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1. (WO2013121376) A LIDDED CONTAINER

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/121376    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2013/051216
Publication Date: Fri Aug 23 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 16 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B65D 1/46
B65D 21/036
Inventors: MITCHELL, Paul Bernard
A lidded container where the container has a base and at least one sidewall having an upper rim defining an open topped reservoir therebetween. The sidewall is capable of transferring a top load weight placed on top of the lidded container to the base. A lid can close the open topped reservoir and engage with the container at the upper rim. The lid is configured to be able to receive a like container in a stack formation. The lid and container are shaped and configured so that a primary zone or zones of weight transfer between the lid and the container occurs at a region or regions of the container where the sidewall is of a higher weight carrying capacity than other parts of the at least one side wall.