Method for handling and placement of items on an assembly line

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8272193
APP PUB NO 20110271648A1
SERIAL NO

13185745

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A method is described for manufacturing and/or packaging of multiple items simultaneously, in particular the handling and placement for packaging of the items on an assembly line. In particular, the method is for use in changing the center spacing of the simultaneously manufactured items between two locations on the assembly line.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
PARMALAT CANADA INC.ETOBICOKE ONTARIO, CA9

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Edwards, Robert Belleville, CA 35 436
Elent, Michael Toronto, CA 6 41

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George Gordon Associates, Inc. (1)
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SCHENK, JOHN G. (1)
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F.R. DRAKE COMPANY (1)
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MINERVA DAIRY, INC. (1)
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