Packing Pro Developer QuinnScape Launches New Shopping Pro App

Taipei, Taiwan (PRWEB) January 07, 2013

QuinnScape, developer of #1-ranking travel app Packing Pro, is proud to announce the launch of a brand new app: Shopping Pro. Shopping Pro is a digital grocery & shopping list with iCloud auto-sync that is built on the mature 4-year foundation of Packing Pro, which has been featured in the App Store’s “10 Essentials” & “Traveling Home” promotions, as well by CNN, BBC, WSJ, National Geographic, Budget Travel, Fodor’s, CNET & Macworld, among others.

Shopping Pro is a digital shopping list that features an extensive, customizable catalog, several handy sample lists that can be used as templates, and unlimited, 100% customizable shopping lists. A host of special functions include:

Multi-item selection for speedy list building
Multi-item editing for easy list & catalog management
Collapsable categories with floating headers & running item tallies
Numerous list sorting & display options
Bottom bar for on-list & in-cart cost totals
Ability to set & calculate an app-wide default tax, or per-item taxes as well
Favorites folder & functionality for quick, customized lists
Send to email for print out & file sharing
Import / export to other people & devices
Fully customized device support for all sizes of iPhone, iPod touch & iPad

Besides the core features listed above, Shopping Pro also gives its users great iCloud auto-syncing support, complete control over the look and feel of the app (themes, layout, fonts, colors, textures), a huge, built-in Master Catalog with over 1500 items, Smart Search, and iTunes & email file sharing & out-of-app editing support.

Built on the back of the highly successful Packing Pro, Shopping Pro now offers this same functionality and more for the everyday shopper as well. Come check out Shopping Pro for yourself today!

Pricing and Availability:

Shopping Pro is a universal app (like two apps in one!) that is available for purchase worldwide on the iPhone & iPad App Store for only US$ 2.99, or the equivalent in local currency. App Store promo codes are also available upon request for press & bloggers around the world.

About QuinnScape:

Since its founding in October 2008, QuinnScape has been managed by Quinn Genzel. Quinn is best known for his popular, top-ranking travel packing apps: Packing (+TO DO!) and Packing Pro. Packing Pro has been recognized by Apple, CNN, WSJ, BBC, National Geographic, Budget Travel, Fodor’s, CNET, Macworld and a host of others as one of their top apps for traveling.

Packing Nightmares? New Infographic Helps Solve the Problem of What to Bring on a UK Family Holiday

(PRWEB UK) 7 January 2013

A new infographic created by Center Parcs aims to help perplexed parents remember what to take with them for the perfect family break.

According to Google Trends, the summers of 2011 and 2012 saw 20% more people searching online for a packing list than in 2010, and 50% more than in 2009. Family holidays can often be a struggle to prepare for, with one person frequently packing for a number of others. The infographic recommends what to pack based on an ideal UK getaway, be that Returning to Nature, Relaxing and Unwinding, Getting Active, or Thrill Seeking. Also included are tips on packing techniques to save on space and stay organised, as well as what to bring to keep the kids happy.

The full infographic can be viewed on the Center Parcs website at:


Notes to Editors:

For more information, please contact the Center Parcs press office team:

0207 025 6665 / press(dot)office(at)centerparcs(dot)co(dot)uk

Center Parcs further information:

A trusted destination for half-term holidays and Easter breaks, Center Parcs offers its guests short break stays over the weekend (Friday to Monday) or midweek (Monday to Friday), 365 days a year.

1.Currently, there are four locations across the UK. These are Sherwood Forest (Nottinghamshire), Elveden Forest (Suffolk), Longleat Forest (Wiltshire) and Whinfell Forest, (Cumbria).

2.A new location at Woburn Forest is currently in development.

3.Center Parcs celebrates its 25th year in 2012

4.Center Parcs has been awarded the following accolades since 2008: the Green Business Award for Biodiversity Protection, Visit Britain 5 Star Rating, Hospitality Assured, Tommy Award for Best UK Holiday Provider, Biodiversity Benchmark – Land Management, Carbon Trust Standard, Good Spa Guide Award, ISO14001, Investors in People

5.Center Parcs has an average annual occupancy rate of 97%

6.Center Parcs offers short breaks all year round and welcomes over 1.6 million guests each year, with 96% of guests expressing an intention to return.

Pak Mail Launches New Website to Assist Consumers with Packing and Specialty Shipping Needs

Centennial, CO (PRWEB) October 12, 2012

Pak Mail, the worlds premier packing and specialty shipping company, announced the launch of a new and improved website. The website was completely rebuilt to be more user-friendly, with new features and functionality including an improved store locator and a Request an Estimate option for Pak Mail customers.

The updated Pak Mail website also features many other improvements designed to simplify shipping of big, bulky, or otherwise awkward items, including:

Hyena Cart Online Store Expands Offering of Handcrafted Back-to-School Essentials: Even More Practical Options for Packing Lunch, Organizing and Learning

Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) August 29, 2012

The popular online store Hyena Cart which specializes in handcrafted products made by more than 1,000 active sellers, most of them mompreneurs has expanded its offering of a variety of quality, handmade items that are just right for back-to-school shopping such as pencil pouches, lunch bags and learning aids for use at home.

