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Annual Leadership Conference of National WooDen Pallet and Container Association


   

Annual Leadership Conference of National WooDen Pallet and Container Association Annual Leadership Conference of National WooDen Pallet and Container Association

May 27, 2015 –  

By Laszlo Horvath

The National Wood Pallet and Container Association (NWPCA) held its annual Leadership Meeting in Tucson, AZ March 11-13, 2015. Laszlo Horvath was invited to represent Virginia tech’s packaging science program.

The meeting was NWPCA’s largest conference with more than 500 attendees from all over the world. the attendees learned about the latest pallet trends in the USA, Australia, UK and Europe and the Asian region, became familiar with the latest unit load design methods, and learned how to run their business more effectively. During the meeting there was a lot of excitement about Virginia tech’s new Packaging Systems and Design program and about how system based unit load design will transform the industry.

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Spring 2015

 

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Forest Products Marketing Workshop

The workshop will be held during September 3-4, 2015 at the National Hardwood Lumber Association (NHLA) headquarters in Memphis, TN.
More details can be found at this link: http://www.cfpb. vt.edu/?p=716

 

Introduction to Structural design of Wood Buildings

Announcing a short course presented by the American Wood Council and Virginia Tech on Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings per the 2015 NDS, September 30-October 2, 2015, Blacksburg Virginia.

For more information and to register for the course go to: http://www.cpe.vt.edu/sdwnds

 

   

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