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Eugene H Paules, Frank S Nastro: Precise portion packaging machine. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, November 3, 1987: US04703765 (51 worldwide citation)

A machine for forming, continuously, distinct portions of smokeless tobacco in a pouch or pocket form, and continuously forming a chain of individual pouches containing the distinct portions of smokeless tobacco, cutting each pouch from a string of pouches, counting out a pre-set number of pouches f ...


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Edward Jurczenia, Alton W Adams: Vented plastic can and tin lid therefor. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, March 3, 1987: US04646933 (48 worldwide citation)

A plastic can has been disclosed which is designed to retain freshness of the contents and provide, during the lidding operation, an easy placement of the lid thereon; the can has vents which allow the lid to be placed thereon without pneumatic back pressure restraining the lid from properly seating ...


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Eugene J Boyd: Snuff can and the like. United States Tobacco Company, Harold L Stults, February 26, 1980: US04190170 (42 worldwide citation)

A flat can of a size which will fit in a person's pocket which is suited particularly for snuff, but is adapted for use with other products. The can has a bottom wall and a cylindrical side wall, and there is a lid with a top wall and a downwardly-extending peripheral flange which fits snugly around ...


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Eugene H Paules: Machine and method for high speed, precisely registered label application with sprockets for positioning the label on a transfer wheel. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, October 29, 1991: US05061334 (23 worldwide citation)

A high speed labeling machine and method is provided for transferring labels to articles such as cans; the labeling machine includes a device for supplying articles to be labeled, a label transfer wheel provided with individual groups of closely spaced vacuum holddown ports to enable a succession of ...


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Eugene H Paules: Method of using precision can labeler with optional tax stamp applicator. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, December 8, 1987: US04711687 (11 worldwide citation)

A method for precision labeling of containers such as cans for labeling top, bottom or sides, including labeling sides of containers with lids; side labels may have secondary labels, e.g., tax stamps, placed thereon.


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DeVoe John M: Closure for containers. United States Tobacco Company, January 26, 1971: US3558036 (11 worldwide citation)

A closure for a container comprising metallic foil and paper which are bonded together to form the closure. The closure is formed in a punch press to form a number of ridges in the foil which are forced into the mating surface of dampened paper. After the paper dries and shrinks, the ridges are inti ...


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Eugene H Paules: Precision can labeler with optional tax stamp applicator. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, April 14, 1987: US04657622 (10 worldwide citation)

A machine and a method for precision labeling of containers such as cans for labeling top, bottom or sides, including labeling sides of containers with lids; side labels may have secondary labels, e.g., tax stamps, placed thereon.


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William C Sclater: Motor vehicle roof-top display frame assembly. United States Tobacco Company, Curtis Morris & Safford, November 22, 1994: US05365687 (6 worldwide citation)

A collapsible display frame apparatus for use as a motor vehicle roof-top display, wherein a collapsible frame includes rods forming an underleaf perimeter and an overleaf perimeter, coupling means for connecting the rods to define a corner joint, a flexible display, fasteners for attaching the disp ...


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William C Sclater: Bracket for a can dispenser. United States Tobacco Company, Fred A Keire, Mary Ann Mullen, January 7, 1992: US05078459 (6 worldwide citation)

A can dispenser bracket for use in a modular shelf display; each can dispenser bracket includes a recurvant guide for dispensing an individual can, planar side-end surfaces, an entrance opening, an exit opening, and a back-end surface having a metal bracket attached thereto. The can dispenser bracke ...


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Boyd Eugene J: Reciprocating twister pipe cleaner machine. United States Tobacco Company, March 7, 1972: US3646743 (3 worldwide citation)

A machine for the continuous production of pipe cleaners includes first and second carriage members slidably mounted on a frame and adapted to be reciprocated between a first position wherein the carriages are located at opposite ends of the frame and a second position wherein the carriages are loca ...



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