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Bernard Lerner, Dana J Liebhart: Method and apparatus for packaging. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, May 6, 1980: US04201029 (74 worldwide citation)

A carton filled with a chain of interconnected open bags arranged in a plicated array is disclosed. A process for filling the carton is disclosed in which the chain of bags is fed into an inverted container, closed end first, with the bags being laid in horizontal layers. Each layer is folded back o ...


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Hershey Lerner, Bernard Lerner: Continuous web registration. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, July 31, 1990: US04945252 (54 worldwide citation)

A web structure with electromagnetic radiation shifting indicia is disclosed. The indicia provide signals used in controlling various processes to be performed on the web as well as for controlling movement of the web. The preferred indicia are normally essentially invisible so that the physical app ...


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Bernard Lerner: Container strip having inserts. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, August 30, 1983: US04401213 (54 worldwide citation)

A container strip of flexible film or sheet material is disclosed having inserted elements or materials which have an effect on contents which may be disposed in a container and/or enhance the package. In one embodiment the insert has anti-corrosion properties. After corrosion-susceptible products h ...


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Hershey Lerner, Bernard Lerner: Continuous web registration. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, July 14, 1987: US04680205 (51 worldwide citation)

A web structure with electromagnetic radiation shifting indicia is disclosed. The indicia provide signals used in controlling various processes to be performed on the web as well as for controlling movement of the web. The preferred indicia are normally essentially invisible so that the physical app ...


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Bernard Lerner: Article handling system with dispenser. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, May 10, 1983: US04382527 (46 worldwide citation)

In a system for dispensing weighed or counted articles, articles are fed from a supply hopper by a vibratory conveyor to maintain a controlled level of articles in a bowl-shaped feeder hopper. In a weigher embodiment, articles are initially discharged from the feeder hopper through two discharge ope ...


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Bernard Lerner: Dunnage material and process. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co A, March 13, 2001: US06199349 (40 worldwide citation)

A process of forming dunnage is disclosed. A chain of interconnected plastic pouches are fed along a path of travel to a fill and seal station. The pouches are sequentially opened as each pouch is positioned in the fill station by directing a flow of air through a pouch fill opening to separate a fa ...


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Bernard Lerner: Article handling system with dispenser. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, January 27, 1981: US04247019 (40 worldwide citation)

In a system for dispensing weighed or counted articles, articles are fed from a supply hopper by a vibratory conveyor to maintain a controlled level of articles in a bowl-shaped feeder hopper. In a weigher embodiment, articles are initially discharged from the feeder hopper through two discharge ope ...


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Bernard Lerner: Packaging method and apparatus. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, March 29, 1977: US04014154 (38 worldwide citation)

A packaging system wherein a web of interconnected heat-sealable bags are successively fed to a loading station where the bags are opened by an improved air flow system and loaded. An improved sealing and detaching assembly grips a loaded bag and isolates a region of the bag where a heat seal is to ...


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Bernard Lerner, Richard W Hess, William M Cronauer, Rick S Wehrmann, James D Kramer: Packaging machine and method. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke, March 7, 1995: US05394676 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved packaging machine that has improved features for feeding a web in the form of a continuous chain of bags through the machine while helping maintain the web in proper alignment and proper tension, and having additional features for improved loading of the bags. The improved web feed inclu ...


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Vincent Lattur: Packaging method and apparatus. Automated Packaging Systems, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co, May 18, 1976: US03956866 (37 worldwide citation)

A packaging system for packaging articles in bag-like containers. An adjustable support disposed below a loading station receives the lower end of a container positioned in the loading station and articles loaded into the container. The support includes a pair of relatively movable members defining ...