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Inventor:
Smith; Ernest L.
Address:
Kansas City, MO
No. of patents:
46
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
D416796 Tapered ice cream container with cover November 23, 1999
D336018 Food container June 1, 1993
D336017 Food container June 1, 1993
D330996 Non-round ice cream container November 17, 1992
D292380 Container lid October 20, 1987
D291971 Container lid September 22, 1987
D264441 Closure or similar article May 18, 1982
D263685 Closure or similar article April 6, 1982
D261486 Container closure or similar article October 27, 1981
D258576 Closure or similar article March 17, 1981
D256558 Container closure or the like August 26, 1980
D254831 Combined container and serving dish or the like April 29, 1980
D251828 Closure or similar article May 15, 1979
D249643 Closure or similar article September 26, 1978
6986436 Storage container with removable sleeve January 17, 2006
Generally described, a storage container comprising a removable sleeve positively closely positioned around a receptacle is provided. When positioned on the receptacle, the ends of the sleeve overlap, and the outer overlapping portion is bonded or secured to at least one separation s
6375069 Tamper evident container April 23, 2002
A tamper resistant package for foods and other materials includes a container and a plug closure having a side wall and a flange spaced outwardly from the side wall. A detachable tear strip on the upper edge of the container is initially heat sealed to the edge of the flange. When the
5950917 Dual wall insulated container and method for making the same September 14, 1999
A dual wall container formed of a laminated blank wrapped about the longitudinal axis of the container to define a inner sidewall and an outer sidewall. The laminated blank comprises an inner sheet affixed to an outer sheet, wherein expansion joints may be provided on the outer sheet to
5669553 Insulating cup sleeve September 23, 1997
An insulating sleeve, preferably made of plastic, adapted to slidably receive and engage the outer sidewall of a container such as a cup. The sleeve is comprised of a plurality of concentric ring-like bands aligned one above the other and connected so as to form a unitary sleeve by p
5487491 Cartridge dispenser with interior bag and interlocking lid January 30, 1996
A dispensing canister for viscous fluids, such as sauces at a fast food outlet. The container includes a peripheral side wall formed of cardboard or other inexpensive material. The side walls are maintained in their proper configuration, and made more rigid, by the use of rigid rings
5407107 Dispenser closure April 18, 1995
A dispensing container for granular or powderous materials, The container body has a circular periphery and an upwardly facing opening with an upper edge which is preferably rolled as is known in the art. After the container has been filled with the appropriate contents a sealing disk is
5348196 Dispensing canister September 20, 1994
A dispensing canister for viscous fluids, such as sauces at a fast food outlet. The container includes a peripheral side wall formed of cardboard or other inexpensive material. The side walls are maintained in their proper configuration, and made more rigid, by the use of rigid rings
5242077 Friction fit container partition September 7, 1993
A removable partition for dividing a container into compartments. In a first embodiment the partition takes the form of an upper paper disk and a lower foam disk. The edges of the partition are bent upwardly such that the edge portion of the foam will contact the interior of the containe
5133474 Friction fit container partition July 28, 1992
A removable partition for dividing a container into compartments. In a first embodiment the partition takes the form of an upper paper disk and a lower foam disk. The edges of the partition are bent upwardly such that the edge portion of the foam will contact the interior of the containe
5002198 Tamper evident closure for container March 26, 1991
A tamper evident container assembly for packaging of dairy and other food products. A container is provided with a closure comprising an end board, a downwardly extending peripheral skirt along an edge of the end board and an upturned locking ring projecting inwardly from a bottom edge o
4934557 Tamper evident closure and container June 19, 1990
A tamper evident food package comprising a container and a removable closure. A plurality of locking members are provided on the closure and engage a downturned lip of the container to prevent removal of the closure while in place. The locking members form part of a detachable tear strip
4830231 Composite disk valve for dispensing cartridges May 16, 1989
In a cartridge dispenser for dispensing mayonnaise-like food sauces in measured quantities, a laminated end disk which provides valving for the dispensed material. The end disk includes a paperboard layer for stiffness and rigidity, a polyethylene disk on the paperboard for shielding it
4643329 Tamper evident container February 17, 1987
A tamper evident package for dairy products and other foods and consumables. A conventional container and lid are included, along with a plastic disk which is wedged in place on top of the lid with the edge of the disk fitting in a channel in order to prevent removal of the lid. The
4493432 Tamper evident closure January 15, 1985
A closure for a food container which is constructed to visually indicate whether or not the container has been opened without authorization. The closure has a discoidal lid body and a peripheral skirt. A detachable lock ring is connected with the skirt along a weakened fold line which pr
4488658 Tamper evident food package December 18, 1984
A tamper evident package for perishable foods such as dairy products. A container which holds the food has an outwardly rolled rim. A skirted lid covers the container and has a peripheral flange overlying the container rim and a downturned skirt which is pressed inwardly beneath the rim
4311238 Closure and a package employing the closure January 19, 1982
A closure has a plurality of generally U-shaped stacking lugs. A package utilizing the closure has a bottom rim with a conformation which effectively mates with the stacking lugs to provide a stackable package.
