US 9,809,346 B2
Folding carton with retractable panel
John Valencia, Johns Creek, GA (US)
Assigned to WestRock Shared Services, LLC, Norcross, GA (US)
Filed by WestRock Shared Services, LLC, Norcross, GA (US)
Filed on Mar. 15, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/832,716.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/637,494, filed on Apr. 24, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2013/0277420 A1, Oct. 24, 2013
Int. Cl. B65D 5/42 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 5/42 (2013.01) [B65D 5/427 (2013.01); B65D 5/4208 (2013.01); B65D 5/4237 (2013.01)] 7 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A foldable carton with a retractable panel, comprising:
a carton blank that is cut and scored prior to being folded to form the carton, the carton blank comprising:
a retractable panel component comprising a printable panel with shoulder tabs;
a securement flap foldably connected to a back panel along a fold line, with an opening formed along the fold line between the securement flap and the back panel, the opening configured to receive the retractable panel in use, wherein when folded, the securement flap folds over the back panel to provide a housing into which the retractable panel is positioned in use;
a face panel foldably connected to the back panel, wherein when folded, the face panel folds over the back panel in order to provide a hanging tab, such that a first hanging feature on the back panel aligns with a second hanging feature on the face panel;
a carton top panel foldably connected to the face panel;
a carton front panel foldably connected to the carton top panel;
a carton base panel foldably connected to the carton front panel;
a glue flap panel foldably connected to the carton base panel, wherein the retractable panel extends from a lower portion of the back panel in use; and
wherein the retractable panel is removeably connected to the securement flap.