Curt G. Joa issued US patent for 'method of producing a pants-type diaper'

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia , October 15, 2013 () – United States Patent no. 8,557,077, issued on Oct. 15, was assigned to Curt G. Joa Inc. (Sheboygan Falls, Wis.).

"Method of producing a pants-type diaper" was invented by Thomas R. Coose (Plymouth, Wis.), John A. McCabe (Sheboygan Falls, Wis.) and Peter J. Jenquin (Plymouth, Wis.).

According to the abstract* released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "A method for producing disposable undergarments is disclosed. The method generally comprises combining a first layer, comprising an elastic material sandwiched between layers of nonwoven material, and a second layer, comprising a backing material and a graphically printed applied patch of material layer."

The patent was filed on March 21, 2011, under Application No. 13/052,740.

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