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TOPS Relocates to Allen, Texas in "Top-Notch" Space
ALLEN, Texas – March 2, 2016 - "The building is a step-up for us in terms of quality and look, which is great for our employees, as well as the customers and distributors that visit us,” says TOPS President Bill Rehring. The company serves approximately 8,000 clients throughout the world, including the local corporate offices of Toyota, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay and Lennox.....  full release

 

TOPS Software is Inbound Logistics top 100 IT Providers
RICHARDSON, Texas – May 5, 2014 - ... "When choosing the 2014 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked at excellence in optimizing internal transport and logistics operations. At a higher, more strategic level, selections were based on how transformative solutions impact outward-facing business activities driving integration across internal, as well as external, business processes. TOPS Software Corp. was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor TOPS Software for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2014.....  full release

 

New Load Rules from MaxLoad®Pro Cargo Load Planning and Optimization Software Increases Cube Yield by an Additional 3-5%
RICHARDSON, Texas – June 12, 2013 - TOPS® Software Corporation announced today release of MaxLoad®Pro version 3.6 software. Improved loading algorithms from this latest release of cargo load planning and optimization software increases cube yield by an additional 3-5% and helps companies realize millions of savings in freight costs. See the new software in action during PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 (Booth# C-3826) from September 23-25....  more

 

TOPS® Brings Package Design and Pallet Optimization Tools to Mobile Devices with ePAC2Go
RICHARDSON, Texas – June 3, 2013 – TOPSâ Software Corporation announced today release of ePAC2Go in fall of 2013. ePAC2Go is a web-based mobile application which allows packaging engineers to determine case packs, pallet patterns, and vehicle optimization for single size products. Users can connect to the ePAC2Go server on all mobile devices including tablets and smart phones. See ePAC2Go in action at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 (Booth# C-3826)...  more

 

TOPS® Software and LyL Ingenieria Announce New Software Distribution Contract
RICHARDSON, Texas, April 1, 2011 – TOPS® Software Corporation and Lyl Ingenieria (Barcelona, Spain) announced today that they have signed a distribution contract giving Lyl Ingenieria rights to distribute all products from TOPS® Software in Spain and Portugal. Under the agreement, Lyl Ingenieria will market the TOPS® Pro software for package design, palletization and compression analysis together with the MaxLoad® Pro software for cargo load planning and optimization...  more

 

TOPS® Engineering is now TOPS® Software Corporation
RICHARDSON, Texas, January 1, 2011 – TOPS® Software Corporation announced today it has officially changed its name from TOPS Engineering. Bill Rehring, President of TOPS® Software Corporation stated, ”Our new name better reflects the line of business we are in and the products and solutions we bring to our customers.” TOPS has been the world leader in the development of innovative software for the packaging and distribution professionals in areas of package design, palletization and cargo load optimization...   more

 

TOPS® Partners with Clemson University to provide Package Engineering students with the industry standard in Package Optimization software
RICHARSON, Texas – September 21, 2010 - TOPS® Software Corporation, the global leader in package optimization and supply chain solutions, is pleased to announce their renewed partnership with the Department of Packaging Science at Clemson University. TOPS recognizes that the packaging students of today must have exposure and experience with cutting edge technology. To aid in making this a reality, TOPS Software has donated 60 licenses of the TOPS Pro and MaxLoad Pro software applications to Clemson...   more

 

TOPS® Engineering Awarded Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Company for 2007
RICHARSON, Texas – May 1, 2007 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation, a leading provider of software for package design and distribution announced today that it has been awarded the “Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2007”. This prestigious honor is awarded to the top providers of logistics solutions among over 300 candidates whose drive to provide solutions that create value for its customers...  more

 

TOPS® Engineering Awarded Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Company for 2006
RICHARSON, Texas – April 28, 2006 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation, a leading provider of software for package design and distribution announced today that it has been awarded the “Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2006”. This prestigious honor is awarded to the top providers of logistics solutions among over...   more

 

TOPS® Pro Version 5.60 Now Shipping Software for Package Design and Palletization
RICHARSON, Texas – May 1, 2006 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation officially announced release of TOPS Pro Version 5.60 Package Design and Palletization software. This new release offers a host of new features which include: Auto mixed pallet load generator, advance container optimization, support of blister packs, stand-up pouches and more new shapes, nesting and inverted nesting of tubs, blister...   more

 

TOPS® Engineering and OptiLogistics Team up to provide Alternative Transport Packaging and Unit Load Data
CHICAGO, Illinois, November 7, 2004 – TOPS® Engineering Corporation, a leader in distribution and packaging software, and OptiLogistics, Inc., a marketer of innovative unit load and transport packaging solutions, today announced at PACK EXPO 2004 a new arrangement centered on providing shippers with new insight into cargo and unit load design and cube optimization. The relationship will involve business process sharing, data transfers and expertise exchanges...   more

 

TOPS® Engineering and AutoLogic Systems Announce New Software Distribution Contract
RICHARDSON, Texas, July 1, 2004 – TOPS® Engineering Corporation and AutoLogic Systems Ltd (Slough, UK) announced today that they have signed a distribution contract giving AutoLogic Systems rights to distribute all products from TOPS Engineering within the UK and Ireland. Under the agreement, AutoLogic Systems will market the TOPS® Pro software for package design, palletization and compression analysis together with the MaxLoad® Pro software for cargo load planning and optimization...  more

 

Imports Pallet Patterns to the Latest Release of MaxLoad Pro Cargo Load Planning Software with a Simple Drag-and-Drop
RICHARDSON, Texas – May 5, 2004 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation announced today release of Version 2.70 of its MaxLoad Pro software. This new release of the cargo load planning, optimization and diagramming software will be showcased at the Distribution/Computer Expo 2004 (Booth# 528) in Chicago. The new software offers a host of new features which include Integration between TOPS Pro and MaxLoad Pro software... more

 

Announcing TOPSePAC® - Web-based Package Design and Palletization Software
RICHARDSON, Texas – May 5, 2003 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation announced today official release of TOPSePAC® - a web-based application which allows packaging engineers to determine case packs, pallet patterns, and to use the most cost effective box by calculating stacking strength. With TOPSePAC®, packaging design can be carried out anytime, anywhere, on any platforms with any internet browser...   more

 

Announcing Release 5.0 of TOPS® Pro Package Design and Palletization Software
RICHARDSON, Texas – May 5, 2003 - TOPS® Engineering Corporation announced today release of TOPS® Pro Version 5.0. This new release of package design and palletization software will be showcased at PACK EXPO 2003 in Las Vegas and offers a host of new features which include: One-click design templates, New styles for primary pack and product...   more