Boxpert Blog

Eating Your Own Dog Food: What It’s Like to Work in a Container Office

Posted by John McAlonan on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

Prior to joining Falcon Structures, much of my career experience focused on high tech, specifically, software development. In the high-tech world, the phrase “Eating your own dog food” commonly refers to a business using the same software or technology it develops for its customers.

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Tags: Shipping Container Office, Mobile Office, About Falcon Structures

8 Reasons to Choose Shipping Containers for Water Treatment Enclosures

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 @ 10:41 AM

At Falcon Structures, we manufacture shipping container industrial enclosures for a variety of industries. In recent years, our engineering team has collaborated with the water treatment industry to design solutions to containerize equipment domestically and abroad. 

In addition to the inherent durability ISO shipping containers provide, Falcon’s water treatment equipment enclosure solutions typically include:

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Tags: Modified Shipping Containers, Industrial Applications, Equipment Enclosures

Amplify Your Shipping Container Know-How with Two Essential Tools

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Before purchasing a modified shipping container, it’s important to understand the costs, benefits, and limitations of conex containers compared to traditional modular structures. So Falcon created a 30-minute webinar and comprehensive guide to help you make an informed decision.

Our “What You MUST Know Before Buying a Shipping Container Structure” webinar and guide take a deep dive into the research, evaluation, cost analysis, and purchasing processes involved.

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Tags: Modified Shipping Containers, Container Modifications, Repurposed Shipping Containers

Conex Locker Rooms Keep Workers Comfortable, Clean, and Productive

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 @ 09:37 AM

Providing a convenient space for workers to take a break, use the restroom, store valuables and uniforms, clean up, and change clothes is a necessity on remote job sites. So Falcon’s design and engineering team developed a turnkey, 40ft Locker Room and Comfort Station container to address these needs.

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Tags: Shipping Container, 40 Foot Shipping Container

Stephen Shang Shares 2017 Container Structure Industry Predictions

Posted by Krista Short on Mon, Jan 09, 2017 @ 11:21 AM

How will the shipping container structure industry evolve in 2017? We asked Falcon Structures CEO Stephen Shang to share his insights on: The modular building industry as a whole; the role of Conex shipping containers in that picture; what changes we can expect with shipping container codes; and how changes in our macroeconomic climate could affect the industry.

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Tags: Conex Box, ISO Shipping Container, Industry Information

9 Things to Consider When Buying a Conex Container

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, Dec 21, 2016 @ 10:43 AM

At Falcon Structures, we've been modifying shipping containers since 2003. Inherently durable and secure, conex container structures are ideal for storage units, industrial enclosures, workspaces, living spaces, and more.

Whether you're just hearing about container structures or ready to place an order, you’re probably wondering, “What should I look for when buying a conex box?”

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Tags: Shipping Container, Container Purchase, Container Features