With Article Aperture In Retainer Patents (Class 206/588)
  • Patent number: 11377254
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a foldable packing box with a foldable honeycomb structure, which includes a foldable box body with two pairs of opposite side walls, two connecting plates and the foldable honeycomb structure arranged in said foldable box body; the two connecting plates are respectively connected with one pair of opposite said side walls of the box body, the foldable honeycomb structure is arranged between the two connecting plates and connects with them; the foldable honeycomb structure includes multiple pieces of flexible cardboard with adhesive and non-adhesive parts arranged at intervals on each flexible cardboard; the adhesive parts of adjacent two the flexible cardboards are pasted together to form joints, and holes are formed between adjacent the non-adhesive parts; a top of the foldable honeycomb structure is provided with a receiving slot matching articles to be stored. The packing box with foldable honeycomb structure protects the conveying articles and avoids damage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Inventors: Tingfu Wang, Qianwen Wang, Bodong Wang
  • Patent number: 11352188
    Abstract: Various embodiments of the present disclosure provide a protective packaging device for protecting a product during storage, shipping, and handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Signode Industrial Group LLC
    Inventors: Robert Reynolds, Scott Daniel
  • Patent number: 8919551
    Abstract: This invention relates to a container for a part and in particular relates to a container for an automotive part having fiberboard with a hole there through for engaging the automotive part as well as a method of packaging a part with a protrusion; and in particular relates to a method of packaging an automotive hood have a protruding latch striker. This invention also relates to a corrugated paperboard package having a fiberboard insert as well as a method of protecting the shipment of automotive parts by utilizing a laminated stack of corrugated paperboard and fiberboard having a hole there through for engagement with the striker latch of the hood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Inventors: Joseph Doplaga, Bob Schmitte
  • Publication number: 20140312086
    Abstract: A protective case for a handheld electronic device is provided. The protective case can include a removable mounting system comprised of an interlocking member and a plurality of mounting bases. The protective case may further include a non-slip member to prevent the device from slipping on a surface and a magnet for attaching the device to a magnetic surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: ROKFORM LLC
    Inventors: Jeff Whitten, Bernhard Leitner, Craig Erion
  • Publication number: 20140251867
    Abstract: An improved reusable protective enclosure system, comprising a protective housing (20) and cap member (12) for jars, bottles and similar receptacles of glass (50) or other fragile material. Its main object is the construction of a housing that renders a vial or jar contained therein resistant from breakage if the housing (20) is allowed to fall or suffers a sudden shock. Another object of the reusable protective enclosure system is the construction of an airtight enclosure (20), which is simple and inexpensive to manufacture. Other advantages of the invention are that the inner receptacle (50) be it made of glass or other fragile material, can be readily and repeatedly accessed, removed for sterilization or recycling and replaced for continued use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventor: Aldo Francisco Castaneda
  • Patent number: 8813965
    Abstract: A carton (10) is formed from a unitary blank of material folded to produce a hollow walled structure for encircling a main product (11). The blank is also folded to produce at least one internal divider (35) which forms a support for holding the main product (11) in position in the structure and to define within the hollow walled structure an internal volume (36) for retaining a secondary item (37). The internal divider (35) may extend transversely or longitudinally. Where the internal divider is aligned longitudinally of the housing, it may be parallel to a side wall of the carton or it may extend across a corner between two side walls. The internal divider may be provided by a pair of kick-ins. The carton (10) may be an Easter egg carton. Methods of forming and filling the carton are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Cadbury UK Limited
    Inventors: Parbinder Cheema, Richard Andrews
  • Patent number: 8800765
    Abstract: A package assembly includes a package member and a securing member. The package member includes a holding seat configured for holding an electronic device and a plurality of grasping portions extending from the holding seat for grasping the electronic device. The securing member includes an enclosing frame, attached to and surrounding the holding seat, and at least one resisting section, extending from the enclosing frame and adhered to the holding seat, and the securing member made from adhesive tap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Chen Ting, Chih-Hang Chao
  • Patent number: 8777009
    Abstract: A packing structure for a liquid crystal display device includes a packing box for storing the liquid crystal display device and shock-absorbing members. The shock-absorbing members are stored in the packing box together with the liquid crystal display device so as to be interposed between the liquid crystal display device and the packing box. A side wall of a groove of the shock-absorbing member has a plurality of shock-absorbing surfaces with the gap with the display panel larger in the inside of the display panel than in the outside of the display panel. A central shock-absorbing member is disposed on the inside of the display panel deeper than the shock-absorbing face. The gap between the central shock-absorbing member and the display panel is larger than that between the shock-absorbing face and the display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventor: Kiyotaka Nakase
