Patents by Inventor Eric S. Bruinsma

Eric S. Bruinsma has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10279954
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, tracks attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the tracks. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the tracks. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Patent number: 10273053
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, slotted guides attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the guides. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the slots. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Timothy A. Bublitz, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Patent number: 10189640
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has guides containing generally L-shaped slotted tracks having horizontal and vertical portions. A plurality of dunnage supports extend between the tracks. Dunnage is suspended by the dunnage supports. The dunnage supports have narrowed portions engaged with the slotted tracks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Matthew S. Sanger, Brian T. Dobrinski, Eric S. Bruinsma, Timothy A. Bublitz
  • Publication number: 20170305599
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, slotted guides attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the guides. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the slots. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Timothy A. Bublitz, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Patent number: 9731863
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, slotted guides attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the guides. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the slots. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Timothy A. Bublitz, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Publication number: 20170217672
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has guides containing generally L-shaped slotted tracks having horizontal and vertical portions. A plurality of dunnage supports extend between the tracks. Dunnage is suspended by the dunnage supports. The dunnage supports have narrowed portions engaged with the slotted tracks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Matthew S. Sanger, Brian T. Dobrinski, Eric S. Bruinsma, Timothy A. Bublitz
  • Patent number: 9676548
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has guides containing generally L-shaped slotted tracks having horizontal and vertical portions. A plurality of dunnage supports extend between the tracks. Dunnage is suspended by the dunnage supports. The dunnage supports have narrowed portions engaged with the slotted tracks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Matthew S. Sanger, Brian T. Dobrinski, Eric S. Bruinsma, Timothy A. Bublitz
  • Publication number: 20150136643
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, tracks attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the tracks. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the tracks. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Publication number: 20150136634
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has a body, slotted guides attached to opposite sides of the body, and a plurality of dunnage supports extending between the guides. Outer portions of the dunnage supports may have one or more narrowed or flattened portions which enable the dunnage supports to slide along the slots. Dunnage holding parts is suspended by the dunnage supports.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Timothy A. Bublitz, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Publication number: 20150069053
    Abstract: A container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse has guides containing generally L-shaped slotted tracks having horizontal and vertical portions. A plurality of dunnage supports extend between the tracks. Dunnage is suspended by the dunnage supports. The dunnage supports have narrowed portions engaged with the slotted tracks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Matthew S. Sanger, Brian T. Dobrinski, Eric S. Bruinsma, Timothy A. Bublitz
  • Patent number: 8607978
    Abstract: The present invention provides a container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse that has a body including at least one frame, holders supported by the body and a plurality of stationary support members extending between the holders. Each support member may be fixed in a stationary position by the holders. The support members support dunnage for supporting product for storage or shipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Mark J. Feenstra, Eric S. Bruinsma
  • Publication number: 20130126383
    Abstract: The present invention provides a container for holding product therein during shipment and being returned for reuse that has a body including at least one frame, holders supported by the body and a plurality of stationary support members extending between the holders. Each support member may be fixed in a stationary position by the holders. The support members support dunnage for supporting product for storage or shipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: Bradford Company
    Inventors: Judson A. Bradford, Allen L. Burns, Mark J. Feenstra, Eric S. Bruinsma