United States Patent 7,000,367

7,000,367 Vacuum packaging machine and system for controlling the same Issued:  February 21, 2006 Inventors:  Sung; Yi-Je (Incheon-si, 403-762, KR) Abstract:  The present invention relates to a vacuum packaging machine for vacuum sealing by putting food into a vacuum packaging bag, removing air from the vacuum packaging bag, and sealing an open portion of the…

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United States Patent 5,763,831

5,763,831 Universal cover plate, cover plate assembly, and related methods Reissued:  March 1, 2005 Assignee:  TayMac Corporation (Tempe, AZ) Inventors:  Shotey; Michael (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ), McConnaughy; Mike (Glendale, AZ) Abstract:  A method and apparatus for converting a universal cover plate for an electrical outlet to any desired specific cover plate. The…

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United States Patent 6,988,695

6,988,695 Adjustable and collapsible display stand Issued:  January 24, 2006 Inventors:  Burris; Jeff (Mesa, AZ) Abstract:  An adjustable and collapsible display stand provides improved adaptability to uneven surfaces. Adjustable, flexible connections between strut braces and adjoining struts and a vertical support member allow a user to adjust the angle, load, support and position of the…

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United States Patent 6,987,225

6,987,225 Convertible electrical device cover and method for installing same Issued:  January 17, 2006 Inventors:  Shotey; Michael J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Shotey; Marcus J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ) Abstract:  A convertible electrical device cover including a base plate and an adapter plate that are both configured to accommodate an electrical device. When the…

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United States Patent 6,977,342

6,977,342 Receptacle-mounted cover plate to hide electrical socket face Issued:  December 20, 2005 Inventores:  Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ), Shotey; Marcus J. (Scottsdale, AZ) Abstract:  An easily-installed cover plate for hiding the face of sockets by covering an electrical outlet, including the face of the sockets. The cover plate is mounted over the receptacle and…

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United States Patent 6,964,075

6,964,075 Carpet trimmer and tucker Issued: November 15, 2005 Assignee:  Quick Tuck, LLC (Mesa, AZ) Inventors:  Iannacone, Jr.; Charles P. (Gilbert, AZ) Abstract:  A bi-directional carpet trimmer and tucker tool has recesses receiving blades in a generally horizontal or slightly angled orientation. The blades and recesses have structure to inhibit rotational and translational movement of…

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United States Patent 6,960,721

6,960,721 Convertible electrical device cover having removable tabs with offset grooves Issued:  November 1, 2005 Inventors:  Shotey; Michael J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Shotey; Marcus J. (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar W. (Mesa, AZ) Abstract:  A convertible electrical device cover including a base plate and an adapter plate that are both configured to accommodate an electrical device. When…

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United States Patent 6,956,169

6,956,169 Flush-mount in-use cover for electrical outlet Issued:  October 18, 2005 Assignee:  Taymac Corporation (Gilbert, AZ) Inventors:  Shotey; Michael (Scottsdale, AZ), Shotey; Marcus (Scottsdale, AZ), Maltby; Edgar (Mesa, AZ), Kinnard; John (Queen Creek, AZ) Abstract:  A simplified installation design for an in-use cover for an electrical outlet includes conical mounting screw holes in the outlet…

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United States Patent 6,938,292

6,938,292 Carpet Trimmer and Tucker Issued: September 6, 2005 Assignee: Quick Tuck, LLC (Mesa, AZ) Inventors:  Iannacone, Jr.; Charles P. (Gilbert, AZ) Abstract:  The invention is a bi-directional carpet trimmers and tucker. The trimmers may be adjusted or sized to trim the carpet edge to the correct length for tucking. At least two trimmers are…

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United States Patent 6,933,481

6,933,481 Customer-Engaging Food Merchandising Module Issued: August 23, 2005 Inventors: Greenburg; Mark (Paradise Valley, AZ) Abstact:  An apparatus and method are disclosed for penetrating convenience store food markets with a customer-engaging food merchandising module. The customer-engaging food merchandising module comprises three units: a food storage and display unit attached to a food preparation and display…

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