New calculation and reference app for construction professionals

A a new mobile application (app) for construction professionals is being launched by power tool manufacturer DeWalt, and Delmar, a leading provider of learning solutions. The DeWalt Mobile Pro is developed specifically for contractors and tradesmen in the construction industry, with a wealth of free features and numerous ways to customize the app based on each user’s trade focus. The app is available for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and has been designed with custom interfaces to suit the various screen sizes of each device.

DeWalt mobile appFree Content for On-The-Go Construction Professionals
The DeWalt Mobile Pro app is available as a free download and provides an array of powerful and convenient features for everyday use on the job. It contains a construction calculator for solving complex jobsite math in the field, and five basic calculations with integrated reference materials to offer help, examples and illustrations. The app also provides additional high-value functionality including a running history of recent calculations, a customizable list of favorite calculations for quick and easy access to those used most often, and the ability to instantly email calculation results.

Trade-Specific Customization
To ensure that DeWalt Mobile Pro will be beneficial to all construction professionals, the app was designed with a customization option that includes trade-specific calculations and formulas. Once the free app has been downloaded, the user will have the ability to add-on hundreds of additional calculations and corresponding reference materials unique to a specific trade. Add-ons will be available at an additional cost in the areas of Business and Finance; Conversions and Math; Site Work; Finish Work; Concrete and Masonry; Carpentry; Electrical; Plumbing and more.

“We have partnered with DeWalt on a wide array of reference and training products, but the creation of this mobile app has evolved our relationship to a new level of creativity and innovation,” said Greg Clayton, vice president, Delmar. “This app will offer immediate results for hundreds of difficult construction calculations along with valuable reference content and many other convenient features. We aim to provide the highest quality product available, at a cost that will make it easily attainable for our customers – which is why DeWalt Mobile Pro will provide an abundance of free content, valued at over $30, and many additional low-priced, trade specific add-ons.”

For more information about the new DeWalt Mobile Pro app and the Professional Reference Series, please visit dewalt.cengage.com.

About Cengage Learning and Delmar
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Delmar, part of Cengage Learning, is the leading provider of lifelong learning products and services for the health care, technology and trades, and career education markets. Delmar’s market-leading imprints include Autodesk Press, Chilton, Milady, NetLearning and OnWord Press. For more information please visit www.cengage.com or www.delmar.cengage.com.

About DEWALT (www.dewalt.com)
DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With over 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.

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