Boxpert Blog

New Boxpert Investigates the Art of Modifying Shipping Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Aug 09, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

Just past the Falcon Structures’ office, the sound of construction hangs in the air. While construction is offsite for the future recipients of our containers, it’s very onsite for us. As a recently hired writer and boxpert in training, I wanted to investigate where the grinding and the fireworks smell was coming from to figure out what exactly I would be writing about for Falcon. So, I shadowed Falcon Structures’ senior welder, Aaron Ramirez, as he split a 20-foot shipping container in half.

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Tags: Container Modifications, About Falcon Structures

10 Smart Shipping Container Modifications To Help Optimize Business Goals

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

More organizations are opting for modified shipping containers for storage, workspace, living space, and equipment enclosures than ever before. But what surprises many first-time Falcon Structures’ customers most is the variety of container modification options we can provide.

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Tags: Container Features, Container Options, Shipping Container Structure

7 Benefits of Containerized Equipment Enclosures for OEMs

Posted by Krista Short on Thu, Jul 06, 2017 @ 10:07 AM

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that utilize equipment enclosures to protect sensitive equipment and technology on industrial sites can benefit from replacing traditional brick and mortar or stick-built equipment housing with modified conex shipping containers.

Shipping container equipment enclosures have been designed to protect valuable equipment and technology for OEMs, such as:

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Tags: Container Modifications, Container Uses, Industrial Applications

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