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The Most Popular Shipping Container Accessories Per Industry

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How you’ll use a shipping container depends largely on where you work — and the type of work you do there. Shipping containers are a critical tool used across numerous industries to provide a variety of solutions. Experienced pros often customize their units with shipping container accessories to make them even better tailored to their needs. That’s what we’re breaking down today.

At TP Trailers & Truck Equipment, we are a large supplier of shipping containers for both sale and rent across PA and the surrounding states. Not only do we have a wide fleet of containers, but we also upfit them in-house with many shipping container accessories.

Keep reading to see how professionals in your industry choose to customize containers — or reach out to get a quote from our team today!

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Conex Box Accessories: For Construction, Retail, & More

Some Conex box accessories are upgrades that professionals in many fields can make use of, while others are specific to the needs of a niche business. See what other people in your industry use, which can be a helpful way to decide what you need when buying your own container(s).

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Construction

Construction storage containers are often used for housing building material that could be damaged or stolen if left in the open. The larger and more in-depth a build is, the more on-site storage plays a role. The Conex box accessories used in the construction industry keep the materials organized, make accessibility easier, and ensure that the materials stay safe and dry for the entire build. These are the most common construction accessories:

  • Roll Up Doors
  • Vents
  • Pipe Racks
  • Security Screens for Windows

shipping container office accessories

Offices

Shipping container offices provide the comforts of an indoor office anywhere. While they’re mostly used on job sites, they can also be used to provide a supplemental work area outside of your primary office. The common shipping container accessories for mobile offices are meant to make the space as comfortable and as similar to a traditional office as possible.

  • Insulation
  • Windows
  • Personnel Doors
  • Partition Walls
  • Built-in Desks

conex box accessories for landscaping contractors

Landscaping Contractors

Landscapers primarily use containers to store seasonal equipment like mowers and plows that aren’t being used. In addition to that, keeping perishable items like seeds and fertilizers out of the elements is necessary, too. Since many landscaping companies cut costs on overhead by not owning or renting a building, this watertight storage is essential to being able to work at maximum efficiency. Landscapers often want containers that have upgrades that make loading and unloading equipment easier.

  • Roll Up Doors
  • Custom Ramps
  • Exterior Vents
  • Stationary Shelving

retail shipping container accessories

Retail

Large retail stores often need on-site storage for extra merchandise that isn’t directly in the store. These containers are a must-have option during the Black Friday and Christmas shopping seasons. The custom Conex box accessories for retail often are used to make accessing and organizing a large amount of merchandise easier!

  • Attractive Paint and Exterior Design
  • Stationary Shelving
  • Personnel Doors
  • Lighting
  • Security Screens for Windows

Learn more about popular retail storage options.

industrial conex box accessories

 industrial conex box with electrical package

Industrial & Medical

Seeing use in different spaces from quarries to industrial warehouses and even for hospitals, containers are an important tool. Often used for electrical control rooms, with a need for consistent temperatures, containers provide a great solution to keep key equipment protected. In addition, they also support temperature sensitive medical equipment and supplies.

  • Lighting
  • Climate Control
  • Personnel Doors
  • Windows
  • Electrical Package
  • Vents
  • Two-Story Possibility with Exterior Staircases

Pop-Up Store, Bar, or Restaurant

This is a very different (and highly customized) use for storage containers. Many entrepreneurs and business owners are choosing the base of a container to make this trending style their pop-up bar, restaurant, or store; a high degree of customization is needed to accomplish this transformation. See more about these shipping container restaurants.

  • Attractive Paint and Exterior Design
  • Personnel Doors
  • Large Openings to Serve Customers
  • Climate Control
  • Lighting

Why to Choose TP Trailers & Truck Equipment

We acknowledge there are a lot of different companies and dealers that offer containers. However, there’s only one TP. In addition to providing in-house upfitting for all of these custom Conex box accessories, we provide a few other key advantages:

  • We Handle Delivery — We include delivery in the price of any container you buy or rent. This is crucial since proper delivery and placement of a storage container is key to ensuring it doesn’t rust or decay.
  • Guaranteed Performance — When you buy an ultra-cheap container, you get it as-is. That means if it leaks and isn’t usable, it’s your problem. We guarantee all of our containers to provide leak-free performance.
  • Knowledge and Expertise — Since we have decades of experience working with this type of equipment, our team is able to provide advice about what you need to do the job. This knowledge is one of the main factors that sets us apart.

Get a Quote on the Shipping Container Accessories You Need

Ready to place an order for one or more containers? Our team is here to help. Whether you know the exact shipping container accessories you need or you want our advice, we can give you our recommendations as well as the turnkey quote for everything.

Contact us to ask questions and to get a free quote!

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