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 […]

20′ Custom Bath/Shower/Lounge Container

Container modifications are just one of the many services Pac-Van has to offer. Several of our branch locations have modification (or ‘mod’) shops where our team of professionals transform a normal shipping container into something special, like a custom modular office building, kiosk, a retail shop, or even a restroom. Pac-Van’s Phoenix branch is home […]

Workshop Container Filling the Niche in the Market

We make it a point to listen to our customers and to provide customizable storage solutions that meet their unique and specific need. We have modified everything from simple tool sheds to highly complex container complexes. Filling the Niche One of our customers needed a solution to their onsite workplace needs. They wanted an enclosed area […]

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 […]

Shipping Container Modification Project

Pac-Van’s Little Rock branch recently worked with a global aerospace and defense company to modify a 40’ shipping container. The customer was in need of a container with an internal railing system with a hoist that had the capability to move and place 55-gallon hazardous waste drums anywhere within the container. A mechanical internal rail […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shipping Container Dimensions & Sizes

Shipping containers come in many different sizes.  All of our locations carry our standard 40 foot shipping containers and our 20 foot shipping containers.  However, we have access to other unique lengths.  What are these other shipping container sizes?  With our modification (mod) shops around the United States, in some markets, we have the ability […]

Steel Containers – Not Just for Storage

If you are looking for a safe and secure storage option, look no further than a Pac-Van storage container. However, these containers aren’t only for storage. The opportunities are virtually endless. If you can dream it, Pac-Van can help make it a reality. Container modifications are just one of the many options we offer. Many […]