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Staxxon Product Visualization Featured in 3DConnexion

Posted June 25th, 2012

Staxxon was mentioned in a 3DConnexion Customer Story. 3DConnexion makes 3D mice that are used with 3D CAD products like SolidWorks. Staxxon uses SolidWorks for its product designs. The story describes how Paul McCrorey of McCrorey Digital worked with Staxxon to develop a way to present Staxxon’s folding, nesting container design to potential customers. Building and transporting a set of five steel shipping  containers to each potential client was not practical or affordable. With McCroreys expertise in SolidWorks and Luxology modo, he created a visualization…

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Staxxon’s Folding/Nesting Steel ISO Container Design Gets a CSC Certificate

Posted April 18th, 2012

Staxxon, was issued CSC Certificate Number USA/MC/101/12 on April 12, 2012 by Marine Container Equipment Certification Corp, an authorized approval authority of the US Coast Guard.  The CSC Certificate – the shipping container equivalent of a license plate – and associated ratings mean Staxxon’s patented folding/nesting steel shipping container design can be safely loaded and moved with commodity weights and volumes that are typical for 20’ ISO/IMO shipping containers used today for global ocean, rail and truck transport. The CSC Certificate also facilitates field test…

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Staxxon’s Cost Saving, Carbon Footprint Reducing Potential Featured in Smart Planet

Posted January 13th, 2012

Smart Planet is a CBS Interactive online publication that writes about design, technology and trends in that are focused on making the world a better place to live. Contributing Editor, Mary Catherine O’Connor, has written articles for  Fast Company, Wired, Outside, Entrepreneur, Earth2Tech, Earth Island Journal and The Bold Italic. She is based in San Francisco. Recently Mary Catherine interviewed Tom Stitt, Staxxon marketing and development director. Here are some excerpts from the article.

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