4258529 Method of sealing a container March 31, 1981
A hermetically sealed recloseable container is provided in which the closure is formed from a thermoplastic ring and an independent sheet-form member which is bonded to the ring and the upper end of the container such that when the closure is removed the sheet-form member will remain
4242984 Combination container and feeder January 6, 1981
A container of the tubular side wall type has a bottom closure member and a top closure member. The side wall has a break line around a portion of the circumference thereof with an accurate scoreline extending between the opposite ends of the break line. When the container is to be used
4222974 Method of making hermetically sealed container with frangible seal September 16, 1980
A hermetically sealed recloseable container is disclosed wherein continuous seaing means on the underside of the container closure are bonded to a coating on the rim surrounding the opening in the upper end of the container. Also disclosed is a closure and method of forming such a co
4207725 Package and method of package use June 17, 1980
A container is provided with a rupturable sealing partition which is protected by a closure member to form a package. The rupturable partition is located within the container to separate a lower product-containing portion from an upper measuring portion thereof.
4196841 Laminate and container therefrom April 8, 1980
A laminate comprising a substrate of paperboard having first and second surfaces; a layer of frangible paper having first and second surfaces, wherein the first surface of the frangible paper is bonded to the second surface of the paperboard; and a layer of frangible metal foil having
4192440 Pour spout for a container March 11, 1980
A container having a pour spout formed of paper, plastic or other similar material is provided. The pour spout preform structure is formed from two blanks which are adhered together in a desired manner after being die cut and scored as required to form the pour spout. Additional cuts are
4171084 Closure assembly and container sealed therewith October 16, 1979
A hermetically sealed recloseable container is provided in which the closure is formed from a thermoplastic ring and an independent sheet-form member which is bonded to the ring and the upper end of the container such that when the closure is removed the sheet-form member will remain
4154360 Overcap and container assembly May 15, 1979
A container assembly comprising a container, a membrane closure, and an overcap wherein the membrane closure acts to restrain removal of the overcap. Also disclosed is a novel overcap especially suitable for forming such a container assembly.
4141463 Hermetically sealed container February 27, 1979
A hermetically sealed recloseable container is disclosed wherein continuous sealing means on the underside of the container closure are bonded to a coating on the rim surrounding the opening in the upper end of the container. Also disclosed is a closure and method of forming such a c
4127187 Package and method of package use November 28, 1978
A container is provided with a rupturable sealing partition which is protected by a closure member to form a package. The rupturable partition is located within the container to separate a lower product-containing portion from an upper measuring portion thereof.
4051951 Package having means for providing coaxial alignment in a stack thereof October 4, 1977
The package comprises a container having an outwardly and downwardly convexly rolled top rim and an inwardly convexly curved bottom rim; and a closure having an inner wall generally conforming to the contour of the mouth of said container, a rim wall joined to said inner wall by a co
4006820 Mixing container February 8, 1977
A mixing container having a recessed portion with a concave vessel nested in said recessed portion, said vessel having a bottom with an opening extending therethrough with said bottom being in contact with the recessed portion of the container.
3951331 Reclosable closure April 20, 1976
A closure having at least two layers adapted to be fixed to the end of a container to close the same the inner layer of the closure being scored on its inside as well as its outside surface in a manner to permit rupturing of the layer between the score lines when a force acts upon the ou
3949927 Impact resistant container bottom structure April 13, 1976
A container has a tubular sidewall wall member having a coating of thermoplastic material on the inner surface thereof and a bottom member having a coating of thermoplastic material on the upper surface thereof. The bottom member has a central portion and a continuous skirt extending
3944130 Container and blank March 16, 1976
A container formed of paperboard or the like is provided with a lower rectangular section and an upper tapered section which forms a truncated pyramid. The bottom can also be tapered. A blank is disclosed which can be employed to form the side walls of the container.
3930607 Container and blanks therefor January 6, 1976
A tubular fiberboard container is formed from a tubular body having, at at least one end thereof, a flat, disk-shaped end closure supported by closure supporting panels formed from the same piece of blank material as the tubular body, or supported in part by such panels and in part by a










 
 
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