Method and apparatus for making a structurally resilient package

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9840346
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14528692

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A method and apparatus for making a structurally resilient package with a desired shape on a vertical form, fill, and seal machine. The method comprises sealing a film to form a back seal; forming a first end seal to form a partially formed first package; flattening a first side of the partially formed first package to form a flat first side; filling the partially formed first package with product; forming a second end seal on the partially formed first package to form a first package from the partially formed first package; flattening the second side of the first package to form a flat second side, wherein the flattening the first side and the flattening the second side occur on a first machine.

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DOUGLAS MACHINE INC3404 IOWA STREET ALEXANDRIA MN 56308

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Bierschenk, Patrick Joseph Dallas, US 20 276
Brenkus, Frank Mathew McKinney, US 9 48
Gust, Ronald M Miltona, US 7 10
Tucker, Steven Kenneth Dallas, US 41 643

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