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This article is about Acme Markets, a division of Albertsons. For the Ohio-based chain, see Acme Fresh Market.ACME Markets Inc. is a supermarket chain in the Delaware Valley metropolitan area in the United States. ACME is owned by Boise, Idaho-based corporation Albertsons. ACME has its headquarters in East Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, near Malvern, a Philadelphia suburb.ACME began in 1891, when Irish immigrants Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford set up shop in South Philadelphia. The company operates 108 supermarkets under the Acme name in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Acme most recently closed two stores in New Britain and Warminster Pennsylvania in November 2014.As of 2011, ACME is the second-largest retailer of food in Greater Philadelphia behind ShopRite. Wikipedia.


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Acme | Date: 2016-12-02

The present invention relates generally to a furniture support structure that can be used, for example, on beds, desks, tables, chairs, and other furniture. In some embodiments, a furniture support structure comprises a hollow elongated metal tube having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is crimped and comprises a hollow circular cross-section and wherein at least a portion of the inner surface of the hollow circular cross-sectional portion of the first end is threaded. Some embodiments of the present invention also relate to devices for adjusting the height of a furniture item.


An orthodontic appliance, includes a crimpable tubular shaped portion having at least three walls selected from the group consisting of a lingual wall, a buccal or labial wall, an occlusal wall and a gingival wall, the at least three walls defining and opening configured to receive an archwire therethrough in a mesial-distal direction. The appliance includes at least one wing joined to the tubular shaped portion, the at least one wing extending longitudinally in the mesial-distal direction. A slot is provided in the at least one wing open to an end of the wing in the mesial or distal direction and having a depth in the mesial distal direction and a height in a gingival-occlusal direction configured to receive a ligature wire or elastic.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2016-08-23

A multi-functional holster is especially adapted for receiving a pair of childs scissors. The holster is preferably in the form of a rigid or semi-rigid housing having a front and a flange-like periphery defining a scissor opening. A chute is mounted to said housing for receiving the blades of a pair of scissors inserted into the scissor opening. A pencil sharpener is mounted to the housing and interiorly disposed to be accessible through an access opening through the flange-like periphery. The scissors are retained in said housing by at least one magnet and at least one retention tab. The front of the housing may be generally shaped in the form of an apple or a whale and be suitably decorated to appeal to a child.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2015-06-24

A jaw spreader device is adapted to spread apart the jaws of a fish to facilitate removal of a hook or lure from the fish. The device has a spring biased tong-like configuration wherein in the normal configuration; the distal ends are spread apart. A lock mechanism locks the device in a compact locked position to facilitate insertion between the fish jaws into the mouth of the fish. The working ends of the each tong includes a flattened blade, an arcuate bend and a transverse spreader bar. Upon insertion of the device into the jaws/mouth of the fish release of the lock mechanism, the jaws are forced apart and biased to provide a stable enlarged opening. The spreading device may then be manually compressed to facilitate withdrawal from the fish.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2015-06-16

A pair of scissors comprises a pair of molded handle components which receive a blade and are joined at a pivot. One of the components has a thumb bow which forms a thumb opening and also defines a transition opening between the thumb opening and the pivot. The second component comprises a finger bow which forms a finger opening and also defines a transition opening between the finger bow and the pivot. The molded components are manufactured by injecting ABS or other molded material through an injection gate which is adjacent a reduced neck portion and a connecting strut which integrally connects the neck portion with the bow portion and partially defines a transition opening.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2016-07-15

A compositing apparatus is provided that has, in certain implementations, electronic circuitry for combining visual content for an electronic game of chance. The compositing apparatus may receive wagering display information from a wagering engine that controls wagering aspects of the game and entertainment display information from an entertainment engine that controls non-wagering aspects of the game. The compositing apparatus may combine the wagering and entertainment display information for presentation to a player on a display. In certain implementations, the compositing apparatus also enables the wagering engine to control the output of display information on the display.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2016-02-01

A seismic expansion joint cover assembly installed at an expansion gap between a first structural member on one side of a gap and a second structural member on the opposite side of the gap including a cover panel bridging the gap having at least one connector joining one edge of the cover panel to the first structural component to allow movement of the cover panel. The expansion joint cover assembly includes at least one slide support, which attaches to the second structural member, and which includes a track having a lift component located on the track to lift the cover panel. The expansion joint cover assembly also includes a rider assembly for engaging with the track of the slide support. One or more spring assemblies are attached to the second structural member and the cover panel. The expansion joint cover assembly is mechanically latched when the system is in the normal service position, but has the capability of becoming unlatched in response to large displacements.


An automatic, multi-functional pencil sharpener includes a pencil sharpening mechanism and a power docking station to provide power to charge an auxiliary electronic device, such as an electronic tablet or a mobile phone. An electrical power unit distributes electricity to the externally accessible docking station and the pencil sharpening mechanism. Power from an external power source is supplied to the electrical unit. The docking station may include multiple USB charging ports.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2016-04-01

A compact cutter employs a ceramic blade. The ceramic blade may be fixed or retractable and configured to easily cut paper or other thin material without readily cutting or injuring the user. A paper cutter employs a blade that can be easily replaced without the need for auxiliary tools.


Patent
Acme | Date: 2015-04-17

The present invention relates generally to a furniture support structure that can be used, for example, on beds, desks, tables, chairs, and other furniture. In some embodiments, a furniture support structure comprises a hollow elongated metal tube having a first end and a second end, wherein the first end is crimped and comprises a hollow circular cross-section and wherein at least a portion of the inner surface of the hollow circular cross-sectional portion of the first end is threaded. Some embodiments of the present invention also relate to devices for adjusting the height of a furniture item.

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