Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Sea Box Creates Temporary Housing Out Of Lowly Shipping Containers

Sea Box uses shipping containers to build temporary shelters for troops and others. Now that's thinking outside the box.

Sea Box Creates Temporary Housing Out Of Lowly Shipping Containers

Jim Brennan, president of Sea Box Inc., a Cinnaminson company that has grown through finding innovative functions for shipping containers. (Photo by Laurence Kesterson/Staff Photographer)
Jim Brennan, president of Sea Box Inc., a Cinnaminson company that has grown through finding innovative functions for shipping containers. (Photo by Laurence Kesterson/Staff Photographer) LAURENCE KESTERSON / Staff Photographer

Shipping containers are being used to create temporary shelters for troops, flood victims and circus elephants.  Now that's thinking outside the box.

Sea Box, a successful Cinnaminson firm, has come up with more than 5,000 uses for the lowly shipping container. 

Perhaps one of the coolest is the Collapsible Redeployable Shelter which the Army ordered as a replacement for the tent.  The CRS houses 22 soldiers.  Not only is it more energy-efficient, but is more comfortable and easier to transport.

Read the story, written by Diane Mastrull, here: http://bit.ly/uQ7LtF

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