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Keeping the Lights on with Prefab UPS Equipment Enclosures

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

For the data industry, manufacturers and emergency service providers, power outages just aren’t an option. Even the few seconds it takes for a modern generator to come online can be disastrous. If critical equipment so much as shudders, carefully timed factory lines create defective products, crucial financial data can be corrupted or lost and even more dire, hospital life support systems may stumble.

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Tags: Industrial Equipment Enclosures, Modified Containers in Texas

NATiVE Answers Your Questions About Shipping Container Structures and Solar Panels

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, Jun 13, 2018 @ 10:40 AM

This week I sat down with David Dixon, Business Development Director and co-owner of NATiVE to ask your burning questions about adding solar power to container structures. NATiVE constructs net-zero energy homes and installs solar on existing homes and businesses. Its mission is to build a market for solar power in Texas. Our conversation focused on the particulars of installing solar in Texas, but much of the information is widely applicable throughout the United States.

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Tags: Modified Containers in Texas, Going Green: Container Sustainability, Conex Container Basics

Rocket Electrics Launches Container-Based E-Bike Location, Austin TX

Posted by Paige Welsh on Wed, May 30, 2018 @ 11:39 AM


On a sunny Friday afternoon, Rocket Electrics cut the ribbon and opened an auxiliary location Austin’s Mueller community for their e-bike rental business.  Opening the location marks another step in Rocket Electrics’ mission to save Austin from the woes of traffic by introducing e-bikes, bicycles with rechargeable electric motors. Based in a bright red shipping container modified and painted by Falcon Structures, the new rental location is 100% solar powered so Rocket Electrics can stay green as they grow.

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Tags: Commercial and Retail Solutions, Going Green: Container Sustainability, Modified Containers in Texas

Containerizing Audio Equipment Shelters for University of Texas at Austin

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: Industrial Equipment Enclosures, Custom Conex, Modified Containers in Texas, Prefab Shelters for Equipment

Circuit of the Americas = Positive Texas Economic Impact

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:55 AM

Let’s take a few minutes this week to talk about an exciting event that just took place in our backyard here in Austin, Texas. This past weekend marked the inaugural United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas. It was held November 16-18th with the final inaugural race taking place on Sunday the 18th.

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Tags: Industry News, Modified Containers in Texas

Shipping Container Buildings Support Mobility in Texas

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 @ 08:00 AM

Oil and natural gas runs abundant in Texas and the companies supporting, drilling and providing these natural resources have unique business requirements to maintain operations.  Drilling sites and pipeline construction sites are typically temporary or short-term projects.

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Tags: Oil Field Solutions, Modified Containers in Texas