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A Lesson for Businesses in Shipping Container Coolness

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

Blank stares. Blank stares are usually what I receive when I tell people I’m the Director of Marketing for a company that builds functional spaces using shipping containers. I can see the wheels turning. I watch them search their brains, trying to figure out what I do. Some will be polite, nod, and pretend they understand. Some will jump to “Oh! You make those tiny homes!” While others ask a myriad of questions in order to figure out if what I do is “cool.”

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Tags: Shipping Container, About Falcon Structures, Industrial Applications

Six Applications for ISO Shipping Containers in Mining Environments

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, May 31, 2017 @ 09:24 AM

Mining operations rely on modular buildings for a variety of applications – from control rooms to mobile test labs to secure storage. As we explained in a recent post, replacing job site trailers with modified shipping containers improves efficiencies in mining environments.

How? Inherently durable and built to last, Falcon Structures’ shipping container buildings suit harsh mining environments extremely well. In addition, the innate mobility of shipping containers provide time and cost savings at mines where equipment is frequently relocated.

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5 Ways Shipping Containers Improve Efficiencies in Mining Environments

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 09:28 AM

Active mining operations regularly deal with rugged environments and the need to relocate equipment. These conditions take a toll on construction equipment and impair efficiency. One way mining companies can save time and money is to replace traditional buildings or job site trailers with modified shipping containers.

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Tags: Shipping Container Office, Container Uses

Four Reasons to Reconsider a Shipping Container Structure

Posted by Krista Short on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 @ 09:10 AM

If you previously considered but passed on a shipping container solution for a storage, industrial equipment enclosure, mobile office, or workforce living application, we encourage you to give Falcon Structures’ repurposed shipping containers another look.

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Tags: Shipping Container Structure, Shipping Container Manufacturers

You Had Me at ISO: Who Says Shipping Containers Aren’t Romantic?

Posted by Krista Short on Wed, Apr 05, 2017 @ 09:32 AM

At Falcon Structures, we use a host of different adjectives to describe modified shipping containers. “Romantic” was not on the list – until recently. That’s when a lovely couple from Austin, Teel and Jason, contacted us to see if we would allow them to use shipping containers at Falcon’s Manor, Texas, headquarters as a backdrop for their engagement photos.

After hearing the story of how the couple met, we couldn’t say no. You see, conex shipping containers were a constant presence in the place where Teel and Jason met, fell in love and became engaged - Bagram Air Base in Bagram, Afghanistan.

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Tags: About Falcon Structures

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