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

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5010627
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07490108

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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 OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANYEVANSTON, IL24

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Goncarovs, Alex Canandaigua, NY 1 165
Herrington, Fox J Holcomb, NY 59 1860

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FORD MOTOR COMPANY (1)
* 4517710 Fastening clip for motor vehicle trim 10 1982
 
Minigrip, Inc. (1)
* 4736451 Extruded zipper having combination stabilizing and differential opening means 91 1986
* Cited By Examiner

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (11)
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* 6581253 Fluid-tight container seal 27 2002
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* 2006/0269,171 Slider with laterally displaceable engagement members 4 2006
8506745 Method of sealing reclosable fasteners 0 2006
8100285 Food cooking, serving and storage device 5 2008
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7896152 Clothing, jewelry and accessories coordinator 6 2009
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International Consolidated Business Pty Ltd. (1)
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SARGENTO FOODS INC. (10)
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7320545 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 2 2002
7165887 Resealable bag for filling with food product(s) and method 4 2002
7086782 Resealable bag for filling with food products and method 5 2002
6913387 Resealable bag for filling with food product (s) and method 15 2002
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S.C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE, INC. (11)
6442804 Reclosable fastener assembly with slider closed position indicator 13 1999
7052181 Zippered bag having a pair of fastener strips 14 2003
7574782 Apparatus and method of operatively retaining an actuating member on an elongate closure mechanism 7 2006
7506416 Closure assembly and slider therefore 6 2006
7461434 Slider for closure assembly 7 2006
* 2006/0265,843 Slider for closure assembly 0 2006
* 2006/0265,844 Apparatus and method of operatively retaining an actuating member on an elongate closure mechanism 1 2006
* 2006/0265,842 Closure assembly and slider therefore 2 2006
7574781 Closure assembly with slider 8 2006
* 2006/0282,996 Closure assembly with slider 2 2006
* 2009/0265,898 CLOSURE MECHANISM HAVING INTERNAL PROJECTIONS TO DECREASE SLIDER PULL-OFF 6 2009
 
Innoflex Incorporated (1)
6652436 Method of making tamper-evident package with slider zipper 10 2000
 
Berich, Edward Alan (1)
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KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC (9)
6675558 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 13 2001
6616333 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 26 2001
6974256 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 28 2001
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6884207 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 26 2002
6939041 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 8 2003
* 2004/0146,222 Fastener closure arrangement for flexible packages 1 2003
 
KRAFT FOODS HOLDINGS, INC. (8)
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HOSHINO GAKKI CO., LTD. (2)
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S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. (5)
* 2004/0252,916 Zippered bag having a pair of fastener strips 2 2003
7797802 Actuating member for a closure assembly and method 6 2007
8245364 Closure mechanism having internal projections to decrease slider pull-off 1 2009
* 9516927 Hinged slider for a closure assembly 0 2015
* 2015/0367,996 HINGED SLIDER FOR A CLOSURE ASSEMBLY 0 2015
 
The Glad Products Company (13)
7213303 Closure device 7 1999
6928702 Closure device 4 1999
6895641 Closure device 6 1999
* 7269883 Closure device 4 2001
* 6575628 Closure device 11 2001
6571430 Closure device 26 2001
6581249 Closure device 18 2001
6883210 Closure device 13 2001
6611997 Closure device 8 2001
6874205 Closure device 12 2001
6691375 Closure device and method of assembly 6 2001
6594868 Closure device 6 2001
6728997 Closure device 6 2002
 
REYNOLDS PRESTO PRODUCTS INC. (44)
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6286189 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 82 1999
6286999 Tamper-evident reclosable bag 99 1999
6293701 Resealable closure mechanism having slider device and methods 63 1999
6071011 Fill-through-the-top package 69 1999
6306071 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device with flexible sidewalls 18 1999
6148588 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 72 1999
6427421 Method of manufacturing recloseable packages 53 2000
6409384 Zipper slider with grab tab 35 2000
6402375 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device 25 2000
6347437 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 40 2001
6439770 Reclosable bags having a tamper-evident retaining member extending through a slider 41 2001
6419391 Reclosable bags having a tamper evident stepped member 26 2001
6663283 Reclosable bags having a tamper-evident member extending over a zipper proximate to a slider 24 2001
6460238 Plastic bag slider and end termination installation assembly and method 3 2001
6575625 Reclosable bags having a removable member encapsulating a slider 18 2001
6524002 Slider device, packages, and methods 43 2001
6712509 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 32 2002
6780146 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 23 2002
7008106 Reclosable bag having tamper-evident member removable from the bag along a line of weakness located below the bag zipper 8 2002
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7159282 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 4 2003
7040808 Reclosable bags with tamper evident features and methods of making the same 7 2003
RE39505 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 16 2003
RE44934 Zipper and zipper arrangements and methods of manufacturing the same 0 2003
7200911 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2004
* 2005/0022,352 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 1 2004
7228608 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2004
* 2005/0020,424 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 1 2004
7316641 Reclosable bags with tamper evident features and methods of making the same 3 2006
RE40284 Methods of making and filling a fill-through-the-top package 11 2006
* 7946004 Reclosable fastener with slider for high-pressure processing 0 2006
* 2007/0193,000 Reclosable Fastener With Slider For High-Pressure Processing 1 2006
7377015 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 6 2006
7506488 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2007
* 2007/0199,280 Methods for applying sliders to reclosable plastic bags 2 2007
7827765 Method for forming a slider reclosure segment 0 2007
* 2008/0098,693 Method for forming a slider reclosure segment 1 2007
7665192 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 4 2008
* 2008/0172,842 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 2 2008
* 2009/0142,008 Method for forming a bag 1 2009
7904996 Reclosable fasteners or zippers for use with polymeric bags 4 2009
 
