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Shipping Containers: The Best Solution for Landscaping Equipment Storage & Workshops

Posted by Falcon Structures on May 22, 2019

Spring is here! The flowers are green and growing, and that means it’s time to mow the lawns and generally tidy up the landscaping. Sheds across the country – whether adjacent to large corporate properties or a community soccer field – are being called upon to serve a number of functions, from document and equipment storage to welding and shop spaces. Yet, these structures rarely have the features needed to fully function in the ways desired by their users.

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Tags: Storage Solutions

How Portable Storage Sheds Fit onto Small Farms

Posted by Paige Welsh on Apr 24, 2019

As the organic foods movement and sustainable agriculture gain momentum, small farms are moving back into the spotlight. In addition to supporting family owned businesses, small farms make up for what they lack in scale with flexibility.

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ISO Containers for Climate Controlled Inventory Storage

Posted by Paige Welsh on Feb 21, 2019

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

Metal Sheds VS. Onsite ISO Storage Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Jan 2, 2019

This week we're doing an analysis of the pros and cons of metal sheds versus onsite ISO storage containers. We compare factors like cost, security, and assembly time.

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10-foot Shipping Container Dimensions and Uses

Posted by Paige Welsh on Dec 13, 2018

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: How-Tos, Storage Solutions

Configuration Inspiration for Onsite Storage Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Dec 5, 2018

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: Shipping Container Modifications, Storage Solutions

How to Create Restaurant Storerooms with Conex Containers

Posted by Paige Welsh on Aug 23, 2018

Inventory management is an unsung but critical part of running restaurants and cafeterias. To quickly add space for non-refrigerated ingredients like canned goods, more and more businesses are turning conex containers into restaurant storerooms.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Commercial Construction, Climate Control

The Sudbury Community Food Pantry Scales up its Services

Posted by Paige Welsh on Jul 10, 2018

Hunger is not just a problem for distant nations. It happens right here in the United States. More than one in ten (12.3%) American households were uncertain they would have enough food for all members of their household at some point in 2016, and of those households, around two out of five had members who missed meals (USDA ERS).  The Sudbury Community Food Pantry has been working for 28 years to move the needle on hunger in the Boston Metro West Region of Massachusetts.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Climate Control

Three Ways Shipping Containers Scale Up Rapidly Growing Companies

Posted by John McAlonan on Jun 20, 2018

While the CEO thinks about long-term strategy, the COO, chief operating officer, focuses on the internal side of the company. If the company is a steam engine, the CEO is mapping the course, and the COO is the mechanic that keeps the train running. According to John McAlonan, Falcon’s COO, his job means knowing something about everything.

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Tags: Storage Solutions, Workspace