Patent Number: 6,308,492

Title: Process and apparatus for producing packs

Abstract: The invention relates to a process and an apparatus for producing packs, inparticular cigarette packs. A change in the type of pack makes itnecessary for the operators carefully to provide the correct packagingmaterial assigned to the new type of pack. In practice, this change ofmaterial often takes place incorrectly. The invention avoid errors whenthe type of pack is changed in that markings, which are assigned topackaging material of different designs and are provided on the packagingmaterial and/or the carrier thereof, in particular on a core of the reel,and/or the pack, are used to identify the packaging material and to checkit for correct assignment in relation to the type of pack which is to beproduced.

Inventors: Focke; Heinz (Verden, DE), Buse; Henry (Visselhovede, DE), Engel; Gisbert (Essel, DE)


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Expiration Date: 10/32013