Patents Assigned to Guala Pack S.p.A.
  • Patent number: 11597571
    Abstract: A closing assembly for a spout with tube for a thin-walled flexible packaging includes a cap and a connecting device comprising a strap and a guarantee seal provided with breakable bridges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: Guala Pack S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 11577887
    Abstract: A closure (8) with tamper-evident band (40) includes a fixed band (42, 142) and a movable body (50). The fixed band (42, 142), with tamper-evident band inviolate, is joined to the movable body (50) by a weakened portion (52, 152) The tamper-evident band (40) also includes a tamper-evident ring (70, 170) housed, with the tamper-evident band inviolate, in an inner compartment of the closure (8) to be hidden from view. The weakened portion (52, 152) tears due to the unscrewing of the closure (8) and the tamper-evident ring (70,170) pops out of the inner compartment and is arranged, with the seal violated, so as to separate a fixed edge (49, 149) of the fixed band (42, 142) from a movable edge (51, 151) of the movable body (50).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 11383868
    Abstract: A system of managing the sterilisation of empty flexible pouches (1) provides applying sacrificial closures (200) to the empty pouches, loading the empty provisional closed pouches to be sterilised on a transport device (300) for the collective transportation, performing the sterilisation of the transport device (300) carrying the empty provisional closed pouches, and finally separating, in a sterile chamber, the sacrificial closures (200) from the pouches, filling and applying a tamper-proof cap (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 11312555
    Abstract: A spout for a pouch that includes a rigid spout body and a soft cover externally coating a tube of the spout body is provided. The tube is threaded internally. A cap includes a tang with an external thread for screwing onto the spout.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 11292643
    Abstract: A closure for a spout has a closure body having an annular body wall extending along a main axis between a closure base and an annular body wall edge. The closure is screwable to a spout having a connecting portion, suitable for welding to thin walls of a package, and a tube protruding from the connecting portion along a spout axis and ending with a mouth. The tube has a gripping section having a guide ring. Connection means connect the closure to the spout even when the closure is unscrewed. The connection means have a collar inserted on the gripping section of the spout and axially bound thereto by the guide ring, and an at least partially flexible tie that joins the collar to the closure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Alberto Buzzi
  • Patent number: 11267601
    Abstract: A system of managing the sterilisation of empty flexible pouches (1) provides applying sacrificial closures (200) to the empty pouches, loading the empty provisional closed pouches to be sterilised on a transport device (300) for the collective transportation, performing the sterilisation of the transport device (300) carrying the empty provisional closed pouches, and finally separating, in a sterile chamber, the sacrificial closures (200) from the pouches, filling and applying a tamper-proof cap (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: GUALA PACK, S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 11046505
    Abstract: A spout (1) for a flexible pouch (100) for liquid food, such as fruit juices, yogurt, fruit or vegetable purees and the like, includes a tubular barrier (30) embedded in the tube (18), made of a material impermeable to atmospheric oxygen. The spout is made by molding equipment that includes a counter-mold (300) with fixed insert (302) and a movable skirt (304), slidably fitted on the fixed insert (302). The spout may be made by a production method in which, during the injection of a first oxygen permeable plastic material, the skirt (304) is moved, coming out of the barrier (30), which remains in a fixed initial position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 10934062
    Abstract: A cap (1) for a container or for a straw for a flexible pouch, in particular for containing liquid foods, such as fruit juice and other similar drinks, is provided with a guarantee seal (8) and an annular wall (10) having a lower free rim (10a) having a waved pattern so as to better observe the guarantee seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 10710753
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for filling a thin-body flexible package provided with a spout. The spout is provided with a normally closed membrane valve. The filling system provides a filling nozzle which dispenses the product intended to fill the bag upstream of the valve, outside the spout or inside it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 10588990
    Abstract: A system handles the sterilization of thin-body, pouch-type, flexible containers (1) and provides for applying sacrificial closures (200) to the pouches. The system loads the provisional closed pouches to be sterilized on a transport device (300) for collective transport, to perform the sterilization of the transport device (300) carrying the provisional closed pouches. The system separates in a sterile chamber, the sacrificial closures (200) from the pouches, performing filling and applying an inviolable cap (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 10472133
    Abstract: Caps for containers or for spouts in particular for containing liquids, such as fruit juice and other similar drinks, are provided having highly visible guarantee seals. Such caps include an annular wall having a lower free rim which has a waved pattern. These features allow consumers to recognize immediately if the guarantee seal has been broken.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Publication number: 20190168924
    Abstract: A closure (8) with tamper-evident band (40) includes a fixed band (42, 142) and a movable body (50). The fixed band (42, 142), with tamper-evident band inviolate, is joined to the movable body (50) by a weakened portion (52, 152) The tamper-evident band (40) also includes a tamper-evident ring (70, 170) housed, with the tamper-evident band inviolate, in an inner compartment of the closure (8) to be hidden from view. The weakened portion (52, 152) tears due to the unscrewing of the closure (8) and the tamper-evident ring (70,170) pops out of the inner compartment and is arranged, with the seal violated, so as to separate a fixed edge (49, 149) of the fixed band (42, 142) from a movable edge (51, 151) of the movable body (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano TAMARINDO
  • Publication number: 20190106233
    Abstract: A system of managing the sterilisation of empty flexible pouches (1) provides applying sacrificial closures (200) to the empty pouches, loading the empty provisional closed pouches to be sterilised on a transport device (300) for the collective transportation, performing the sterilisation of the transport device (300) carrying the empty provisional closed pouches, and finally separating, in a sterile chamber, the sacrificial closures (200) from the pouches, filling and applying a tamper-proof cap (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano TAMARINDO
  • Patent number: 10245336
    Abstract: A system for handling the sterilization of thin-body, pouch-type, flexible containers (1), provides for applying sacrificial closures (200) to the pouches, loading the provisional closed pouches to be sterilized on a transport device (300) for collective transport, to performing the sterilization of the transport device (300) carrying the provisional closed pouches and, finally, separating, in a sterile chamber, the sacrificial closures (200) from the pouches, performing filling and applying an inviolable cap (100).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Guala Pack S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: 10232985
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is a cap provided with a guarantee seal. The guarantee seal consists of guarantee portions comprising an engagement portion and a connecting portion. The seal further comprises bridges for connecting adjacent guarantee portions to one another and a safety portion that makes the engagement portion integral with the handling portion. The safety portion is structurally suitable for keeping the engagement portion constrained in the broken seal configuration, for preventing the forming of dangerous spikes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Luigi Bisio
  • Patent number: D842699
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Cap
    Patent number: D885893
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Cap
    Patent number: D905072
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Alberto Buzzi
  • Cap
    Patent number: D918719
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.p.A.
    Inventor: Stefano Tamarindo
  • Patent number: D981868
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: GUALA PACK S.P.A.
    Inventor: Marco Pepe