  • Publication number: 20140166531
    Abstract: A packing box comprises a peripheral portion and two end portions are respectively connected to two ends of the peripheral portion. A shock-absorbing device has two support members located on the two ends of the peripheral portion, and the two support members each are bent to be a U-shaped member and linearly movable toward the end portion corresponding thereto. At least one positioning portion is connected to each of the support members so as to retain an object. The object can be moved with the support members so as to absorb the vibration and impacts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: JOY INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: CHUN-HSUNG CHEN
  • Patent number: 8727119
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid crystal glass panel packaging box, which includes upper and lower cover members. The upper cover member has a top plate and upper side plates connected to the top plate. The lower cover member has a bottom plate and lower side plates connected to the bottom plate to collectively define a receiving chamber having an opening for receiving a liquid crystal glass panel. The bottom plate of the lower cover member having an outside surface that forms a raised portion corresponding to a circumference of the opening of the receiving chamber. The raised portion of the lower cover member of one liquid crystal panel packaging box is receivable in the opening of the receiving chamber of the lower cover member of another liquid crystal panel packaging box to effect stacking of lower cover members of different liquid crystal panel packaging boxes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuchun Hsiao, Qinjun Shi
  • Patent number: 8714357
    Abstract: A packaging system includes a retention frame and a tray. The retention frame includes a panel and a retention sheet. The panel has a first fold line defining a first flap and a remainder portion. The remainder portion defines a panel opening. The retention sheet is attached to the first flap and the remainder portion so that the retention sheet extends over the panel opening and the first fold line. The tray includes a tray frame defining a tray opening. A tray sheet is attached to the tray frame and extends over the tray opening. The tray is configured for positioning between the retention sheet and the remainder portion of the retention frame to juxtapose the tray opening with the panel opening. A product may be supported on the tray sheet to suspend and retain the product between the retention sheet and the tray sheet over the juxtaposed tray and panel openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Sealed Air Corporation (US)
    Inventor: Devin C. Ridgeway
  • Patent number: 8662303
    Abstract: A packaging box includes a box body having a bottom board, side boards, and bending flaps; and a cushioning material having a bottom surface section and side surface sections. A restrainer is formed at least one of the bending flaps, the restrainer having a portion that is separated from and opposes the bottom board when the portion of the restrainer is bent into an accommodation space of the box body. A restrain portion is formed at the side surface section of the cushioning material opposing the restrainer formed at the at least one of the bending flaps, the restrain portion having a portion that is positioned at a side of the bottom board so as to abut upon the portion of the restrainer and that opposes the portion of the restrainer when the cushioning material is fitted in the accommodation space of the box body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takaaki Yoshida, Hiroshi Tsuyuki, Yasuhiro Minamidate, Hideki Yamamoto, Keigo Yamada
  • Publication number: 20140034547
    Abstract: In specific embodiments, an energy dissipation structure for supporting an article comprises a cavity adapted to receive at least a portion of the article. The cavity is bounded by a plurality of sidewall structures, each of the sidewall structures having a length and including an inner wall, an outer wall, and an arcuate structure connecting the inner wall with the outer wall. Each of the sidewall structures is connected with another of the sidewall structures by a groove extending along at least a portion of the inner walls, the outer walls, and the arcuate structures of the connected sidewall structures. The cavity includes a platform adapted to supported the article above the base when the article is seated within the cavity and a support pillar extending from the platform toward the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: STRATEGIC OUTSOURCED SERVICES LLC
    Inventors: RICHARD LOUIS BONTRAGER, RANDALL GLENN STRANGE
  • Publication number: 20140008256
    Abstract: The present invention provides a packaging carton for fragile, apparatus for making cartoon bottom, and method for making the carton bottom. The packaging carton includes a bottom and peripheral wall which jointly define a receiving space for storing fragile glass substrate with the bottom. The bottom has a skeleton configuration and is made from plastic blowing technology. By the forgoing, the present invention can effectively reduce the packaging cost, and which in turn reducing the cost of the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shih Hsiang Chen, Yi-cheng Kuo, Qianshuang Hu, Jiahe Cheng
  • Publication number: 20140001081
    Abstract: An impact-resistant protective holder for portable electronic devices for young children is provided having a cover including a compartment for close-fitting but releasable insertion of the device and having a transparent surface overlying the touch screen portion and controls of the device; a shock-resistant frame is disposed in outer, spaced surrounding relation to the cover and is provided with opposite gripping handles: and extension straps extend at spaced intervals between the cover and frame with the cover being mounted under tension so as to be stretched within the frame for shock-resistant support of the device within the frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: Gold Bug, Inc.
