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Shipping Containers are Joining Building Code. Now What?

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 @ 11:07 AM

In early February, the International Code Council (ICC) voted to incorporate shipping containers into the 2021 International Building Code (IBC) with a resounding 97% yes vote. So now what? Here’s our forecast for the shipping container-based structure industry.

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Tags: Industry News, Building Code for Containers

ISO Containers for Climate Controlled Inventory Storage

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 @ 09:21 AM

Food isn’t the only inventory that needs climate controlled storage. Retailers from pharmacies to furniture stores should be mindful of where they store overstocked items to maximize the lifespans of their products and prevent loss due to spoilage.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Climate Control Solutions

Six Practical Shipping Container Accessories

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Feb 06, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

So you’re getting an onsite storage container or mobile container office delivered. Is there anything else you’re going to need? Here are six practical shipping container accessories that will help you set up your container structure and make it more secure.

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Tags: Popular Container Modifications

The Definitive Container Capacity Chart

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 @ 09:58 AM

If you’re planning to use a shipping container for storage, you’re probably wondering how much stuff you can fit inside. To help you gauge the amount of inventory or equipment you can keep in an onsite storage container, we’ve crunched the numbers and created the definitive container capacity chart.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics

Do Shipping Containers Need Foundations? It Depends.

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 24, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

One of the greatest advantages of shipping containers is their mobility, but should you pour a foundation each time you relocate your shipping container? The short answer is probably not. If you have a single unit shipping container structure that you plan to keep mobile, you can place it directly on any flat, dry, and level surface. However, there are a few situations where some kind of foundation may be required.

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Tags: Conex Container Basics

Can I Join Two Shipping Containers? Your Guide to Modifications

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 09:00 AM

If you’re designing a shipping container structure, you probably have questions about what’s possible and what’s cost effective. To help, we made an eBook to introduce you to the scope of options available for ISO container modifications. Here’s a sample of what we cover.

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Tags: Popular Container Modifications