall and attached to partition elements foldable joined to the side walls. The carton also has a solid bottom wall construction including bottom closure flaps foldably joined to each of the carton walls and adhesively secured to each other in overlapped relation.
Abstract: A collapsible display stand having an article retaining member, including a plurality of vertical panels forming a generally U-shaped structure with an enclosure open at the front, and an article supporting base member, attached to the retaining member in the enclosure and including a plurality of inner support panels. The base member is adapted to move automatically from a collapsed condition to an erected condition when the retaining member is opened.
Abstract: A paperboard dispensing carton including an outer shell with a reclosable dispensing opening extending therethrough covered by a sift resistant opening flap and an inner liner with a pour spout formed therein and extendable through the dispensing opening.
Abstract: A one piece, paperboard, dispensing carton having a dispensing opening in a side wall panel thereof, the major portion of which is covered by a cover panel foldably and partially detachably joined to the side wall panel, and also having a pour spout, secured to the cover panel and joined to a side edge of a glue flap panel by a two-piece connecting member that includes a pair of upper and lower connecting elements, one of which is adapted to cover a remaining portion of the dispensing opening.
Abstract: A composite lid for a container, which lid has a molded plastic rim that includes an outer vertically extending skirt connected to a radially inwardly spaced, inner, vertically extending flange with at least one weakened hinge area located therebetween, and a paperboard panel having a marginal area attached to a surface of the rim inner flange by insert injection molding.
Abstract: A paperboard compact disk holder made in the form of a magazine insert. The holder includes front and rear panels, joined to each other to form a disk receiving pocket, and an advertising panel, which, along with the rear panel is detachably joined to one or more binding panels adapted to be bound in the spine of a magazine or similar article.
Abstract: A one-piece, octagonal, bulk shipping container with a lock bottom arrangement that includes interlocking inner and outer bottom closure flaps wherein the inner closure flaps have lock tabs that extend downwardly through openings in the outer closure flaps to lock the flaps together and also which extend under lock tongues of the outer closure flaps to function as a cushion for the contents of the container.
December 21, 1994
Date of Patent:
November 12, 1996
Jefferson Smurfit Corporation
Gustave O. Straub, Jeffrey D. Schneider
Abstract: An illuminated, kiosk type, display stand designed for use in holding and attractively displaying various articles of merchandise or other items or materials. The stand is formed of a pair of hollow, molded plastic, front and rear units that are secured to each other and mounted on a separate base unit.
Abstract: A lined dispensing carton with a sift-resiatant dispensing opening in a side wall of the carton that is covered by a hinged reclosable flap that can be folded and inserted into the carton for cooperation with a portion of a carton liner to render that carton relatively sift-resistant upon reclosure.
Abstract: A stackable, open top, paperboard, produce tray for holding and transporting articles that require considerable venting, The tray has side and end walls joined to and extending upwardly from side and end edges of a bottom wall, and the end wall are provided with aligned vent openings that accommodate the passage of air through the tray in a direction longitudinally of the tray to maximize the venting of articles in the tray. Also, the side walls of the tray are provide with internal cavities adapted to receive portions of star wire stacking wires.