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1. (WO1997016075) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRINTING ON CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS
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Pub. No.: WO/1997/016075 International Application No.: PCT/US1996/017461
Publication Date: 09.05.1997 International Filing Date: 28.10.1996
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 30.05.1997
IPC:
A23G 3/02 (2006.01) ,A23G 3/20 (2006.01) ,A23G 3/28 (2006.01) ,A23G 4/00 (2006.01) ,A23G 4/02 (2006.01) ,B41F 17/26 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
02
Apparatus specially adapted for manufacture or treatment of sweetmeats or confectionery; Accessories therefor
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
02
Apparatus specially adapted for manufacture or treatment of sweetmeats or confectionery; Accessories therefor
20
Apparatus for coating or filling sweetmeats or confectionery
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3
Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
02
Apparatus specially adapted for manufacture or treatment of sweetmeats or confectionery; Accessories therefor
28
Apparatus for decorating sweetmeats or confectionery
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
4
Chewing gum
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
23
FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
G
COCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
4
Chewing gum
02
Apparatus specially adapted for manufacture or treatment of chewing gum
B PERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
41
PRINTING; LINING MACHINES; TYPEWRITERS; STAMPS
F
PRINTING MACHINES OR PRESSES
17
Printing apparatus or machines of special types or for particular purposes, not otherwise provided for
24
for printing on flat surfaces of polyhedral articles
26
by rolling contact
Applicants:
WM. WRIGLEY JR. COMPANY [US/US]; 410 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60611, US (AllExceptUS)
REAM, Ronald, L. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
CORRIVEAU, Christine, L. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
O'KONSKI, S., Kristine [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
HASSLER, Donald, C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
MORMANN, Jeffery, C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
PARTIPILO, Nicholas [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
REAM, Ronald, L.; US
CORRIVEAU, Christine, L.; US
O'KONSKI, S., Kristine; US
HASSLER, Donald, C.; US
MORMANN, Jeffery, C.; US
PARTIPILO, Nicholas; US
Agent:
SHURTZ, Steven, P.; Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione NBC Tower Suite 3600 455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL 60611-5599, US
Priority Data:
08/548,29301.11.1995US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRINTING ON CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS
(FR) PROCEDE ET APPAREIL D'IMPRESSION SUR DES PRODUITS DE CONFISERIE
Abstract:
(EN) A method and apparatus are provided for printing indicia on confectionery products such as chewing gum (10). A mass of confectionery product is formed into a thin, flat sheet. The sheet may be divided into individual sheets for cooling. Next, the sheet or sheets of confectionery are passed through the printing machine to print indicia (119) thereon. Printed confectionery products and packages thereof are also provided.
(FR) L'invention porte sur un procédé et un appareil d'impression d'inscriptions sur des produits de confiserie tels que du chewing gum (10). Une masse de produit de confiserie ayant été formée en une feuille mince et plane, ladite feuille est divisée en feuilles séparées, puis soumise à un refroidissement. La ou les feuilles passent ensuite dans une imprimante qui y dépose des inscriptions (112). L'invention porte également sur lesdits produits imprimés et leur emballage.
Designated States: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, HU, IL, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
US6267997US20020114863AU1996076011