Washington State Fair Projects

This year Pac-Van had the opportunity to work with three vendors at the Washington State Fair, providing them with unique storage solutions to meet their individual needs. The Washington State Fair is located on 160 acres in Puyallup, WA, which is about 35 miles south of Seattle. It is the largest fair on the Pacific […]

Allen County Sheriff’s Regional Training Facility

Pac-Van has been working closely with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department to build tactical training structures for its regional training facility located on 200 acres of land outside the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana. These structures will be constructed of shipping containers modified at our Indianapolis office. The use of shipping containers as the structural […]

Madison Mallards’ Duck Blind

Pac-Van’s Madison branch recently worked with the Madison Mallards as they renovated a section of their baseball field known as the Great Dane Duck Blind using modified storage containers. This was the largest renovation to the ballpark since 2010. It’s also the first of its kind in baseball history. The Mallards are a collegiate summer baseball […]

Container Restaurants

Shipping container restaurants are gaining popularity as the hot new food-stop trend. Why not? These containers play a large roll in the logistics for almost all food that arrives in the country- from bulk goods shipped in 40 foot containers to chilled products transported in refrigerated containers. There are several reasons these steel boxes make […]

REEFERS / INSULATED CONTAINERS

Have you ever wondered how you can get non-seasonal fruits and vegetables year-round?   How is it we can get cucumbers in the middle of winter or strawberries in late fall? It’s easy to take for granted running into your local supermarket to pick up produce that’s either not in season or not native to […]

INFOGRAPHIC: What Can You Fit in a 40′ Container – Summer

You’ve got summer inventory; we’ve got your solution. Take a look at some examples of how much you can fit in one of our 40’ storage containers.   2,720 Inflated Beach Balls Could fit in a 40’ Pac-Van storage container As a frame of reference, these balls stacked on top of each other could reach […]

INFOGRAPHIC: What Can You Fit in a 40′ Container – Retail

Back To School & Holiday Retail Seasons Are Right Around The Corner. Are You Ready? Contact your local Pac-Van office location at 1-800-587-1784 to secure your 40′ container for storing back-to-school and fall/holiday season inventory. Storage containers come in all sizes and can be placed almost anywhere.  They are safe, secure, portable, and durable, and can hold A […]

The Importance of Dewatering

  With spring comes two things: the onset of construction season for most of our country and rain- lots and lots of rain. The unpredictability of storms and the amount of rainfall is all a guessing game.  Jobsites flood, work stalls and projects get delayed. Rain makes it hard to keep dry and on-schedule.   […]

Warsaw-Wayne Fire Department Fire Training Facility

Do you ever wonder where firefighters train and how they learn to fight fires and save lives? Shipping containers are becoming well known for their ability to be modified to fit a variety of industries and situations. Fire departments and training academies are choosing to create custom fire training facilities and burn rooms out of […]

History of the Shipping Container

It’s easy to take for granted the steel containers that quickly move by as we wait impatiently in our cars for a train to pass. As children you may have even made a game of it, counting the containers as fast as you could, trying not to miss a single one. It’s easy to overlook […]