Patents Assigned to Berry Plastics Corporation
  • Patent number: 10717255
    Abstract: Multi-layer films include at least one cavitated core layer that is microporous and breathable, and at least one skin layer. The cavitated core layer includes a polyolefin and an inorganic filler dispersed in the polyolefin. Methods for forming polymeric films and articles of manufacture prepared therefrom are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey A. Middlesworth, Brooke D. Kitzmiller, Vadim G. Zaikov
  • Patent number: 10710788
    Abstract: A hermetically sealed package, for example a freezable microwavable package containing a food product, has a sealing film that includes a vent system that is scored by a laser into the package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jau-Ming Su, Paul Z. Wolak
  • Patent number: 10696809
    Abstract: A formulation includes a polymeric material, a nucleating agent, a blowing, and a surface active agent. The formulation can be used to form a container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Chris K. Leser, Philip A. Driskill, Charles T. Wallace, John B. Euler, Jason J. Paladino, Milan C. Maravich, Daniel O. Davis, Jeffrey A. Mann, Randy A. Bowlds, Svetlana I. Contrada
  • Patent number: 10696463
    Abstract: A package includes a container and a closure. The container includes a body formed to include a product-storage region adapted to store products therein and a brim coupled to the body and formed to include a mouth opening into the product-storage region. The closure is coupled to the brim of the container by melting a portion of the closure together with a portion of the brim to block access to the products stored in the product-storage region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Jay S Swamy
  • Patent number: 10696534
    Abstract: A product package includes a container and a lid coupled to the container for rotation about an axis relative to the container. The product package further includes a child-resistant lock configured normally to block access to the contents of the container at the selection of an adult user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jordan French, Scott L. Fisher, Steven Gift, John A. Vassallo
  • Patent number: 10689158
    Abstract: A package includes a container and a closure cap for mounting on the container. The closure cap is coupled to a neck of the container to block selectively removal of product stored within the container at the selection of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: William D. Sprick, Todd D. Faubion, Mark A. Deutsch, Jason A. Bragg, Karla S. Koring
  • Patent number: 10676244
    Abstract: A squeeze tube includes a fluid-discharge container and a fluid-discharge closure mated to the fluid-storage container. The fluid-discharge closure is coupled to one end of the fluid-storage container and configured to discharge selectively fluid stored in a product-storage region formed in the fluid-storage container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: John R. Goddard, Bryan K. Seibert
  • Patent number: 10676246
    Abstract: A canister includes a closure configured to mount on a container to close an open mouth into a product storage region formed in the container. The closure includes a lid and a lid retainer coupled to the lid. The lid retainer is configured to mate with an external thread on the container to retain the closure in a mounted position on the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: BERRY PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Carl R. Smith
  • Patent number: 10654643
    Abstract: A container includes a cup formed to include and interior region and an insulated sleeve. The insulated sleeve is coupled to an outer surface of the cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Chris K. Leser, Charles T. Wallace, Philip A. Driskill, John B. Euler, Jason J. Paladino, Milan C. Maravich, Daniel O. Davis, Jeffrey A. Mann, Randy A. Bowlds
  • Patent number: 10654620
    Abstract: A multi-layer film includes a skin layer and a seal layer. The multi-layer film may be used to form a package for a food product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Paul Z. Wolak
  • Patent number: 10647100
    Abstract: A lamination system includes a film supply, a material supply, and a laminator. The laminator causes a film from the film supply to be laminated to a sheet from the material supply to establish a laminated sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Brooke D. Kitzmiller, Jeffrey A. Middlesworth
  • Patent number: 10639236
    Abstract: A package that is configured to store and dispense fluids. The package includes a container and a dosing dispenser for closing an opening to the container. The dosing dispenser includes a body portion having a syringe receiver and a valve assembly that is configured to permit the flow of fluid from the container to the syringe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: John A. Vassallo, Steven Gift, W. Gordon Beecroft
  • Patent number: 10633139
    Abstract: A vessel is configured to hold a product in an interior region formed in the vessel. In illustrative embodiments, the vessel includes a floor and a sidewall coupled to the floor to extend away from the floor. Together the floor and sidewall cooperate to define the interior region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Minnette, Philip A. Driskill, David D. Sun, Rolland Strasser, Birju A. Surti
  • Patent number: 10603884
    Abstract: A multi-layer film includes a first-seal layer and a second-seal layer. The multi-layer film may be used to form a package for consumer-care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Martin F. Hoenigmann
  • Patent number: 10583980
    Abstract: A pill-dispensing package includes a container and a closure. The container is formed to include an interior product-storage region to store pills therein. The closure is coupled to a filler neck of the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventor: Jordan French
  • Patent number: 10576679
    Abstract: A vessel is configured to hold a product in an interior region formed in the vessel. The vessel includes an inner layer arranged to define the interior region and an outer layer. The vessel is formed using a blow-molding process in which a multiple layer parison is blow molded to form the vessel. The multiple layer parison is formed in an extrusion process in which a number of extruders are arranged to co-extrude associated inner and outer parisons to establish the multiple layer parison.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: David Dezhou Sun, Philip A. Driskill, Jeffrey C. Minnette, Birju A. Surti, Jonathan K. Williams
  • Patent number: 10577159
    Abstract: A container includes a cup and a lid. The lid is adapted to mate with a brim included in the cup to close a top aperture opening into an interior liquid-storage region formed in the cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Yucheng Peng, Jonathan Eickhoff, Ryan Dewig, Jeffrey A. Mann, Debra R. Wilson
  • Patent number: 10532864
    Abstract: A package includes a container and a lid. The container may include a tamper evident feature, a child resistant feature, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Kerry Austin, Tim Willett
  • Patent number: 10532872
    Abstract: A package includes a lid and a container. The lid is adapted to mate with a brim of the container to close a top opening arranged to open into an interior product-storage region formed in the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Minnette, Eric W. Kost
  • Patent number: 10526123
    Abstract: A vented steam cooking package includes a container formed to include an interior region and a steam-venting system. The steam-venting system is formed in the package to vent steam from the interior region to atmosphere surrounding the package during heating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Berry Plastics Corporation
    Inventors: Jau-Ming Su, Charisa Sofian, Paul Z. Wolak