1020 Container Home Custom Container Project

Much of the world’s long-distance cargo is transported in shipping containers. They are designed to be tough, durable and long-lasting. Returning the empty containers can be costly, they often remain for years at the shipping port or on a storage lot. While this can be expensive for the shipping industry, this provides an opportunity (and […]

Affordable 40’ Fire Training Facility

Managing training for firefighters is no easy task – and it can be made harder with a limited budget. Keeping your firefighters engaged as well as in compliance with restricted resources can seem impossible. Live fire training structures and burn buildings offer realistic scenarios for live-fire training, but they can also be extremely expensive. At […]

2018 Modular Building Awards of Distinction

We are honored and excited to share that Pac-Van earned a first place award and an honorable mention award at this past weekend’s Modular Building Institute’s Awards of Distinction ceremony.  Specifics on each of these award-winning modular building projects are listed below:  Dairy Processing Complex Pac-Van’s 6-on-6 stackable ground level office dairy processing complex received […]

Louisville Ground Level Portable Office Complex

Our ground level temporary office buildings provide on-site office solutions for commercial, construction and industrial industries. Construction companies frequently need temporary office buildings and on-site base of operation during projects; ground level office containers (GLOs) can fulfill those needs by providing an all-in-one office and storage solution. They are strong, secure and easily relocatable. They […]

Custom Elite Residential Emergency Training Facility

As written about in a past blog, Pac-Van has been working with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department in Fort Wayne Indiana to build tactical training structures for its regional training facility. Pac-Van’s Indianapolis branch has constructed a total of three structures all built using modified shipping containers. Our past blog highlighted the Residential Emergency Training […]

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 […]

REEFER CONTAINERS / INSULATED STORAGE 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 […]

The Importance of Dewatering Tanks

  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? Mobile storage 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 container facilities and burn rooms […]

Modified Shipping Containers

We know we’re biased, but we at Pac-Van think repurposed shipping containers are pretty incredible. Shipping containers have been repurposed for over 2 decades. These steel structures can be reused in a multitude of amazing of ways. The large quantities available and the cost-effective prices has made them appealing to architects and designers worldwide. Custom […]