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The 317 Shipping Containers Along Energy Transfer’s Pipelines

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 09:46 AM

Imagine thousands of miles of pipeline carrying crude oil from the prairies of the Dakotas to the wetlands of Louisiana. Dotted alongside the pipeline are unmanned monitoring stations called remote terminal units (RTUs). RTUs often go months without attention, but when they do need to be serviced, snow and ice pose a serious challenge. If the RTU has a minimal bus-stop style shelter, the technician will sometimes have to dig the instrumentation out of the snow and chisel off a layer of ice.

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Tags: Custom Conex, Industrial Equipment Enclosures

Big House Sound Containerizes for the Longhorns Football Season

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Dec 06, 2017 @ 09:15 AM

It was crunch time for Big House Sound (BHS), a company that installs high-end sound systems for large events. University of Texas at Austin (UT) was upgrading the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for the new football season. After a competitive bidding process, UT selected Big House Sound to create a world-class sound system that could reach every fan in the 430,118 square-foot stadium. It was all going according to plan until a vendor hit a rut: the enclosures for BHS’ amplifiers were not going to be ready in time. As an Austin-based company, Falcon is made of many UT alumni, including our co-owners, and avid Longhorn fans. We were more than ready to help keep the upcoming football season on schedule.

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Tags: Custom Conex, Modified Containers in Texas, Industrial Equipment Enclosures

Can I Containerize It? Photos of Modified Shipping Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 @ 10:03 AM

There’s a lot to be said for showing instead of telling when it comes to shipping containers’ potential for businesses. Take a look through this SlideShare to see some notable projects like the temporary village we built for the US Military and equipment enclosures for IT on the go.

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Tags: Custom Conex, Popular Container Modifications

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: Custom Conex, Industrial Equipment Enclosures, Water Treatment Solutions

So You Think You Want a Custom-Built Shipping Container Home?

Posted by Stephen Shang on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 @ 07:33 AM

We’re not here to dash your dreams, but the growing custom shipping container trend has definitely inspired a lot of unique ideas in shipping container homes. And while shipping containers themselves are pretty simple, all those industrial chic additions (retractable walls, floating staircases) can make building with boxes a bit more complicated.

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Tags: Custom Conex

A City Farm - Inside a Steel Shipping Container

Posted by Stephen Shang on Mon, May 13, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Can tightly packed urban areas produce fresh produce? We’ve heard of the urban vegetable or flower garden that urban communities and city environmental groups have started, to bring the garden culture to the city. 

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Tags: Custom Conex