    Inventors: Lynn Rosen, Eric Greene, Keith Poulson
  • Publication number: 20130284633
    Abstract: In a receiving and fixing device for receiving and fixing the position of at least one object, the receiving and fixing device has at least one receiving section for receiving the at least one object, which is formed at least partly of a flexible, contour-enclosing, shape-adaptive and impact-damping material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventor: Jörg Viebahn
  • Publication number: 20130233759
    Abstract: A cushion for cushioning an article is provided. The cushion includes a base plate, a first protruding structure, and a second protruding structure. The base plate is used to supporting the article. The first protruding structure includes a main body and a rotation block. The main body is connected to the base plate. The rotation block is connected to the main body and is capable of being bent to rotate toward the base plate relative to the main body. The second protruding structure is connected to the base plate. The article is clamped between the bent rotation block and the second protruding structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: AU Optronics Corporation
    Inventors: Tai-Ling CHAN, Chung-Yu Mao, Chung-Kuan Ting
  • Patent number: 8434619
    Abstract: A botanical presentation assembly including a botanical gift box folded from a foldable sheet-like material configured to receive flowers. The flowers have a hidden portion configured to be placed in the botanical gift box. At least one sheet of decorative wrapping material is placed partially within the botanical gift box and interposed between the flowers and the botanical gift box.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2013
    Assignee: Teleflora, LLC
    Inventor: Bryan Honkawa
  • Patent number: 8413808
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a receiving spacer layer for a mobile electronic device and a bag combined with the receiving spaced layer. The receiving spacer layer includes a protection pad which is made of a soft foam material and has a first accommodation space to receive a first electronic device, and a bag fabric is connected to the first accommodation space to receive the first electronic device. The receiving spacer layer is combined with the inside of the bag. The bag has a second accommodation space to receive a second electronic device, such as a notebook computer. The first and accommodation spaces are able to accommodate two mobile electronic devices. The present invention is convenient for use and can be carried with ease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Inventor: Joy Tong
  • Patent number: 8365913
    Abstract: A liquid container comprising a bottle extends along a longitudinal axis X between a bottom of the bottle and a neck axially opposite to the bottom of the bottle. The container comprises a protection shell including a hollow body that is elongate along the longitudinal axis X and surrounding the bottle. The hollow body delimits an internal space extending axially from a first opening situated towards the bottom of the bottle to a second opening situated towards the neck. The protection shell also includes a cover blocking the first opening and arranged axially facing the bottom of the bottle. The neck is entirely contained in the space. The cover is fixed to the hollow body by a mechanical link that can be established manually.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: M H C S
    Inventor: Julien Ceder
  • Patent number: 8230997
    Abstract: A bottle support is shown in the form of a double bottle enclosure, a single bottle enclosure and a triple bottle enclosure. Each enclosure embodiment includes an outer box having an orthorhombic shape. A lower retainer fits within a lower portion of the outer box. The lower retainer includes a top deck with holes therein to receive lower ends of bottles spaced from walls of the outer box. An upper retainer also fits within the outer box near an upper end of the outer box. The upper retainer includes a main panel with holes therein which are sized to receive necks of bottles passing therethrough. The main panel keeps the necks of the bottles from impacting the upper end of the box and centered within the outer box. The retainers are preferably formed of planar panels of rigid material, such as corrugated paperboard, cut and folded to form the retainers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Inventors: Glenn P. McWilliams, Richard A. Hall
  • Patent number: 8196747
    Abstract: An end cap which imparts fragility capability and which derives favorable characteristics by combining several cushioning effects. In particular, the end cap of this invention achieves cushioning by combining the effects of material compression, deformation of an arch, an expansion of contact area as cushioning occurs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Eric Allen Stegner, Robert William Stegner, Christopher John Sattora
  • Patent number: 8079487
    Abstract: The invention relates to an individual packaging case for objects with fracture risk wherein the individual packaging case comprises a base with an open, upward-pointing receiving bore, into which the shank of the object with fracture risk is inserted and self-containedly protrudes from the upward-open receiving bore in the base and wherein the part with fracture risk of the object is protected by means of a protective cap pushed onto the base from above. The invention is characterized in that the novel packaging case can be folded over an axis running perpendicular to the longitudinal axis and that due to the folding, the object to be protected becomes at least partially freely accessible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Inventor: Peter Roesler
