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Amplify Your Shipping Container Know-How with Two Essential Tools

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Feb 14, 2017 @ 11:01 AM

Before purchasing a modified shipping container, it’s important to understand the costs, benefits, and limitations of conex containers compared to traditional modular structures. So Falcon created a 30-minute webinar and comprehensive guide to help you make an informed decision.

Our “What You MUST Know Before Buying a Shipping Container Structure” webinar and guide take a deep dive into the research, evaluation, cost analysis, and purchasing processes involved.

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Tags: Modified Shipping Containers, Container Modifications, Repurposed Shipping Containers

Top 4 Uses for Modified Shipping Containers

Posted by Krista Short on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 @ 09:45 AM

All around the world, modified shipping containers are enjoying a wave of positive press. If you’re curious about how these containers are being used or wondering if your unique business challenge could be solved by using a conex container, you’re in the right place. And while the applications for shipping containers seem endless, most fall into four top usage categories: storage, workspace, living space and industrial applications.

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Tags: Modified Shipping Containers, Repurposed Shipping Containers

Safe and Sound: 4 Features of Repurposed Shipping Containers

Posted by Stephen Shang on Thu, Apr 09, 2015 @ 07:47 AM

If repurposed shipping containers are on your radar as an alternative to stick-built business structures, you’ve probably seen some of the cool assets today’s companies are creating. In restaurants and retail, major brands are using containers as drive-thru stores. In hospitality, gorgeous pop-up hotels now bring affordable lodging to big cities. And in high-tech industries, containers are filling critical roles as mobile laboratories, IT rooms, sensitive equipment storage, and more.

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Tags: Repurposed Shipping Containers, Container Uses

Container Homes Feature Interesting Architecture and Design

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Oct 23, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Modern shipping container housing is one of the most ecologically and economically friendly forms of housing available. However, efficient and green doesn't have to mean drab; your shipping container housing can be as interesting and cutting-edge as you'd like it to be.

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Tags: Container Modifications, Repurposed Shipping Containers, 20 Foot Shipping Container, 40 Foot Shipping Container, Container Features, Shipping Container Housing

Storage Space That Moves With You: Portable Storage Containers

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

In many industries, it's important for items to be easily transportable and effectively stored. From the oil and mining industries to the agricultural business, it's often necessary to move large amounts of stored items because of issues like seasonal or permanent changes. However, most storage solutions are not very portable, potentially requiring site managers to create semi-permanent storage spaces at numerous locations.

Conex boxes make very useful portable storage containers for a wide variety of items. Repurposed shipping containers were originally used for trans-ocean transport, meaning that they are designed to fit traditional trailers and transport equipment. Storage containers can be delivered, removed, or relocated to even the most remote locations with ease.

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Tags: Conex Box, Portable Storage Containers, Repurposed Shipping Containers, Climate Controlled Storage, Container Uses

The Right Door for Access: Shipping Container Entrance Options

Posted by Stephen Shang on Wed, Jul 10, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

When you use shipping container buildings, you may want entrance options that go beyond standard doorways. Personnel doors can provide a secure way for personnel to enter and exit the building, while roll-up doors can be a great choice if you often bring large equipment into your storage container. In larger containers, having two entrances can be useful because they make it easier to access items in all parts of the container. Extra doors are one of the most popular modification options for storage containers.

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Tags: Modified Shipping Containers, Shipping Container Office, Repurposed Shipping Containers