Pallet Design System Adds New Languages
Sunday, March 4, 2018
Posted by: Annette Ferri
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE PALLET DESIGN SYSTEM™ ADDS NEW LANGUAGES, BECOMES THE INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PALLET DESIGN
Industry standard software now provides pallet specifications and analysis results in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
ALEXANDRIA VA, March 2, 2018 – The National Wooden Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) has released an updated version of the Pallet Design System™, PDS v.5.4©, that generates pallet specifications and analysis results in the following languages: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
Global demand for the most efficient, cost-effective, and safe pallet is drawing pallet manufacturers and pallet users to PDS, leading NWPCA to incorporate additional languages and further solidify PDS as the global standard for unit load pallet design. NWPCA President and CEO Brent McClendon states, “Adding new languages to PDS not only supports our rapid global expansion, but also provides a significant value to our diverse user-profile in North America.”
Shane Thompson, NWPCA’s Board Chair added, “These specific language selections fit seamlessly with our international membership, and the international flow of pallets. NWPCA and The Pallet Foundation investments in PDS, totaling nearly $1.5 million over the next two years, further solidify PDS as the international language for pallet design.”
PDS is the leading global pallet design software that designs the optimum pallet by scientifically determining the safe load carrying capacity, performance and material quantity needed. With the release of PDS v.5.4©, Users have the option to enter the design details, and view or print, in any of the languages for: pallet specification sheet, 2-D and 3-D pallet drawings, unit load specifications and drawings, pallet analysis results, and pallet production order.
Brad Gething, PhD
Director of Science & Technology Integration
Phone: 703.519.6104 Ext. 215
ABOUT THE NATIONAL WOODEN PALLET & CONTAINER ASSOCIATION
The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association (NWPCA) is the largest organization of wood packaging professionals in the world, with more than 670 company members in 28 countries.
ABOUT PALLET DESIGN SYSTEM™
The Pallet Design System™ software provides fully engineered and safe pallet designs, delivered in a professional manner. Over 440 major pallet manufacturers in 30 countries around the world use PDS to create 3-D designs that are comprehensive, detailed and efficient. PDS is a proprietary software of the National Wooden Pallet & Container Association. Click for more information on PDS.