Patents Assigned to Norix Group, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20200260872
    Abstract: The intensive use furniture comprises one piece hollow body having a wood grain finish comprising a translucent first layer of plastic such as polyethylene of a first color having a relief portion wherein the translucent first layer comprises ridges and valleys with graduated transitions. The translucent first layer comprises a variable thickness layer on top of a base layer. The base layer having a second complementary color. The hollow body may further comprise a foamed layer of polyethylene on the base layer. Linear support ribs may extend from the foamed layer into the hollow body. The intensive use furniture attached to a building surface by a recessed attachment device having a recessed keyed removal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian Moon
  • Patent number: 10575642
    Abstract: The intensive use shelf is constructed to attach to a wall and prevent ligature attachments. The intensive use shelf is formed of a one piece hollow body having sloped horizontal surfaces and without ligature tie off points such as holes in the one piece body. The body comprises a pair of sloped side walls, a sloped top and a pocket for retaining a hangar hook. Each of the pair of sloped sidewalls have a higher point on the wall and the lower point spaced from the wall. The sloped top is on the sloped sidewalls to provide a sloped top and hold the sidewalls spaced apart. The hangar support comprises an indentation in the body to hold a hangar hook.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Publication number: 20200054135
    Abstract: The invention is directed to an intensive use furniture component having a sealing connection on a mounting surface for sealingly attaching to a floor or wall to prevent liquid from seeping under or behind the furniture component. The furniture component is formed by an outer shell having a side wall extending generally perpendicular to the mounting surface. A mounting flange is disposed adjacent the sidewall. A bolt hole is formed in the mounting flange. The sealing connection comprises a caulk channel formed as a channel in the mounting surface for receiving a bead of caulk to fill the seam between the mounting surface and the wall or floor to prevent fluid from seeping past the caulk channel to a space adjacent the interior mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Patent number: 10507150
    Abstract: The invention is directed to an intensive use furniture component having a sealing connection on a mounting surface for sealingly attaching to a floor or wall to prevent liquid from seeping under or behind the furniture component. The furniture component is formed by an outer shell having a side wall extending generally perpendicular to the mounting surface. A mounting flange is disposed adjacent the sidewall. A bolt hole is formed in the mounting flange. The sealing connection comprises a caulk channel formed as a channel in the mounting surface for receiving a bead of caulk to fill the seam between the mounting surface and the wall or floor to prevent fluid from seeping past the caulk channel to a space adjacent the interior mounting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Publication number: 20190254898
    Abstract: The invention is directed to an intensive use shelf comprising a ligature resistant design including a ligature resistant sloped top, a ligature resistant hangar recess and a contraband barrier on the mounting wall. The shelf having a body, two side panels, a top and a shelf. Each of the two side panels having a sloped top. The top comprising the side panels having a downward sloped configuration to resistant climbing and ligature attachment. A ligature resistant hangar support engagement on the shelf. The ligature resistant hangar support having a J-bar shaped recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Publication number: 20190208908
    Abstract: The invention is directed to an intensive use furniture component having a sealing connection on a mounting surface for sealingly attaching to a floor or wall to prevent liquid from seeping under or behind the furniture component. The furniture component is formed by an outer shell having a side wall extending generally perpendicular to the mounting surface. A mounting flange is disposed adjacent the sidewall. A bolt hole is formed in the mounting flange. The sealing connection comprises a caulk channel formed as a channel in the mounting surface for receiving a bead of caulk to fill the seam between the mounting surface and the wall or floor to prevent fluid from seeping past the caulk channel to a space adjacent the interior mounting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Patent number: 8635722
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a molded bed having a contoured sleeping surface surrounded by a liquid barrier. The sleeping surface having a plurality of channels formed therein terminating at a plurality of drains extending through the bed to direct loose liquid on the sleeping surface through a drain. The bed further comprising a means for attaching the bed to a floor and a tamper resistance glide assembly inserted in a foot on the bed, the glide comprising a floor engaging pad having a support shaft extending there from, a traveler on the support shaft. The traveler fixed in a glide pocket in the foot. The pad traversing axially in the glide pocket to orient the sleeping surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc
    Inventors: Brian Moon, Jed C. Richardson
  • Publication number: 20130061395
    Abstract: The invention is directed to a rotary molded bed having a sleeping surface surrounded by a raised edge, storage compartments molded into the side of the bed and a means for attaching a base of the bed to a floor. The rotationally molded bottom may comprise a flat surface or a honeycombed configuration. The hollow bed body may be filled with structural foam to provide support. The base is attached to a floor surface preferably having fastener openings in the base adapted to hold fasteners recessed in the base, the fasteners extending through a floor mount surface in the base. The fastener openings may have covers adapted to close the fastener openings to prevent tampering with the fasteners.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: NORIX GROUP, INC.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Patent number: 8007059
    Abstract: A contraband barrier on a mounting surface for use on an intensive use furniture component providing a sealing connection between the mounting surface and a floor or wall to prevent liquid from seeping under or behind the furniture component and discourage hiding contraband between the floor or wall and the mounting surface. The furniture component is formed by an outer shell having a side wall extending generally perpendicular to the mounting surface. A mounting flange is disposed adjacent the sidewall. A bolt hole is formed in the mounting flange. The sealing connection comprises a caulk channel formed as a channel in the mounting surface for receiving a bead of caulk to fill the seam between the mounting surface and the wall or floor to prevent fluid from seeping past the caulk channel to a space adjacent the interior mounting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Scott Karl, Kurt Staskon
  • Patent number: 7287816
    Abstract: A chair has a durable surface with top cover supported by foam thereby providing an ergonomic recoverable shape and a fluid directing perimeter rim or perimeter ridge on a bottom surface thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2007
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Richard B. Karl
  • Patent number: 5857742
    Abstract: A hollow chair may hold an amount of weight due to a flowable material contained therein and may be joined to on or more chairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 1996
    Date of Patent: January 12, 1999
    Assignee: NORIX Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Harvey Hanig
  • Patent number: 5594983
    Abstract: A hollow chair may hold an amount of weight due to a flowable material contained therein and may be joined to one or more chairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 21, 1997
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Harvey Hanig
  • Patent number: 5496091
    Abstract: A hollow chair may hold an amount of weight due to a flowable material contained therein and may be joined to on or more chairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 5, 1996
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Karl, Harvey Hanig
  • Patent number: D510486
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2005
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Richard B. Karl
  • Patent number: D380096
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 1996
    Date of Patent: June 24, 1997
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Harvey Hanig
  • Patent number: D881592
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Karim Rashid
  • Patent number: D892513
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Karim Rashid
  • Patent number: D893207
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Karim Rashid
  • Patent number: D893209
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Karim Rashid
  • Patent number: D893210
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Norix Group, Inc.
    Inventor: Karim Rashid