  • Patent number: 8047376
    Abstract: One embodiment of a paper cushioning structure includes a corrugated, hollow support member of H cross-section having two open ends, the support member comprising a hollow, intermediate plate interconnecting both hollow sides; and two fixing members shaped to securely assemble at both ends of the support member respectively so as to form a packing space defined by the fixing members, the intermediate plate, and upper portions of the sides of the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Inventor: Sheng-Hsi Kuo
  • Publication number: 20110240515
    Abstract: A packaging system comprises a retention frame and a tray. The retention frame comprises a panel and a retention sheet. The panel has a first fold line defining a first flap and a remainder portion. The remainder portion defines a panel opening. The retention sheet is attached to the first flap and the remainder portion so that the retention sheet extends over the panel opening and the first fold line. The tray comprises a tray frame defining a tray opening. A tray sheet is attached to the tray frame and extends over the tray opening. The tray is configured for positioning between the retention sheet and the remainder portion of the retention frame to juxtapose the tray opening with the panel opening. A product may be supported on the tray sheet to suspend and retain the product between the retention sheet and the tray sheet over the juxtaposed tray and panel openings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventor: Devin C. Ridgeway
  • Publication number: 20110220543
    Abstract: A package member includes a first cushioning member coupled to one end of a flat panel display apparatus, and a second cushioning member coupled to the other end of the flat panel display apparatus. The package member further includes a reinforcing pad formed of a plate-shaped member and having both ends supported by the first cushioning member and the second cushioning member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2011
    Publication date: September 15, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Bong Sup Lim
  • Patent number: 8016109
    Abstract: A package box including an outer box and at least two cushions disposed symmetrically in the outer box is provided. The cushion includes a rectangular bottom plate, two short side plates, a partition plate, a concave structure and a box structure. The short side plates are connected perpendicularly with the short sides of the bottom plate respectively. The partition plate divides the cushion into a first rectangular sub-body and a second rectangular sub-body. The concave structure forms a container space caved in the first rectangular sub-body to contain a first article therein. The box structure on the second rectangular sub-body can be opened or closed to contain a second article in the second rectangular sub-body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Quanta Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Yu-Chieh Liang
  • Patent number: 7992715
    Abstract: A developing agent container package unit includes a packing case, a developing agent container received inside the packing case and storing developing agent, and a supporting member to support the developing agent container so that the developing agent container is inclined with respect to one side surface of the packing case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: SAMSUNG Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Se-il Kwon
  • Patent number: 7925478
    Abstract: A method for automatically designing a buffer packing size and a computer accessible storage media to store program thereof are provided. First, a buffer thickness of a buffer material is calculated, and a buffer area for a surface of the object receiving an impact is calculated according to a weight of an object and a static stress of the buffer material. Next, a suitable buffer packing size is automatically calculated according to the buffer thickness and the buffer area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2011
    Assignee: Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng-Yu Wu, Ting-Chuan Chang, Chih-Chen Lo, Jia-Li Wang
  • Publication number: 20110024324
    Abstract: An improved suspension package system in which one or more suspension frames are used to suspend an article within a shipping container, wherein the suspension frame includes a suspension mechanism formed by a plurality of generally concentric cuts forming a plurality of suspension channel members, each cut being interrupted by one or more nicks. The nicks conjoin adjacent channel members, and conjoin an innermost channel member to an optional article platform, and conjoin an outermost channel member to an optional perimeter portion. Sidewalls give the suspension frame a 3-D shape and provide suspension clearance. The article can be sandwiched between two opposing suspension frames. The suspension frame can be formed as a monolithic piece of corrugated containerboard. Forming the suspension of corrugated containerboard improves the recyclability of the product, and reduces its manufacturing cost by eliminating the need for purchasing and assembling a plastic suspension sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Inventor: Stephen M. Tanner
  • Patent number: 7866478
    Abstract: Packaging for use with an article of manufacture, which includes a first member having a first interior cavity for receiving a first portion of the article, a second member having a second interior cavity for receiving a second portion of the article, and a molded hinge connecting the first member and the second member. The first member may be attached to an outer container for holding the article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Dean Rohrbach, Carter Multz
