Boxpert Blog

10-foot Shipping Container Dimensions and Uses

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Did you know you don’t need to cut a 20-foot container in half to get a 10-foot shipping container? These smaller containers are perfect for storage and security booths when space is limited.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Conex Container Basics

Configuration Inspiration for Onsite Storage Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Dec 05, 2018 @ 09:33 AM

True to our motto, we want to help you think inside the box. At first glance, storage seems straight forward, but think about all the options for organization, climate control, and points of access. Here are just a few ways we’ve repurposed conex boxes into onsite storage containers.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Popular Container Modifications

Steel Building Manufacturers Modifying Containers in Texas

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

As container building manufacturers, we complete all the modifications to our containers in our manufacturing facility. Instead of hiring contractors to come to a construction job site, we do the work in our Texas-based factory, and then ship the modules to be assembled on site. Unlike many other container structure businesses, we do the modifications ourselves. Why?

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Tags: About Falcon Structures, Manufacturing Process, Modified Containers in Texas

How to Read an ISO Shipping Container’s CSC Plate

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 @ 11:18 AM

Every ISO shipping container comes with a steel or brass plate called the CSC plate. The information on the CSC plate communicates key details about the container’s life history, but the jargon can be difficult to translate for the uninitiated. Here’s our point by point explanation on how to read a CSC plate, so you and code officials can understand the safety standards the container has been held to.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics, How Tos

Why Modular Construction in the Caribbean Makes Sense

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Nov 07, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

Lately, the container structure industry has experienced an uptick in customers from the Caribbean Islands. After listening to the building challenges these customers face, we’ve realized that offsite modular construction has a lot to offer the Caribbean. While most people imagine white sand beaches and the gentle swaying of palm trees, island life comes with hurdles for construction. There’s a real need for faster, less labor-intensive ways to build that’s being compounded by recent hurricanes and labor shortages. Modular construction in the Caribbean can help.

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Tags: Emergency Response Solutions, Container-Based Buildings

Falcon’s First Employee Returns from Oil Heads of Midland, Texas

Posted by Paige Welsh on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

The first time Chris Vivian was hired at Falcon Structures the company was still a small storage rental business.  In fact, Falcon’s co-founders hired Vivian as the company’s first employee. Both Falcon and Vivian have come a long way since then, and we’re excited to welcome him back in a new position: Falcon’s first quality assurance manager.

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Tags: Falcon News