Patent Number: 8,875,984

Title: Knock-down packaging apparatus

Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a packaging apparatus foldable between an expanded configuration and a collapsed configuration. The packaging apparatus includes a clam-shell style box including a main section and a cover section. The main section and the cover section are connected by a rear hinge panel. The main section includes a bottom panel, a left panel, a right panel and a front panel interconnected by fold lines. The cover section includes a top panel, a left panel, a right panel and a front panel interconnected by fold lines. The rear hinge panel is connected to the bottom panel at a lower fold line and is connected to the top panel at an upper fold line. Flaps of the front panel are adhesively bonded to the left and right panels. Angled perforations allow portions of the front panel to be folded down with the left and right panels when the box is moved to the collapsed configuration.

Inventors: Leidal; Greg (Albert Lea, MN)

Assignee: Minnesota Corrugated Box, Inc.

International Classification: B65D 5/496 (20060101); B65D 25/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00