  • Patent number: 7866479
    Abstract: A spring type paper cushion having a columnar body, at least four cushioning recesses, at least four projections and a receiving portion. The columnar body has a columnar wall and an axis. The cushioning recesses and the projections are formed on the columnar wall. The projections are respectively located between two of the cushioning recesses. The receiving portion is recessed into the columnar wall and is located at one of the cushioning recesses. The receiving portion has two receiving mountain-fold lines, two slits and a bottom. The slits are cut so that the two receiving mountain-fold lines can be folded allowing the bottom to sink into the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2011
    Inventor: Yu-Han Fan
  • Patent number: 7753210
    Abstract: A damper system for transportation includes a packaging box for storing a container containing a work and also includes a pair of an upper damper and a lower damper each placed between the packaging box and the container. The upper and lower dampers contain foamed polyethylene or polypropylene, the upper damper includes upper impact-absorbing sections, and the lower damper includes lower impact-absorbing sections. The sum of h2 and h1 is equal to the width of an upper or lower space between the packaging box and the container, and h1 is greater than h2, wherein h2 represents the height of the upper impact-absorbing sections and h1 represents the height of the lower impact-absorbing sections. The shape of the upper and lower impact-absorbing sections is rectangular parallelepiped shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: SUMCO Corporation
    Inventor: Tomohiro Horio
  • Patent number: 7748539
    Abstract: A packaged body includes: a prism-shaped packaging box 1 having a bottom; a pair of top and bottom shock absorbers 30 accommodated inside packaging box 1 for sandwiching a substrate storage container 10; elastic members 50 disposed between substrate storage container 10 and each shock absorber 30; and reinforcements 60 for reinforcing each of shock absorbers 30. Further, shock absorber 30 is formed as a shock absorbing element 31 that fits substrate storage container 10, a surrounding wall 32 of the shock absorbing element 31 is constructed of an inner wall 35 that is bent and formed along the periphery of shock absorbing element 31, a protrusion 36 that is formed from inner wall 35 so as to project outwards and an outer wall 37 that is formed from protrusion 36 so as to be spaced from, and oppose, inner wall 35 of shock absorbing element 31.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Polymer Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehito Onda, Seiya Nakamura
  • Patent number: 7726489
    Abstract: A packaging box includes a top plate, a bottom plate, two side plates, a front plate, and a rear plate. The packaging box has two shock absorbers extending from the bottom end of the two side plates respectively. Each of the shock absorbers includes a lower surface, a first side surface, an upper surface, and a second side surface extending from the bottom end of the corresponding side plate in sequence. The second side surface is formed opposite to the first side surface and is adjacent to the corresponding side plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2010
    Assignees: Premier Image Technology (China) Ltd., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ming Li
  • Patent number: 7648750
    Abstract: A cushion apparatus that may be advantageously utilized as an end cap for packaging shock sensitive products is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the cushion apparatus includes a base member having one or more side walls having inner product bearing surfaces defining a product receiving cavity. The product receiving cavity has an open bottom end through which the product is received and an opposing top end. An axial deflection member is disposed over the top end of the receiving cavity. The axial deflection member is an arc-shaped elastic material member arching over the top end of the product receiving cavity. In one embodiment, the cushion apparatus further includes multiple radial deflection members extending radially from the base member to define a multi-sided bearing support perimeter having multiple corners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2010
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Christopher J. Sattora, Eric A. Stegner, Robert W. Stegner
  • Publication number: 20100006469
    Abstract: A surfboard case includes a body which has an interior that is structured to stretchably adapt to a surfboard having a predetermined shape and size. The body is further structured to substantially cushion an impact to the surfboard contained within the surfboard case. In at least one instance, a substantial portion of the surfboard case comprises a neoprene material of construction. The surfboard case also includes at least one reinforcement section disposed in protective relation to a predetermined portion of the surfboard. In addition, a stretchable, waterproof storage compartment is utilized to store surfboard related items and/or personal items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2008
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Inventor: Sammy Allouche
  • Publication number: 20090173659
