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 […]

Ground Level Office (GLO) Projects

Ground Level Office Container Benefits Ground level offices (GLOs) are durable, secure, affordable on-site space solutions. Available either as an all-office unit or as an office/storage combination unit. These ground-level prefabricated office buildings are portable, customizable and stackable, which makes these the dependable onsite modular office spaces for any kind of event, job site, or […]

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 […]

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 refrigerated container 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 […]

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 […]

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 there are 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.   […]

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 […]