WO2001072599A3 - Article carrier and blank - Google Patents

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WO2001072599A3
WO2001072599A3 PCT/US2001/009383 US0109383W WO0172599A3 WO 2001072599 A3 WO2001072599 A3 WO 2001072599A3 US 0109383 W US0109383 W US 0109383W WO 0172599 A3 WO0172599 A3 WO 0172599A3
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article carrier
panels
blank
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sheet
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Jean-Michel Auclair
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Mead Corp
Auclair Jean Michel
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Priority to GB0007148.0 priority Critical
Priority to GB0007148A priority patent/GB0007148D0/en
Priority to GB0019589.1 priority
Priority to GB0019589A priority patent/GB0019589D0/en
Application filed by Mead Corp, Auclair Jean Michel filed Critical Mead Corp
Publication of WO2001072599A2 publication Critical patent/WO2001072599A2/en
Publication of WO2001072599A3 publication Critical patent/WO2001072599A3/en
Priority claimed from US10/253,770 external-priority patent/US6945390B2/en

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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
    • B65D71/00Bundles of articles held together by packaging elements for convenience of storage or transport, e.g. portable segregating carrier for plural receptacles such as beer cans or pop bottles; Bales of material
    • B65D71/06Packaging elements holding or encircling completely or almost completely the bundle of articles, e.g. wrappers
    • B65D71/12Packaging elements holding or encircling completely or almost completely the bundle of articles, e.g. wrappers the packaging elements, e.g. wrappers being formed by folding a single blank
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    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
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    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
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    • B65D2571/00246Locating elements for the contents
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    • B65D2571/0029Openings in top or bottom walls
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
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    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
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    • B65D2571/00123Bundling wrappers or trays
    • B65D2571/00432Handles or suspending means
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65DCONTAINERS FOR STORAGE OR TRANSPORT OF ARTICLES OR MATERIALS, e.g. BAGS, BARRELS, BOTTLES, BOXES, CANS, CARTONS, CRATES, DRUMS, JARS, TANKS, HOPPERS, FORWARDING CONTAINERS; ACCESSORIES, CLOSURES, OR FITTINGS THEREFOR; PACKAGING ELEMENTS; PACKAGES
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    • B65D2571/00123Bundling wrappers or trays
    • B65D2571/00648Elements used to form the wrapper
    • B65D2571/00654Blanks
    • B65D2571/0066Blanks formed from one single sheet
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
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    • B65D2571/00123Bundling wrappers or trays
    • B65D2571/00709Shape of the formed wrapper, i.e. shape of each formed element if the wrapper is made from more than one element
    • B65D2571/00716Shape of the formed wrapper, i.e. shape of each formed element if the wrapper is made from more than one element tubular without end walls

Abstract

An article carrier and a blank for forming an article carrier for carrying one or more necked articles (A), which article carrier comprises a plurality of panels for forming the article carrier including a pair of laterally spaced top panels (46, 56), a pair of handle panels (16, 18) extending upwardly from the top panels to form a carrying handle (H), and a bridging panel (87) provided to span the space between the top panels wherein the bridging panel is a sheet member formed from a separate blank (82), the opposite ends (84, 90) of the sheet member being attached to the handle panels.
PCT/US2001/009383 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and blank WO2001072599A2 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB0007148.0 2000-03-24
GB0007148A GB0007148D0 (en) 2000-03-24 2000-03-24 Article carrier and blank
GB0019589.1 2000-08-10
GB0019589A GB0019589D0 (en) 2000-08-10 2000-08-10 Article carrier and blank

Applications Claiming Priority (6)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
EP20010922622 EP1268303B1 (en) 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and blank
DE60138693T DE60138693D1 (en) 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and cutting
AT01922622T AT431304T (en) 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and cutting
AU4940401A AU4940401A (en) 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and blank
CA 2404234 CA2404234A1 (en) 2000-03-24 2001-03-23 Article carrier and blank
US10/253,770 US6945390B2 (en) 2000-03-24 2002-09-24 Article carrier with handle-reinforcing bridging structure

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US10/253,770 Continuation US6945390B2 (en) 2000-03-24 2002-09-24 Article carrier with handle-reinforcing bridging structure

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WO2001072599A2 WO2001072599A2 (en) 2001-10-04
WO2001072599A3 true WO2001072599A3 (en) 2002-05-16

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AT (1) AT431304T (en)
AU (1) AU4940401A (en)
CA (1) CA2404234A1 (en)
DE (1) DE60138693D1 (en)
ES (1) ES2327387T3 (en)
WO (1) WO2001072599A2 (en)

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* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
GB0204090D0 (en) * 2002-02-21 2002-04-10 Mead Corp Article carrier & blank therefor
US7063208B2 (en) 2002-02-21 2006-06-20 Meadwestvaco Packaging Systems, Llc Article carrier and blank therefor

Citations (8)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
FR2470734A1 (en) * 1979-11-16 1981-06-12 Unilever Nv Bottle carrier packing device - has handle formed by four cardboard layers folded in M-pattern and glued
EP0122397A2 (en) * 1983-04-15 1984-10-24 Unilever N.V. Carrier for two rows of bottles
FR2593780A1 (en) * 1986-02-06 1987-08-07 Icp Sa Improvement to built-in handles for cardboard wrappings
US5158177A (en) * 1990-05-09 1992-10-27 The Mead Corporation Wraparound multipack with carrying handle
US5167325A (en) * 1991-12-09 1992-12-01 Field Container Company, L.P. Carrier for containers
WO1998031601A1 (en) * 1997-01-17 1998-07-23 The Mead Corporation Wraparound multipack with carrying handle
FR2776267A1 (en) * 1998-03-23 1999-09-24 Jean Claude Loraux Cardboard packaging for transporting bottles
US5975287A (en) * 1996-02-15 1999-11-02 Riverwood International Corporation Bottle carrying arrangement

Patent Citations (8)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
FR2470734A1 (en) * 1979-11-16 1981-06-12 Unilever Nv Bottle carrier packing device - has handle formed by four cardboard layers folded in M-pattern and glued
EP0122397A2 (en) * 1983-04-15 1984-10-24 Unilever N.V. Carrier for two rows of bottles
FR2593780A1 (en) * 1986-02-06 1987-08-07 Icp Sa Improvement to built-in handles for cardboard wrappings
US5158177A (en) * 1990-05-09 1992-10-27 The Mead Corporation Wraparound multipack with carrying handle
US5167325A (en) * 1991-12-09 1992-12-01 Field Container Company, L.P. Carrier for containers
US5975287A (en) * 1996-02-15 1999-11-02 Riverwood International Corporation Bottle carrying arrangement
WO1998031601A1 (en) * 1997-01-17 1998-07-23 The Mead Corporation Wraparound multipack with carrying handle
FR2776267A1 (en) * 1998-03-23 1999-09-24 Jean Claude Loraux Cardboard packaging for transporting bottles

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EP1268303A2 (en) 2003-01-02
WO2001072599A2 (en) 2001-10-04
CA2404234A1 (en) 2001-10-04
ES2327387T3 (en) 2009-10-29
EP1268303B1 (en) 2009-05-13
AU4940401A (en) 2001-10-08
DE60138693D1 (en) 2009-06-25
AT431304T (en) 2009-05-15

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