Spectainer - Initial Investment


In January 2020, Phoenix Development Fund Limited (PDF) subscribed for a minority investment in Spectainer Pty Ltd (Spectainer), a provider of specialised container solutions, with Lindsay Phillips joining the board.


Spectainer Pty Ltd was founded by Nicholas Press, following 4 years of R&D to create a unique collapsing container, COLLAPSECON. The company designs, produces and commercialises its patent collapsible container. COLLAPSECON is a ‘beyond-smart’ foldable ISO container solution that integrates four empty containers into a single unit, using a patented semi-automated collapsing station. Nicholas Press with over 15 years’ experience in logistics, operations management and capability integration & sustainment. A graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon, Australia, Mr. Press served as a Major in the Australian Defence Force leading many logistical operations whilst being stationed in East Timor, Kuwait, Afghanistan and the UAE.


Spectainer Pty Ltd provides Simple, Efficient, Affordable & Safe (SEAS) specialised container solutions to reduce environmental impact, improve operational efficiency and enhance economic savings. Spectainer adopts a collaborative approach with stakeholders to offer maximum innovation with minimum investment and effort. Spectainer is focused on the delivery of new products specialised container solutions to better meet our customers’ needs.