Global Patent Index - EP 2019781 A1

EP 2019781 A1 2009-02-04 - PACKAGING MACHINE

Title (en)

PACKAGING MACHINE

Title (de)

VERPACKUNGSMASCHINE

Title (fr)

MACHINE D'EMBALLAGE

Publication

EP 2019781 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 07759510 A

Priority

  • US 2007065291 W
  • GB 0606069 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2436552A] A packaging machine and method provide for packaging primary packages, eg filled bottles or cans, into cartons (in secondary packaging section 10); assembling the cartons into groups of spaced columns 22, 24, 26 (in assembly section 12); bringing the columns of a group together (in batch assembly section 14) and disposing them on a tray (in tray-loading section 16); and off-loading the trays onto a stack on a pallet (in pallet loading section 18). Sections 10, 12 and 14 may be parts of a continuously moving conveyor system and each batch 30 of cartons may be lifted by vacuum suction cups for loading onto a tray.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65B 5/06 (2006.01); B65B 35/44 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

B65B 5/068 (2013.01); B65B 35/44 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2007112415A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

EPO simple patent family

GB 0606069 D0 20060503; GB 2436552 A 20071003; CA 2647523 A1 20071004; EP 2019781 A1 20090204; WO 2007112415 A1 20071004

INPADOC legal status


2009-03-11 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20090205

2009-02-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20081015

2009-02-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

2009-02-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

- Countries: AL BA HR MK RS