US 9,809,349 B2
Convertible package assembly and display system
Richard J. Gessler, Jr., Stillwater, MN (US); and Kevin Weiss, Stillwater, MN (US)
Assigned to Delkor Systems, Inc., St. Paul, MN (US)
Filed by Richard J. Gessler, Jr., Stillwater, MN (US); and Kevin Weiss, Stillwater, MN (US)
Filed on Dec. 15, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/379,678.
Application 15/379,678 is a continuation of application No. 14/862,755, filed on Sep. 23, 2015, granted, now 9,555,919.
Application 14/862,755 is a continuation of application No. 14/255,320, filed on Apr. 17, 2014, granted, now 9,187,207, issued on Nov. 17, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/869,117, filed on Aug. 23, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2017/0096252 A1, Apr. 6, 2017
Int. Cl. B65D 5/52 (2006.01); B65D 5/54 (2006.01); B65D 5/42 (2006.01); B65D 5/468 (2006.01); B65D 5/02 (2006.01); B31B 1/26 (2006.01); B31B 3/26 (2006.01)
CPC B65D 5/5445 (2013.01) [B31B 1/26 (2013.01); B31B 3/26 (2013.01); B65D 5/02 (2013.01); B65D 5/4266 (2013.01); B65D 5/4608 (2013.01); B65D 5/52 (2013.01); B31B 2201/26 (2013.01); B31B 2203/066 (2013.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A package assembly comprising:
a case formed from a single piece of packaging material with a single tear line, the case having a shipping configuration and a display configuration;
the single piece of packaging material comprising twelve polygonal sections folded to form the case, the twelve polygonal sections including ten quadrilateral sections and two pentagonal sections, three of the twelve polygonal sections divided by the tear line into six partial sections, the top portion of the case comprising six full sections and three of the six partial sections, and the bottom portion of the case comprising three full sections and the other three of the six partial sections;
the case in the shipping configuration having a top portion and a bottom portion enclosing a space for product containers;
the case in the display configuration having a bottom portion for displaying product containers and no front panel portion,
wherein the case is convertible from the shipping configuration to the display configuration by separating the top portion from the bottom portion along the single tear line.