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Conservation Magazine : Staxxon "…shrink energy footprint for cargo"

Posted December 8th, 2012

Conservation Magazine mentioned Staxxon’s folding/nesting container technology in a recent article. “… “It is a quite conservative industry. The container we use today was invented in the 1950s,” says Jacob Sterling, head of environment and corporate social responsibility at Maersk Line, a Copenhagen-based shipping company. But with the ever-rising price of oil, shippers are looking to save energy and are open to ideas. Staxxon is just now starting to test its model at terminals: it has the potential to be the folding container that finally convinces shippers…

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The Ecopreneurist – "Staxxon…one of those brilliant ideas.."

Posted November 7th, 2012

  Nice mention for Staxxon in The Ecopreneurist – an online blog that focuses on sustainable technology. “…Staxxon has one of those brilliant ideas that makes you say, “why didn’t I think of that?” Back in 2010, Staxxon began developing shipping containers which can nest and fold into each other. With Staxxon’s brilliance and technology, up to 5 full-size shipping containers can “be moved, lifted, stowed, and stored in the same space, at the same cost, and in the same time as 1 container…”

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Staxxon Signs-on as Sponsor of South by Southwest (SXSW) Eco Conference

Posted August 1st, 2012

Staxxon joins the Sierra Club and The Austin Chronicle as a sponsor of SXSW Eco. SXSW Eco is a three-day conference addressing the need for a concerted, cross sector approach to solving the recognized challenges facing the economy, the environment and civil society. In its second year, SXSW Eco will be held October 3-5, 2012 at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas. “SXSW Eco looks forward to partnering with Staxxon to help raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the shipping industry, and promote…

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