Our Patents

Within the Sidel Group Intellectual property represents a significant component in its global business strategy. We continually invest in research and development and secure intellectual property assets that align with our strategic goals.

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This webpage provides the following list in compliance with the virtual patent marking provisions of the America Invents Act in the United States and codified as 35 U.S.C. § 287­(a) to provide notice to the public of the patents that are listed below.

Patent applications may be pending and/or published, and patents may have issued in the United States and elsewhere which are not identified on this list.  

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US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
7.838.071 Method for producing a polymer coating inside hollow plastic articles B0401-US-PCT
7.938.639 Installation for the manufacture of containers comprising a secure enclosure provided with a system for the insufflation of filtered air B0430-US-PCT
8.257.073 Oven for the thermal conditioning of preforms, comprising a ventilation plenum B0412-US-PCT
8.303.290 Method and installation for the production of containers B0421-US-PCT
8.382.904 Gas feed installation for machines depositing a barrier layer on containers B0527-US-PCT
8.470.240 Method and device for sterilizing preforms B0608-US-NP
8.532.814 Method for producing a vessel from a preform with feedback depending on the expansion end point of the preform B0714-US-NP
8.546.277 Heating plastics via infrared radiation B0650-US-PCT
8.591.215 Machine for manufacturing containers, including a system for providing assistance when changing moulds B0526-US-PCT
8.721.940 Method for producing a vessel form a preform with feedback depending on the preform development point B0839-US-NP
8.758.001 Method for changing a mould B0657-US-NP
8.770.961 Molding device provided with a controlled means for clampingly attaching a half-mold by means of slidable attachment bolts B0912-US-NP
8.807.981 Automated system for changing a mold of a molding unit with which a machine for manufacturing containers is provided B0951-US-PCT
8.991.588 Chain conveyor changeable between a stretched configuration and a compact configuration B0903-US-PCT
9.114.560 Blowing device comprising a nozzle and a supply duct forming an obtuse angle B0746-US-PCT
9.121.502 Double-sealing device for a machine for the plasma treatment of containers B0935-US-PCT
9.248.602 Method for changing a mold B0934-US-PCT
9.259.875 Method for controlling the bell of a blowing nozzle B1104-US-PCT
9.610.725 Method and machine for manufacturing containers allowing a modification of heating rate B1114-US-PCT
9.649.806 Device for gripping a container comprising a nose, wherein expansion jaws are held circumferentially in position B0654-US-PCT
9.676.158 Method for manufacturing a container from a preform, with feedback depending on a minimum pressure detected B0654-US-PCT
9.757.878 Method for heating a container blank, the temperature of the outer wall of which is low, and unit for heating blanks B1132-US-PCT
9.944.009 Method for manufacturing a container from a blank, including feedback in accordance with an actual pressure at the end of the pre-blowing step B1224-US-PCT
10.351.352 Method for aligning and righting preforms by means of centrifugation, and associated device B0936-US-PCT
10.369.588 Installation for producing containers having a wheel for bypassing a coating station B0912-US-DIV
10.406.741 Method for manufacturing containers from preforms, allowing a systematic check on the conformity of the preforms B1041-US-PCT
10.434.698 Method for blow-moulding containers, and machine for said method B1223-US-PCT
10.576.664 Method for controlling a materials handling installation with securing of means of access for maintenance B1138-US-PCT
10.836.095 Dehydration circuit for an electromagnetic processing unit of hollow bodies B1225-US-PCT
10.875.718 Method and device for adjusting a preform conveyor PMB14042-US-PCT
10.960.596 Facililty and method for production of containers, making possible production immediately upon start-up PMB14003-US-PCT
10.974.437 Method for unblocking the movement of hollow bodies in a chute conveyor PMB14013-US-PCT
11.110.644 Method and device for manufacturing containers from preforms, with detection of defective opening of electrovalves PMB15010-US-PCT
11.147.894 Device for transporting a hollow body, installation provided with such devices, and method for conveying a hollow body attached to such a device PMB13030-US-PCT
11.173.646 Method for assisting in the programming of an electronic control unit of a forming station PMB16022-US-NP
11.285.653 Method for positioning heat-screening ramps in a preform heating station PMB15009-US-PCT
11.292.179 Means of sterilizing the stretching means of a container molding device and container manufacturing installation PMB14024-US-PCT
11.618.203 Method for manufacturing plastic containers by blow molding B1243-US-PCT
11.738.497 Device for feeding preforms having variable-position guide elements PMB16026-US-NP
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
8.522.959 Cap transfer unit having a movable cap pusher B0803
8.701.720 Unit for filling containers, comprising an insulator, especially for a production installation MPI13016
8.945.477 Apparatus and method for sterilizing container closures PMI13026
9.695.028 Filling unit and method for filling an article with pourable product PMI14015US
9.914.628 Unit for carrying out an operation on a container fillable with a pourable product PMI14033
10.518.918 Apparatus and method for sterilizing receptacle closures PMI15017
10.519.018 Receptacle handling apparatus for filling and capping receptacles PMI16002
11.685.640 Filling machine configured to fill containers with a pourable product and method PMI16003
