Patent Number: 8,795,579

Title: Localized shaping for container decoration

Abstract: A process for producing containers includes the steps of providing a container having a shaping region, the shaping region comprising a thermoplastic material; applying an ink to the shaping region; discretely heating the shaping region to a shaping temperature; and discretely shaping the shaping region to take a desired three dimensional shape. A system for producing containers having three dimensional decorations, and containers having three dimensional decorations, are also disclosed.

Inventors: Poo; Faustino (North Miami, FL)

Assignee: Altira, Inc.

International Classification: B29C 49/64 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018