Used Shipping Containers Projects

What Can You Do With A Used Shipping Container? Storage containers are commonly used in the shipping industry for the transportation of cargo. It’s what containers are known for and is the purpose behind their creation. However, just as practical as they are in transporting goods, these steel boxes can be recycled and used in […]

Storage Container Customized Shelving

Get the most out of your storage container with customized shelving. From construction sites to super centers, shipping containers are leased or purchased for a several reasons. The number one- or most apparent- reason is for additional storage. There are several benefits to using custom storage containers as a storage solution. •  A shipping container […]

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 […]

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 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? 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 […]

2017 Awards of Distinction

  We are honored and excited to announce that we’ve earned two first place Awards of Distinction at the Modular Building Institute’s 2017 World of Modular Annual Convention and Tradeshow. Our Modern Times Brewery Kiosk received 1st place in the Relocatable Modular Single-Wide category. We also received 1st place in the Greatest Renovation category for […]

Modified Shipping Containers

We know we’re biased, but we at Pac-Van think 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 shipping […]