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Local Sports Teams Find Indispensable Storage Solutions in Shipping Containers

Great Lakes Kwik Space has been a longtime storage container provider for baseball and other professional sports teams, both big and small. Great Lakes Kwik Space has supplied storage containers to teams ranging from the majors to little leagues, delivering durable storage solutions for equipment, concessions, and promotional materials alike.…

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Cargo Containers: Strong Enough to Move Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs might not still roam the Earth today, but certain zoos around North America are bringing them to life thanks to a certain traveling exhibition. Dinosaurs Unearthed, for instance, is essentially a mobile showcase of dinosaur skeletons, fossils and animatronic dinosaurs. Portable Storage Containers given their portability and security were…

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Chicago Match Cup Series Creates Unique Container Ideas for Sailing Races

In the sport of sailing, match racing is considered by most to be the purest form of competing. All match racing sailboats are designed exactly the same—teams do not decide which boat they will race, nor do they have the ability to make any modifications to the boats. It’s the…

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Schools Rush to Remodel – Containers become the perfect means for portable storage

Overview: When summertime rolls around, schools and colleges all over the country remodel and build onto their campuses.  A common dilemma in this process, is where to store all of chairs, desks, etc.  Where can you store the track and field equipment for the upcoming season? Well, the answer to…

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Refurbished Containers: The New Trend

Overview: In general containers are built to last the test of time. However, when used containers come out of international shipping service, they are typically between 10-15 years old. As expected, the containers have dents, dings, surface rust and can use a little TLC. Refurbishing or reconditioning a container can add…

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Heavy Duty Solutions:  Auto Repair Shop & Tire Storage

The automotive industry has a lot of heavy product in need of durable storage.   Shipping Containers are built to carry cars so it would make sense to re-purpose them for auto shop storage, wouldn’t it? Overview In the Automotive industry there is no real need for custom size containers…

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Ocean Freight Containers: One of The Most Important Inventions of Our Time?

The Ocean Freight Container is a huge component of international trade, and has been an extremely important aspect of how cargo transportation has taken shape through the years. In the most recent decade, the volume of global ocean going cargo reached more than 8 billion tons. This fact, coupled with…

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Dave Werner Elected Chairman NPSA Board of Directors

December 1, 2012 Local Aurora area businessman Dave Werner has been elected to become the 2013 Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Portable Storage Association The National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) formed in 2003 to represent the interests of companies and employees in the portable storage industry.…

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The Amazing One-Trip Storage Container

In the world of Shipping Containers, the “One Trip” Storage Container is considered a new container.  Although it has brought over one cargo load from where it’s been manufactured in Asia, it is essentially new.  Typically built within the last couple of years, these immaculate steel boxes are definitely in…

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