    Abstract: A packaging box includes a top plate, a bottom plate, two side plates, a front plate, and a rear plate. The packaging box has two shock absorbers extending from the bottom end of the two side plates respectively. Each of the shock absorbers includes a lower surface, a first side surface, an upper surface, and a second side surface extending from the bottom end of the corresponding side plate in sequence. The second side surface is formed opposite to the first side surface and is adjacent to the corresponding side plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2008
    Publication date: July 9, 2009
    Applicants: PREMIER IMAGE TECHNOLOGY(CHINA) LTD., HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: MING LI
  • Patent number: 7494013
    Abstract: A cushion, which is a solid structure formed by a cardboard, includes a first baseboard, a second baseboard, a third baseboard, a fourth baseboard, a fifth baseboard and at least one supporting board that are joined to each other. Those junctions are foldable. The fourth baseboard has a first baffle flap and a plurality of the first cut lines. The fifth baseboard has a second baffle flap and a plurality of the second cut lines. When the first baffle flap and the second baffle flap are side matched to form the solid structure, the portion of the fourth baseboard between the first cut lines and the portion of the fifth baseboard between the second cut lines are folded toward each other to form a concave. The supporting board is joined to a lateral side of the opening of the solid structure and folded to be a supporting structure to cover the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Asustek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Chi-Shih Kao
  • Publication number: 20080283442
    Abstract: A protector for a manual alarm device, the protector comprising a shell for affixing to a supporting surface on which the alarm device is mounted. The shell includes a-flat rear surface defining a plane, for abutment with a planar supporting surface, walls extending forwardly from the rear shell surface to form a pocket, left and right side surfaces respectively extending outwardly from the rear shell surface plane and inwardly, upper and lower surfaces extending outwardly from the rear surface plane and inwardly, the rear surface of the shell and the walls forming a pocket, and the pocket rear surface having an aperture therein for receiving the alarm device, wherein the side surfaces slant so as to protect the alarm device from collision, as by a vehicle or person.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2008
    Publication date: November 20, 2008
    Inventor: Edward R. Hevy
  • Publication number: 20080160249
    Abstract: A packaging material of the present invention, which comprises a plate member, packages an object to be packaged by sandwiching the object, and the plate member is provided with an installation portion for the object to be packaged as well as a reinforcing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2007
    Publication date: July 3, 2008
    Applicant: IBIDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kenichi Makino
  • Patent number: 7392900
    Abstract: A package for storing a fragile article includes a plurality of panel integrally connected to one another a fold lines. Pairs of two of the panels oppose one another in a spaced relation wherein the panels form a partial enclosure. A first tab connects to about an open end surface of the enclosure and has a slotted surface formed therein which provides a first retention surface for a portion of the article. A second tab connects about second open end surface and has a shelf with a slotted surface formed therein which provides a second retention surface for another portion of the article and a complete enclosure is so formed wherein the article is retained in suspended manner in a spaced relation from each of the panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2008
    Assignee: Pakmark, LLC
    Inventor: Sandra G. Semel
  • Publication number: 20080105591
    Abstract: A packaging cushion assembly includes at least one foldable packaging plate including a base plate that has two opposite first sides, two opposite second sides, two opposite first side plates connected respectively and foldably to the first sides, and two opposite second side plates connected respectively and foldably to the second sides. Each of the first and second side plates has an outer wall plate section connected foldably to the respective first or second side, a spacer plate section connected foldably to the outer wall plate section, and an inner wall plate section connected foldably to the spacer plate section. The outer wall plate section of each second side plate has two connecting plates respectively and foldably connected to two ends thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Publication date: May 8, 2008
    Inventors: Sheng-Hsiung CHENG, Te-An Lin, Wu-Nan Wang, Chia-Chia Huang
  • Publication number: 20080087570
    Abstract: An all-in-one packaging system is provided for holding a computer and a liquid crystal display (LCD) together. The computer has four standoffs. The LCD includes a screen and a board protruding from a back of the screen. The packaging system includes a pair of opposite first cushions, second cushions, and a carton. Each first cushion defines a window for receiving one end portion of the computer. A recess is defined in a top edge of each first cushion adjacent the window for receiving the screen of the LCD on the computer. The second cushions sits atop the pair of first cushions respectively. Accessory boxes are disposed on the second cushion. Each second cushion includes a bottom surface with a shape configured to fit the back of the LCD. The carton defines a housing for receiving the assembled first and second cushions, computer, LCD and accessory boxes therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2006