11.760.616 Capping machine for applying capsules on respective containers in aseptic or ultraclean conditions PMI15014
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
9.499.364 A method of handling a web-like labelling material in an automated labelling process, labelling machine vacuum drum and labelling machine I200902
9.873.536 Container handling machine and method (double movement) PMI201009
9.815.080 Gluing system for applying glue on bottle labels PMI14028
9.828.130 Container handling machine and method PMI13014
9.873.536 Container handling machine and method PMI14023
11.518.568 Labelling machine and method for applying labels PMI14007
Conveying & Feeding Systems
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
8.573.380 Article accumulation table for a conveyor installation B0927
8.770.392 Width-adjusting device for conveyor corridor(s) B1019
9.505.562 Device and method for accumulating and transferring B1247
10.259.662 Device and method for the reliable delivery of shaped stopper elements PMG14019
10.343.852 Device and method for delivering oriented elements PMG14010
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
9.067.741 Unit and method for forming a layer of batches of groups of articles PMG14009
9.376.265 Unit and method for forming a layer of batches of groups of articles PMG14015
9.624.038 Device and method for depalletization 1
9.676.568 Device for transferring pre-formed layers of objects to the top of a pallet 2
9.908.721 Palletizer, palletizing method, and transfer of a layer of objects by palletizer from a conveyor to a layer depositing tool 3
10.196.219 Detection device and method for a layer transfer device 4
11.498.782 Robotized palletization 5
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
8.011.919 Mould base for moulds that are used to produce thermoplastic containers and moulding device including at least one mould provided with one such base B0724
8.226.402 Mould for making thermoplastic containers and blow moulding or stretch-blow moulding equipment including such mould B0929
8.272.863 Mould bottom and device for producing thermoplastic container 6
8.348.658 Container manufacturing system comprising a mould and a fluid connection fitting 7
8.424.709 Bottom of a mould for producing thermoplastic containers, and container produced 7
8.485.342 Method for grouping vials, bottles or same 8
8.678.213 Container in which the base is provided with a double-seated flexible arch 9
8.875.921 Light container with reinforced bottom 10
8.950.611 Container including a base provided with a deformable membrane 11
9.044.883 Method for making containers comprising an intermediate depressurising operation 12
9.132.970 Method for grouping products together with a view to case packing same 13
9.284.092 Container having a bottom with a corrugated internal seat portion 14
9.302.840 Container having deformable flanks 15
9.415.891 Container having a bottom provided with a stepped arch 16
9.428.296 Strengthened petaloid base of a container 16
9.598.201 Container comprising an arched base having a star-shaped cross-section 17
9.676.140 Method for manufacturing containers, including an anticipated boxing operation 17
9.688.013 Method for the stretch-blowing of a container, comprising a retraction of the stretch rod during a boxing operation 18
9.745.095 Container provided with a mini petaloid bottom with transverse corrugations 19
9.757.891 Mold for blow molding a hot-fill container with increased stretch ratios 19
9.758.271 Container having an arched bottom provided with a double indentation 20
9.809.338 Device and method for loading a storage area 21
9.969.118 Method for producing containers, comprising a delayed boxing operation 22
10.053.276 Container provided with a curved invertible diaphragm 23
10.196.168 Container comprising a bottom equipped with a recessed arch 25
10.202.221 Combined petaloid base of a container 26
10.246.210 Container having a petaloid base and groove 27
10.252.459 Mould element for forming a container, provided with decompression vents in the form of slots 28
10.259.696 Machine and method for processing filled containers having an invertible diaphragm 29
10.322.539 Molding unit for blow molding containers, equipped with a guiding wear ring 30
10.343.327 Measurement of the boxing travel by the drawing function, in a facility for producing containers 31
10.343.832 Container provided with a convex invertible diaphragm 32
10.471.643 Mold fitted with an interchangeable counter stretch molding rod 33
10.472.119 Container made from thermoplastic material having a petaloid bottom with increased blowability 34
10.493.686 Oven for the thermal conditioning of preforms and control method of an air cooling device fitted to such an oven 35
10.501.221 Extraction device and method 36
10.661.937 Container provided with a curved invertible diaphragm 38
10.717.560 Container comprising an arched base having stiffening bosses distributed in interlaced annular bands 39
11.008.129 Petaloid base with broken valley 40
11.090.854 Method and moulding unit for producing containers with long boxing travel 41
11.123.914 Method for manufacturing a container including boxing timed with blowing 43
11.390.414 Container with a petaloid base 44
11.505.353 Method for inverting the base of a plastic container, device for implementing same and use of the device 45
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
8.281.710 Tunnel pasteuriser I200705
US Pat. No. Title Sidel Matter No.
10.908.600 Method and device for managing the temperature of a module of a production line B1044
11.235.918 Operation of a retraction device of an automatic bundler 46
11.332.336 Feed for plastic-wrapping 46
11.407.546 Design for heating wrapped batches o fproducts and installation for packaging by film wrapping batches of products 47
11.548.738 Device and method for transferring products 49
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