Fusion offers the Alphabet Soup Reusable Sandwich Bag, in addition to reusable snack bags, sandwich wraps and napkins. They are practical and environmentally-responsible solutions for packing school lunches.

The bags and wraps are lined with food-safe, rip-stop nylon with 100-percent cotton fabric on the outside. They can be wiped clean with a damp cloth or washed on cold and line dried. The hook and loop closures help keep food fresh until lunchtime.

The School Essentials Scooter Zippered Bag by Zoes Bag Boutique offers many uses, including organizing school essentials. It also makes an excellent teachers gift at the end of the school year.

Butterfly Pip Pack – Pencil Pouch by Almas Chicks is a handy way for young scholars to carry not just pencils, but also scissors, glue sticks and all other school supplies. It features a colorful cotton print back with a mesh front that reveals whats inside. The high quality zipper and large pull make it easy to open.

The Little Buddy Child-Sized Messenger Bag pattern by Wired Up Designs includes easy-to-follow instructions with photos for making a well-designed bag for children to carry to school. The pattern includes plans for a matching pencil case. Wired Up Designs offers original purchasers of the pattern permission to sew and sell up to 50 sets of the messenger bag and pencil case when giving credit as specified to Wired Up Designs.

The Back to School Bow by Beausoleils Bows helps make the first day of school even more special for preschoolers and kindergarteners. It features a yellow ribbon with pencils and a small striped bow, blue confetti ribbon and a button in the center.

Parents can use Grimm’s Number Cards by Kiyas Naturals at home to help their children learn their numbers and beginning math skills. These 64 beautifully illustrated cards help children count by 10s and 20s, add, and play with numbers.

The Robot Chalkboard Roll by Envy Be Green is a convenient, portable way for young artists to create on road trips or to use for paperless homeschooling work. When the work is done, it neatly rolls up, secured by a ribbon. It comes with an eraser and two slots for storing chalk.

About Hyena Cart

Hyena Cart is an online shopping website that has grown to incorporate more than 1,000 active sellers offering a variety of natural, eco-friendly products. Most of the sellers are moms, known as mompreneurs, who operate their own online businesses using the Hyena Cart platform to facilitate online shopping. The most popular seller categories include cloth diapers, clothing, hand-knit items, hand-dyed yarn and toys, in addition to specialty handcrafted items for everyday giving and special occasions.

For more information about Hyena Cart, visit

The Fluid Sealing Association Offers A Special Webinar Series Called Compression Packing: Modern Technology In An Ageless Product.

Wayne, PA (PRWEB) September 02, 2012

The Fluid Sealing Association has announced a new webinar series called Compression Packing: Modern Technology in an Ageless Product. It will be offered in September and October of 2012. This webinar series is directed to a broad range of audiences including plant maintenance, engineering and operations. It is also useful for manufacturers of OEM equipment and distributors charged with technical support in a wide range of industries.

EGC Enterprises, Inc., a recognized world leader in engineering and manufacturing of graphite composites for high temperature applications in fluid sealing, played an integral role in the development of the curriculum. Packing has been around since hemp rope was used to fill a stuffing box, said EGC Sales Engineer, Thom Jessup. But in todays market, fugitive emissions regulations continue to evolve and were all responsible for sealing all forms of toxic media running at very high operating temperatures and pressures, he continued.

Now you can learn how a traditional sealing method has been updated and renewed to fulfill todays requirements in terms of performance and emission control. This three part webinar series provides extensive coverage of a wide range of topics including the latest technical improvements in packing materials and construction and their performance parameters. From proper selection for applications to safe installation best practices, trouble shooting and environmental control, the course provides practical and factual information. Packing for valves, pumps and a variety of specialty equipment are reviewed. Methods of packing manufacture and function are described, and technical references including standards will be discussed.

The schedule for the series is as follows:

Session 1 (September 18th @ 2pm EDT): Materials and Methods of Construction

Session 2 (October 2nd @ 2pm EDT): Compression Packing Application and Installation

Session 3 (October 16th @ 2pm EDT): Standards and Regulations for Compression Packing

The registration fee is $ 50 per webinar. Attendees may register online at

The Compression Packing Technical Manual, 3rd edition, is available for purchase at the time of registration. A hard copy will cost $ 40.00 and a PDF format, which would be emailed, is $ 25.00.

Members of the Compression Packing Division of the Fluid Sealing Association (FSA) have prepared the material presented in this webinar series. FSA is an international trade association founded in 1933. Members are involved in the production and marketing of virtually every kind of fluid sealing device in the world today, including mechanical packings, gaskets, seals and expansion joints. Its membership, composed of the foremost companies of the industry, represents over eighty-five percent of the North American Market.

For further information, visit our web site at, e-mail at info(at)fluidsealing(dot)com or call Hope Silversmith at 610-971-4850.

Corporate Information

EGC Enterprises, Inc. is a Fluid Sealing Association Member, and a curriculum sponsor of the webinar series promotion. EGC is a recognized world leader in engineering and manufacturing of graphite composites for high temperature applications in fluid sealing and thermal systems management.