07171283 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 85 patents.

Systems and methods for guiding one or more web components in connection with a web converting manufacturing process such as that used for manufacturing disposable absorbent garments. Some of the disclosed embodiments include relating inspection data, such as product (or process) attribute data, to data from other manufacturing-related systems. Also disclosed are systems and methods for linking product (or process) attribute data obtained during the manufacturing process with one or more data sources including raw material data, process setting data, product quality data, and/or productivity data. Also disclosed are systems and methods for identifying manufacturing set point changes and automatically implementing such changes and automated web steering changes based on data from one or more inspection systems.

Title
Web guiding system and method
Application Number
10/299108
Publication Number
7171283 (B2)
Application Date
November 18, 2002
Publication Date
January 30, 2007
Inventor
Brian Robert Vogt
Oshkosh
WI, US
Archie Dodds Morgan
Neenah
WI, US
John G Hein
Appleton
WI, US
Tim G Dollevoet
Kimberly
WI, US
Scott G Chapple
Neenah
WI, US
Henry L Carbone II
St. Paul
MN, US
Jamie L Bell
Brillion
WI, US
Kyle S Allen
Neenah
WI, US
Robert L Popp
Hortonville
WI, US
Agent
Senniger Powers
Assignee
Kimberly Clark Worldwide
WI, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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