Patents by Inventor Holger Witzmann

Holger Witzmann 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: 8528307
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for filling, closing, folding and transporting away tobacco bags (10) or pouches, using a turret (24) that rotates about a horizontal axis and has preferably six mounts (28), each for one bag (10), arranged along the circumference in the region of planar wall portions (29). The bags are conveyed through a plurality of processing stations, in particular through a filling station, suction-extraction station, closing station and wrapping station, by the turret (24) with cyclic rotary movement. A plurality of sub-turrets, each with corresponding mounts (28), can be arranged one beside the other in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Focke & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG)
    Inventors: Jörg Thierig, Burkard Roesler, Thomas Häfker, Henry Buse, Konrad Popp, Holger Witzmann
  • Publication number: 20100242972
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for filling, closing, folding and transporting away tobacco bags (10) or pouches, using a turret (24) that rotates about a horizontal axis and has preferably six mounts (28), each for one bag (10), arranged along the circumference in the region of planar wall portions (29). The bags are conveyed through a plurality of processing stations, in particular through a filling station, suction-extraction station, closing station and wrapping station, by the turret (24) with cyclic rotary movement. A plurality of sub-turrets, each with corresponding mounts (28), can be arranged one beside the other in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2008
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FOCKE & CO. (GMBH & CO. KG)
    Inventors: Joerg Thierig, Burkard Roesler, Thomas Häfker, Henry Buse, Konrad Popp, Holger Witzmann