The German Fraunhofer Society, world-famous for its music compression method MP3, takes its leading packing solution "PackAssistant" (www.packassistant.com) to the Chinese market. The fast and intuitive software makes best use of container space and saves transportation and storage costs. Developed with and used by the German automotive companies AUDI and BMW, the software improves the packing density of containers by up to 20 %.
Experienced packing planners usually spend a lot of time meticulously arranging and packing parts with complex shapes and still, in most cases, they will not achieve the same packing density as with "PackAssistant". The software calculates the optimal packing arrangement of identical parts in standard containers by using 3Ddesigns (CAD). This also works for parts with complex shapes, as the software will identify and take the individual shape of the object into account.
"PackAssistant" supports different types of packaging: with compartments, without compartments and solid layer pads, with flexible intermediate layers and in stacks, parameters for customer-specific packing solutions and the possibility of selecting the space between parts, container top/bottom, container sides and compartments. Furthermore, the software allows the automatic choice of an appropriate container from a list and the adherence to the maximum load of the container.
Well known customers from the German industry (e.g. Audi AG, Behr, BMW Group, Daimler Chrysler, faurecia) appreciate the following "PackAssistant" featureso Optimal container utilization
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