US Patent No: 5,010,627

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Foldable plastic slider and method of assembly with a plastic reclosable fastener

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A foldable plastic slider having one or more hinged wings that fold and snap permanently in place to attach it to the plastic reclosable fastener elements when manufacturing a thermoplastic bag.

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Patent Owner(s)

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TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANYEVANSTON, IL24

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Goncarovs, Alex Canandaigua, NY 1 163
Herrington, Fox J Holcomb, NY 59 1794

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FORD MOTOR COMPANY (1)
* 4,517,710 Fastening clip for motor vehicle trim 9 1982
 
Minigrip, Inc. (1)
* 4,736,451 Extruded zipper having combination stabilizing and differential opening means 86 1986
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC. (35)
* 5,833,791 Conforming end stops for a plastic zipper 105 1996
* 5,947,603 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device and separate housing 51 1998
6,327,754 Fastener with slider thereon for use in manufacturing recloseable bags 81 1999
6,286,189 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 82 1999
6,286,999 Tamper-evident reclosable bag 91 1999
6,293,701 Resealable closure mechanism having slider device and methods 56 1999
6,071,011 Fill-through-the-top package 63 1999
6,306,071 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device with flexible sidewalls 17 1999
6,148,588 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 67 1999
6,427,421 Method of manufacturing recloseable packages 52 2000
6,409,384 Zipper slider with grab tab 33 2000
6,402,375 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device 25 2000
6,347,437 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 40 2001
6,439,770 Reclosable bags having a tamper-evident retaining member extending through a slider 41 2001
6,419,391 Reclosable bags having a tamper evident stepped member 26 2001
6,663,283 Reclosable bags having a tamper-evident member extending over a zipper proximate to a slider 23 2001
6,460,238 Plastic bag slider and end termination installation assembly and method 3 2001
6,575,625 Reclosable bags having a removable member encapsulating a slider 18 2001
6,712,509 Reclosable bag having tamper-evident member attached to body panels along a line of weakness located below the rib and groove profiles of the bag zipper 27 2002
6,780,146 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 23 2002
7,008,106 Reclosable bag having tamper-evident member removable from the bag along a line of weakness located below the bag zipper 7 2002
7,159,282 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 2 2003
7,040,808 Reclosable bags with tamper evident features and methods of making the same 5 2003
RE39505 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 11 2003
RE44934 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 0 2003
7,200,911 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2004
7,228,608 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2004
7,316,641 Reclosable bags with tamper evident features and methods of making the same 1 2006
RE40284 Methods of making and filling a fill-through-the-top package 5 2006
* 7,946,004 Reclosable fastener with slider for high-pressure processing 0 2006
7,377,015 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 5 2006
7,506,488 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2007
7,827,765 Method for forming a slider reclosure segment 0 2007
7,665,192 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 3 2008
7,904,996 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 2 2009
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (25)
* 5,871,281 Zipper slider pivoting wedge 90 1996
* 5,956,815 Slider zipper recloseable fastener 79 1997
* 5,956,924 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 134 1997
6,257,763 Tamper evident zipper slider 91 1998
6,178,602 Slider zipper reclosable fastener 27 1999
6,209,287 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 51 1999
6,216,423 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 69 2000
6,499,272 Method for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 39 2001
6,363,692 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 41 2001
6,438,926 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 20 2001
6,954,970 Insertion apparatus for attaching sliders onto zipper bags and film 7 2002
6,925,779 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 5 2002
7,254,873 Scored tamper evident fastener tape 10 2002
6,962,034 Apparatus for flexible recloseable containers 2 2002
7,313,846 Sliders for reclosable containers 3 2002
7,383,675 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2002
6,918,230 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 4 2002
6,907,713 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2002
7,540,662 Flexible package including a docking station formed from a plurality of closely spaced slits 5 2003
6,979,289 Insertion apparatus for attaching sliders onto zipper bags and film 4 2003
7,251,864 Two piece and assembleable slider for application to resealable portions associated with a plastic bag 3 2004
7,320,662 Method for manufacturing a flexible recloseable container 2 2004
8,127,517 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 1 2005
7,552,573 Method for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2005
* 8,677,570 Slider for water-resistant zippers 0 2010
 
REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (17)
* 5,358,334 Reclosable profile strip with joining web 23 1993
* 5,867,875 Foldable zipper slider with improved compression-type latch 70 1998
6,247,844 Resealable slider closure mechanism with separate plow 12 1998
6,376,035 Zipper fins for plastic bags 42 1999
* 6,531,081 Profiled extruded slider devices and methods 0 2000
6,461,042 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device 42 2000
6,450,686 Resealable package having a reinforced slider device 23 2000
6,611,996 Slider for reclosable fastener 41 2001
6,524,002 Slider device, packages, and methods 43 2001
6,713,152 Fins and profiles for plastic bags 39 2001
6,821,589 Fasteners with fin portions 16 2002
6,846,544 Profiled extruded slider devices and methods 6 2002
D531896 Slider for reclosable fastener 2 2003
* 7,263,748 Slider for reclosable fastener 7 2004
* 7,549,954 Slider for reclosable fastener 2 2007
8,434,943 End termination for reclosable fastener, and method of making same 0 2008
8,087,826 Slider track with improved seal strength 2 2011
 
The Glad Products Company (13)
7,213,303 Closure device 6 1999
6,928,702 Closure device 3 1999
6,895,641 Closure device 5 1999
* 7,269,883 Closure device 2 2001
* 6,575,628 Closure device 10 2001
6,571,430 Closure device 20 2001
6,581,249 Closure device 11 2001
6,883,210 Closure device 12 2001
6,611,997 Closure device 8 2001
6,874,205 Closure device 10 2001
6,691,375 Closure device and method of assembly 6 2001
6,594,868 Closure device 6 2001
6,728,997 Closure device 6 2002
 
