Patents by Inventor Yoshie Hazama

Yoshie Hazama 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: 7266419
    Abstract: An apparatus prepares data for manufacturing a product or a part with a pre-determined shape by using a bending press provided with detachable tools. The apparatus includes a computer memory that stores bending order information for manufacturing the product or the part. The bending order information is obtained after successfully completing bending operations and is associated with the product or the part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2007
    Assignee: Amada Company, Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi Sakai, Yoshie Hazama, legal representative, Yeam-Tzuo Hwang, Kensuke Hazama, deceased
  • Publication number: 20060106757
    Abstract: An apparatus and method is provided for managing and distributing design and manufacturing information throughout a factory in order to facilitate the production of components, such as bent sheet metal components. In accordance with an aspect of the present invention, the management and distribution of critical design and manufacturing information is achieved by storing and distributing the design and manufacturing information associated with each job. By replacing the traditional paper job set-up or work sheet with, for example, an electronically stored job sheet that can be accessed instantaneously from any location in the factory, the present invention improves the overall efficiency of the factory. In addition, through the various aspects and features of the invention, the organization and accessibility of part information and stored expert knowledge is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2004
    Publication date: May 18, 2006
    Applicant: Amada Company, Limited
    Inventors: Satoshi Sakai, Kensuke Hazama, Yoshie Hazama, Yeam-Tzuo Hwang