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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 198, Conveyors: Power-Driven

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 44 37 28 45 28 182
KRONES AG 11 12 18 15 19 75
LAITRAM, L.L.C. 9 12 12 13 19 65
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 7 10 9 8 7 41
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 6 8 5 7 32
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 8 3 4 6 4 25
DAIFUKU CO., LTD. 7 2 3 5 5 22
MARTIN ENGINEERING COMPANY 7 7 3 4 1 22
FERAG AG 4 4 4 3 6 21
INVENTIO AG 3 3 5 3 7 21
KHS GMBH 0 1 5 5 10 21
DEMATIC CORP. 5 3 2 5 4 19
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 1 0 3 7 7 18
HABASIT AG 8 3 2 1 3 17
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 4 3 3 5 16
THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR INNOVATION CENTER, S.A. 2 4 2 5 2 15
KONE CORPORATION 3 3 2 3 3 14
F. L. SMIDTH & CO. A/S 0 3 4 4 1 12
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 2 0 5 3 2 12
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 1 2 2 6 1 12
XEROX CORPORATION 1 0 2 4 5 12
ASHWORTH BROTHERS, INC. 1 2 0 1 7 11
DEERE + COMPANY 1 2 4 1 3 11
HIRATA CORPORATION 1 2 2 4 2 11
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. 3 2 2 1 3 11
FLEXIBLE STEEL LACING COMPANY 1 2 2 2 3 10
INTERROLL HOLDING AG 0 1 1 3 5 10
JOY MM DELAWARE, INC. 0 1 2 2 5 10
REXNORD FLATTOP EUROPE B.V. 2 4 0 4 0 10
SPECIALTY CONVEYOR B.V. 1 2 3 0 4 10
TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO. 2 3 1 1 3 10
VEYANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 3 2 0 2 10
WRH WALTER REIST HOLDING AG 1 4 4 1 0 10
CATERPILLAR GLOBAL MINING EUROPE GMBH 0 0 0 3 6 9
FLEXLINK COMPONENTS AB 1 0 1 3 4 9
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 2 1 0 4 9
MARCHESINI GROUP S.P.A. 3 3 0 2 1 9
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 0 1 1 3 4 9
POWERMAG, LLC 0 0 0 6 3 9
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 2 0 1 3 9
SPAN TECH LLC 3 1 1 3 1 9
CATERPILLAR INC. 1 1 1 1 4 8
F. R. DRAKE COMPANY 1 1 2 3 1 8
INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO MACHINERY SP. ZO.O. 0 0 2 4 2 8
NEOPOST TECHNOLOGIES 0 1 2 3 2 8
UHLMANN PAC-SYSTEME GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 0 6 1 8
AMMERAAL BELTECH MODULAR A/S 0 2 0 3 2 7
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 2 1 1 0 3 7
ASGCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 1 3 2 1 7
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 2 1 3 0 7
GRENZEBACH MASCHINENBAU GMBH 0 0 2 4 1 7
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 3 1 0 1 2 7
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
INTELLIGRATED HEADQUARTERS LLC 1 0 2 1 2 6
ISHIDA CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 2 6
ITOH DENKI CO., LTD. 0 2 2 0 2 6
MAREL MEAT PROCESSING INC. 0 1 1 2 2 6
THERMODRIVE LLC 3 2 0 1 0 6
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 3 6
ATS AUTOMATION TOOLING SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 2 0 2 0 1 5
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 0 0 3 5
CNH AMERICA LLC 1 0 0 3 1 5
DORNER MFG. CORP. 2 2 0 0 1 5
DOUGLAS MACHINE, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
EISENMANN AG 0 0 1 3 1 5
FAMECCANICA.DATA S.P.A. 1 1 1 1 1 5
FOODMATE B.V. 0 0 1 1 3 5
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 0 2 1 0 5
GOSS INTERNATIONAL AMERICAS, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
HALLCO INDUSTRIES INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
JOSEPH VOGELE AG 0 0 1 0 4 5
KEITH MANUFACTURING CO. 2 2 0 1 0 5
MANTISSA CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 3 5
MULTIVAC SEPP HAGGENMULLER GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 1 4 5
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
MURATEC AUTOMATION CO., LTD. 1 1 2 1 0 5
OKIDATA CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 2 5
PTERIS GLOBAL LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
RAMSEY PRODUCTS CORPORATION 1 0 1 3 0 5
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
SOLYSTIC 0 2 1 1 1 5
SSI SCHAEFER PEEM GMBH 2 2 0 0 1 5
SUPERIOR INDUSTRIES, LLC 2 2 0 1 0 5
UNIQUE METAL DESIGNS, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
WEBER MASCHINENBAU GMBH CO. KG 1 0 1 0 3 5



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