TENNECO PACKAGING INC. (10)
* 5,769,772 Packages made with both high-frequency/radio-frequency seals and conventional heat/pressure seals using combinations of polar and non-polar polymers 67 1996
* 5,924,173 End posts for plastic zipper 89 1996
* 5,669,715 Tamper-evident reclosable plastic bag with slider 176 1996
* 5,775,812 Tamper-evident reclosable plastic bag with breakaway slider 99 1996
* 5,851,070 Seals for plastic bags 49 1996
* 5,713,669 Plastic bag with zipper slider captured in pocket 125 1996
* 5,896,627 High-strength slider for a reclosable bag 82 1997
* 5,964,532 Reclosable fastener strip with tamper evident feature 126 1997
* 5,911,508 Vented reclosable bag 93 1997
* 6,010,244 Vented reclosable bag 71 1999
 
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC (7)
6,675,558 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 12 2001
6,616,333 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 24 2001
6,974,256 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 23 2001
6,769,229 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 10 2001
6,863,646 Reclosable system for flexible packages having interlocking fasteners 15 2002
6,884,207 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 22 2002
6,939,041 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 7 2003
 
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC (6)
D471088 Flexible package with shrouded slide fastener closure having circular opening 8 2001
6,820,393 Apparatus for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 5 2001
6,688,079 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 12 2001
6,688,080 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 21 2001
8,122,687 Method of making flexible packages having slide closures 2 2003
7,306,370 Shrouded flexible packages 1 2003
 
S.C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE, INC. (6)
6,442,804 Reclosable fastener assembly with slider closed position indicator 11 1999
7,052,181 Zippered bag having a pair of fastener strips 8 2003
7,574,782 Apparatus and method of operatively retaining an actuating member on an elongate closure mechanism 4 2006
7,506,416 Closure assembly and slider therefore 3 2006
7,461,434 Slider for closure assembly 6 2006
7,574,781 Closure assembly with slider 5 2006
 
SARGENTO FOODS INC. (6)
8,523,437 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 0 2002
7,320,545 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 2 2002
7,165,887 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 3 2002
7,086,782 Resealable bag for filling with food products and method 4 2002
6,913,387 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 14 2002
6,910,806 Resealable bag for filling with food product(S) and method 17 2002
 
ABSOLUTE CLOSURE INNOVATIONS, INC. (5)
* 5,991,980 Fastening device for creating a waterproof seal between fabrics or other materials 24 1998
6,721,999 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 18 2002
7,536,758 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2004
7,574,780 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2005
7,451,530 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2005
 
KRAFT FOODS HOLDINGS, INC. (5)
6,357,914 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 42 2000
6,834,474 Package with zipper closure 11 2002
6,941,722 Apparatus for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 2 2003
6,829,873 Apparatus for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 7 2003
6,823,647 Apparatus for manufacturing flexible packages having slides closures 6 2003
 
PACTIV CORPORATION (3)
6,292,986 Assembly and accumulation of sliders for profiled zippers 74 1999
6,279,298 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 59 1999
6,526,632 Reclosable fastener with slider 26 2000
 
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANY (3)
* 5,301,395 Plastic reclosable fastener with structure for restraining slider in closed position and for facilitating reopening fastener 132 1993
* 5,431,760 Zipper slider insertion through split track 124 1994
* 5,448,808 Foldable zipper slider with improved compression-type latch 83 1994
 
S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. (2)
7,797,802 Actuating member for a closure assembly and method 3 2007
8,245,364 Closure mechanism having internal projections to decrease slider pull-off 1 2009
 
TENNECO PACKAGING SPECIALTY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (2)
* 5,067,208 Plastic reclosable fastener with self-locking slider 226 1991
* 5,063,644 Foldable zipper slider with compression-type latch 129 1991
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (2)
7,832,065 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 0 2007
7,703,184 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2008
 
ASF VERWALTUNGS GMBH (1)
* 6,490,769 Slider for a closing band, advantageously of plastic 16 2001
 
Berich, Edward Alan (1)
7,437,805 Reclosable storage bag closure with internal valving 12 2006
 
CTA COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS, INC., A VIRGINIA CORPORATION (1)
* 5,283,932 Flexible plastic zipper slider with rigidizing structure for assembly with profiled plastic zipper 139 1993
 
ESSELTE CORPORATION (1)
6,248,050 Method of making a hanging file folder and the folder made thereby 8 1999
 
GLAB PRODUCTS COMPANY, THE (1)
6,612,002 Closure device 11 2001
 
Innoflex Incorporated (1)
6,652,436 Method of making tamper-evident package with slider zipper 9 2000
 
Reynolds Presto Products LLC (1)
8,752,356 Method for forming a bag 0 2009
 
WEBSTER INDUSTRIES DIVISION (1)
6,439,771 Zippered resealable closure 23 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
6,360,513 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 87 1999
6,289,561 Assembly and accumulation of sliders for profiled zippers 54 2000
* 6,581,253 Fluid-tight container seal 26 2002
* 6,811,528 Machine for installing a zipper slider to a zipper bag 4 2004
8,506,745 Method of sealing reclosable fasteners 0 2006
8,100,285 Food cooking, serving and storage device 2 2008
7,896,152 Clothing, jewelry and accessories coordinator 5 2009
8,176,602 Reclosable storage bag closure with internal valving 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner