Register for the Wood Pallet Design and Performance Short Course

Wood Pallet Design in the 21st Century!

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of pallet design. This intensive three-day short course will teach techniques that pallet designers can use to save money when designing pallets by considering the interactions between all of the components of the material handling system. The course will use a state-of-the-art pallet design software called “Pallet Design System” (PDS) to better demonstrate the steps that go into the pallet design process. You will also be taken on a tour of a working, state of the art, pallet testing laboratory!

Date: April 29-30, 2020

Registration: Click here to register!

Location:In 2020, this short course will be held in Richmond, VA in conjunction with the Richmond Expo in May, 2020. More information will be posted soon!

Who Should Attend: Wood pallet suppliers and sales professionals, professionals responsible for pallet purchases, packaging engineers and pallet specifiers.


– Learn how pallet design and selection affects materials handling costs.
– Learn the fundamentals of stringer class pallet design and performance, including both new and re-manufactured wood pallets.
– Learn the fundamentals of block class pallet design and performance
– Learn how to use PDS to design stringer class pallets.

Topics include: The effects of pallet design and selection on materials handling costs, fundamentals of new and re-manufactured stringer class pallet design, designing block class pallets, and designing stringer and block class pallets using PDS.

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