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7574780 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2005
7451530 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 3 2005
* 2006/0107,500 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 2 2005
* 2006/0037,180 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 3 2005
 
TOPS PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6248050 Method of making a hanging file folder and the folder made thereby 8 1999
 
PACTIV CORPORATION (3)
6292986 Assembly and accumulation of sliders for profiled zippers 74 1999
6279298 Fill-through-the-top package and method and apparatus for making the same 64 1999
6526632 Reclosable fastener with slider 26 2000
 
GLAB PRODUCTS COMPANY, THE (1)
6612002 Closure device 11 2001
 
TENNECO PLASTICS COMPANY (3)
* 5301395 Plastic reclosable fastener with structure for restraining slider in closed position and for facilitating reopening fastener 133 1993
* 5431760 Zipper slider insertion through split track 124 1994
* 5448808 Foldable zipper slider with improved compression-type latch 84 1994
 
TENNECO PACKAGING INC. (10)
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REYNOLDS METALS COMPANY (1)
* 2004/0016,090 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device and methods 0 2003
 
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC (8)
D471088 Flexible package with shrouded slide fastener closure having circular opening 9 2001
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6688079 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 12 2001
6688080 Method for manufacturing flexible packages having slide closures 21 2001
8122687 Method of making flexible packages having slide closures 4 2003
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ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (36)
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6209287 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 51 1999
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6499272 Method for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 39 2001
6363692 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 42 2001
6438926 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 20 2001
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6925779 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 9 2002
7254873 Scored tamper evident fastener tape 22 2002
6962034 Apparatus for flexible recloseable containers 2 2002
* 2003/0074,861 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2002
7313846 Sliders for reclosable containers 3 2002
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7383675 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2002
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6918230 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 4 2002
6907713 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2002
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7540662 Flexible package including a docking station formed from a plurality of closely spaced slits 6 2003
* 2004/0074,058 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 3 2003
6979289 Insertion apparatus for attaching sliders onto zipper bags and film 4 2003
7251864 Two piece and assembleable slider for application to resealable portions associated with a plastic bag 3 2004
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7320662 Method for manufacturing a flexible recloseable container 2 2004
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8127517 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 1 2005
7552573 Method for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 4 2005
* 2006/0112,664 Method and apparatus for placing a product in a flexible recloseable container 0 2005
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* 2011/0308,050 SLIDER FOR WATER-RESISTANT ZIPPERS 1 2010
 
COM-PAC INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
* 2011/0235,951 RECLOSABLE BAG WITH TEAR OPEN FEATURE 0 2009
 
ASF VERWALTUNGS GMBH (1)
* 6490769 Slider for a closing band, advantageously of plastic 18 2001
 
CTA COMMERCIAL SYSTEMS, INC., A VIRGINIA CORPORATION (1)
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REYNOLDS CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (19)
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6247844 Resealable slider closure mechanism with separate plow 13 1998
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6461042 Resealable closure mechanism having a slider device 48 2000
6450686 Resealable package having a reinforced slider device 24 2000
6611996 Slider for reclosable fastener 41 2001
6713152 Fins and profiles for plastic bags 49 2001
6821589 Fasteners with fin portions 16 2002
6846544 Profiled extruded slider devices and methods 6 2002
D531896 Slider for reclosable fastener 2 2003
* 7263748 Slider for reclosable fastener 11 2004
* 2005/0115,033 Slider for reclosable fastener 1 2004
* 7549954 Slider for reclosable fastener 3 2007
* 2007/0289,109 Slider For Reclosable Fastener 1 2007
8434943 End termination for reclosable fastener, and method of making same 1 2008
* 2009/0044,384 END TERMINATION FOR RECLOSABLE FASTENER, AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME 0 2008
8087826 Slider track with improved seal strength 4 2011
 
WEBSTER INDUSTRIES DIVISION (1)
6439771 Zippered resealable closure 23 2000
 
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. (8)
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* 2008/0271,298 DEVICE FOR CREATING A SEAL BETWEEN FABRICS AND/OR OTHER MATERIALS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 3 2008
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7703184 Device for creating a seal between fabrics or other materials 1 2008
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TENNECO PACKAGING SPECIALTY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS INC. (2)
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Reynolds Presto Products LLC (1)
8752356 Method for forming a bag 0 2009
* Cited By Examiner