none
none

Maxi-CUBE gives The Block a big lift

31-08-2010
by 
in 
Maxi-CUBE gives The Block a big lift
Leading van brand, Maxi-CUBE, made a cameo appearance on Channel Nine’s reality TV series, The Block Sky High. 
 
In a recent episode, a Maxi-CUBE van provided the perfect vehicle for two former contestants who drove billy carts out of van to issue a challenge to Sky High contestants.
 
The two former contestants, Mike and Andrew, appeared in last year’s series, in which their South Melbourne terrace was sold for more than $1.4 million.
 
The pair pocketed $434,000 in prize money and returned to the show in spectacular style as they drove their two billy carts down a ramp out the back doors of the stationary Maxi-CUBE. 
 
They issued a challenge to the current crop of contestants – to build and race a billy cart.
 
An audience of 1.191 million viewers tuned in to watch the episode.
 
Maxi-CUBE is no stranger to the screen, with the brand also appearing in the 2011 Hollywood film Killer Elite, starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro.
 
In the movie, a 1970s model Maxi-CUBE was used in a high octane action sequence shot partly on Melbourne roads.
 
Maxi-CUBE is Australia’s largest supplier of dry freight and temperature controlled trailers. 
 
For 35 years it has been a leader in the development of this type of transport equipment. The Maxi-CUBE range includes temperature controlled (refrigerated) and dry freight vans for the carriage of a wide range of goods ranging from furniture through to groceries, frozen foods, meat, dairy products and fruit and vegetables.
 
MaxiTRANS Australia Pty Ltd
Ph: 03 8368 1117

Related news & editorials

  1. 16.11.2017
    16.11.2017
    by      In
    Cigweld offers a range of mine-specification welding units built to the most stringent safety standards, and the Transarc range is the safest of them all. 
    Transarc welding units offer maximum safe operation not just for the mining industry, but also for any confined space where safety is paramount... Read More
  2. 16.11.2017
    16.11.2017
    by      In
    The TIM 160 is a compact, high-speed thermal imager from Bestech Australia. 
    Powered by a single USB cable for a simple plug-and-play solution, the TIM 160 provides real-time images of temperatures ranging from -20 to +900°C.
    The system comes in a compact 45 x 45 x 62mm package that fits just about... Read More
  3. 16.11.2017
    16.11.2017
    by      In
    Kärcher has developed a novel deep carpet-cleaning machine that combines high carpet cleaning performance with maximum productivity. The head of the new BRC 40/22 C cleaner can rotate 200° in each direction, which makes it highly manoeuvrable. And because the operator can easily turn the machine at... Read More
  4. 16.11.2017
    16.11.2017
    by      In
    The latest-generation pi-top modular laptop is available now from RS Components. The new device is designed for educational and self-learning activities using the Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computer with the pi-top ecosystem of software, accessories and teaching/learning aids, to help users to... Read More