CakeBoxx Technologies and Serco joined forces in a strategic partnership to address the thermal runaway issues with shipping lithium ion batteries on ships and aircraft and pioneer a solution for the safe, secure, and efficient transportation and storage of lithium ion batteries.
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The synergy capitalizes on CakeBoxx’s expertise in developing specialized, sustainable transport and storage solutions for high consequence cargo and Serco’s industry leading advanced naval systems engineering and maritime modernization capabilities.
This collaboration between CakeBoxx and Serco is dedicated to creating a range of unique, specialized shipping and storage containers to safely and securely handle lithium ion batteries.
With the significant acceleration of global demand for clean energy sources, including lithium ion batteries, the importance of proper battery handling and the consequences of mishandling have never been more pronounced.
For CakeBoxx Technologies, this venture represents a logical progression following significant investments in research and development.
CakeBoxx has a proven track record of delivering robust solutions for hazardous and sensitive cargo, including transport, storage containers, and platforms for the nuclear power industry, high value electronic equipment, composite airframe components, wind energy equipment, and high grade steel.
Notably, the doorless models of the company’s two piece “CakeBoxx®” containers are the only containers worldwide to receive approval from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a SAFETY Act designation as a Qualified Anti Terrorism Technology.
Serco will provide valuable technical input and expertise in battery safety, assessments and testing, component design, and facilities.
As a services focused company, Serco offers unparalleled system engineering and integration capabilities to analyze and design entire lifecycle application and engineering, from initial concept and prototyping to acquisition support, production, sustainment, and long range technology roadmap development. Serco’s team brings extensive expertise in managing large scale modernization programs, including naval, air, ground, and space missions. ■