AZTEC Containers Industry News

  • Venezuela’s Shipping Container Mismanagement Costs Nation $1 Billion

    In the normal course of events, shipping containers carry goods around the world, are unloaded and then find their way back into circulation. They are owned by shipping companies that rent them out at a daily rate. That rate includes the time they spend being loaded by the company renting them and being unloaded at the far end of the journey. Generally, the billing stops when the container is returned to a specified port or aggregation area. Of course, that means that after being unloaded,...

  • The Tiny House Movement

    The tiny house movement has been gaining popularity in the United States as a growing number of people are trying to simplify their lives while reducing living expenses. Houses ranging in square footage from 65 to 400 are typically considered tiny homes, while those ranging from 400 to 1000 square feet are considered small homes. Tiny homes buck the trend of ever-increasing house size in the United States. In 1973 the average number of square feet in a home in the United States was 1660. That...

  • What is a Storage Container?

    A storage container is a repurposed shipping container. They are made with solid 14 gauge steel walls and one inch thick wood floors. The structural frame is made from 8 gauge steel. Unaltered, they have large double doors at one end with secure steel bar closures that are designed to be sealed and padlocked. Typically, they measure 8 feet wide by 8.5 feet high. Standard lengths are 20 and 40 feet. Some companies, like Aztec Container, will offer modified storage containers that are only ten...

  • Instant Jobsite Offices

    Instant Jobsite Offices

    A modified shipping container is, without a doubt, the easiest and fastest way to add an office to almost any jobsite. Available in ten, twenty or forty foot lengths, office containers can be delivered to the jobsite, ready to go in as little as one day, depending upon availability in your location. Office containers can come fully equipped with electrical outlets and lighting, air-conditioning, built-in desk space and shelving, windows, and even complete restroom facilities with or without a...

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