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1. (WO2017039765) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ORIENTING A BEVERAGE CONTAINER END CLOSURE AND APPLYING INDICIA IN A PREDETERMINED LOCATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/039765    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/032736
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue May 17 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: B65G 47/24
B41F 17/28
B21D 51/04
B21D 51/44
B65G 47/244
B65G 47/248
Applicants: BALL CORPORATION
Inventors: ELLEFSON, Dean, C.
ARCHER, Edward, D.
CONINGSBY, Gregg
Title: APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ORIENTING A BEVERAGE CONTAINER END CLOSURE AND APPLYING INDICIA IN A PREDETERMINED LOCATION
Abstract:
An apparatus and method of orienting and decorating container end closures is provided. More specifically, the present invention relates to apparatus and methods used to position container end closures in a predetermined orientation and then decorate a predetermined portion of the end closures.