    Publication date: April 17, 2008
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hsiang-Lung Hsu, Ji-Dong Xie, Guan-Dong Wang
  • Publication number: 20080067106
    Abstract: A packing member includes two pairs of boxes arranged at the two opposite sides of a product respectively. Each pair of boxes cooperatively sandwiches the product therebetween at a corresponding side of the product. Each of the boxes includes a first sidewall, at least a middle sidewall, and a last sidewall being sequentially connected together. The first sidewall connects with the last sidewall to thereby form a through hole enclosed by said sidewalls except two ends of the box. A receiving hole is defined in said sidewalls and communicates with the through hole. The receiving holes of each pair of boxes face toward each other and hold opposite ends of the corresponding side of the product therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2006
    Publication date: March 20, 2008
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: SZU-WEI KUO
  • Patent number: 7328803
    Abstract: A package includes a recessed bottom tray having bottom recessed-portions which conform to a shape of a bottom portion of an article, a recessed top cover having top recessed-portions which conform to a shape of an upper portion of the article, and a retainer section, formed in each of the bottom recessed-portions, for retaining the retainer projection formed on the article, so as to prevent movement of the article. This prevents the article from moving in the direction of height, depth, or width, and there accordingly will be no falling of the article. Further, packing merely requires that the article be inserted into the bottom recessed-portion by straddling the retainer sections formed in the bottom recessed-portion, and that the recessed top cover be placed from above. Thus, there is provided a package that allows for easy packing and that can prevent the article from being damaged during transport or storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2008
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomoaki Yamazaki, Mariko Kitsugi
  • Patent number: 7328800
    Abstract: The invention provides a cushioning material for packaging that is suitable for packaging an electronic apparatus, an optical apparatus or an electronic apparatus having an optical system mounted therein, and a package that uses the cushioning material for packaging. In the invention, a lower spacer formed of corrugated cardboard, a lower pad, a projector as an article to be packaged that is wrapped in an anti-static bag having electrical conductivity, an upper pad and an upper spacer formed of a corrugated cardboard can be stacked inside a corrugated cardboard box. The upper and lower pads are, respectively, provided with a plurality of upper pad side hollow convex portions and a plurality of lower pad side hollow convex portions protruding in such a fashion as to encompass an accommodation space for the projector. Upper and lower side reinforcing plate portions of the upper and lower spacers, respectively, enter deep into these convex portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2008
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Motomu Koike
  • Patent number: 7320406
    Abstract: An insert suitable for placement within a carton. The insert comprises a support panel capable of supporting an article to be located within the carton, and a pair of leg panels extending convergently downwardly from the opposing side edges of the support panel into abutment at the lower edges of said leg panels. The invention also provides a package wherein a fragile item of merchandise is located within the fully folded insert and placed into a carton, such as a perfume bottle or cosmetic product. The underside of the base of such item of merchandise is conveniently spaced above from the base of the carton to reduce the risks of damage to or breakage of the article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2008
    Assignee: MeadWestvaco Packaging Systems, LLC
    Inventor: Jean-Michel Auclair
  • Patent number: 7306102
    Abstract: A shock-absorbing package structure comprising a frame and a shock-absorbing rib is provided. The frame forms an inner space to accommodate a component. The shock-absorbing rib extending from the frame toward the inner space has two cuts for folding the shock-absorbing rib to adjust the dimension of the inner space according to the shape of the component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2007
    Assignee: BENQ Corporation
    Inventor: Pi-Chun Chang
  • Patent number: 7293655
    Abstract: A revolutionary single piece organizer for storing or shipping objects without damaging the object. The organizer having a unitary, one piece stiff, bendable and deformable blank having a thickness. The blank having a bottom panel, a top panel, two side panels connected to each one of the top panels and the bottom panel, two end panels connected to each side panel, and at least one flap connected to each one of the top and bottom panels. Each flap includes at least one folding section separated by scoring lines. In addition, each folding section includes multiple perforations lines that can be easily broken. The single piece organizer is assembled as a box, and the flaps, when folded, will then lock the objects to be stored or shipped. The configurations thus formed would prevent the objects from moving inside the organizer. The organizer may be preformed or customized with pre-cut holes or perforations in order to secure fragile or high-priced objects or goods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Inventor: Samuel Messinger