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Storstac Builds Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub Complex

Storstac is excited to announce that we custom fabricated the the Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub Complex for the 2016 Rogers Cup and 2016 World Cup Of Hockey right here in Toronto. Working in conjunction with Juiceworks Exhibits (based in Toronto), we assisted in co-designing the Rogers Fan Hub Shipping Container Complex to be one of the most spectacular, solidly built shipping container structures ever commissioned. Engineered in-house (here at Storstac) by our engineering team, we created and built this modular container structure out of six 40′ high cube modified shipping containers right here at our Toronto, Canada shipping container fabrication facility (using Canadian steel, parts and paint).

The main floor is comprised of three 40′ modified  shipping containers  that are joined together to create 960sq’ of open concept entertainment space. Fully insulated, air conditioned and heated (ready for the cold/hot Canadian winters/summers), the first floor of the Rogers Shipping Container “Fan Hub” provides visitors with various interactive activity zones, couches, charging stations, tv’s and even an information desk. Make your way up to the second floor of the Rogers Shipping Container “Fan Hub” via the (interior) spiral stair case and you find yourself  inside a single modified 40′ shipping container that leads out to the roof top balcony. Utilizing the base of two 40′ modified shipping containers, we  created 740sq’ of roof top patio space allowing visitors to relax on one of  multiple couches and or chairs, creating a relaxing space with a great view of its surroundings. We even custom built two shipping container inspired ping pong tables for guests to enjoy outside (Design by Juiceworks). Follow us on Instagram @storstac_containers for updates on all of our other container housing and container modification projects.

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Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub (Front View) – Engineered and Built by Storstac

Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub Complex - Storstac

Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub (Side View) – Engineered and Built by Storstac

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Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub (Roof Top Balcony / Lounge) – Engineered and Built by Storstac

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Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub (Interior View) – Engineered and Built by Storstac

Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub Complex - Shipping Container Ping Pong Table

Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub Complex – Shipping Container Ping Pong Table

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Rogers Shipping Container Fan Hub (Full View) – Engineered and Built by Storstac

 

About Storstac: With over 450 years of combined experience in the shipping container modification industry Storstac Inc. is the Oldest, Largest, Most Experienced shipping container Modification Company in Canada. Storstac’s Founder and President has been designing and manufacturing modified shipping containers since 1971. Since then, we have pioneered countless shipping container modifications that range from the very first portable wireless telecommunication shelters for Cantel (now Rogers), Clearnet Communications (now Telus), Microcell telecommunications (now Fido) to the revolutionary Tesla pop up container dealership (made from two 20’ shipping containers). We’ve worked with some of the biggest companies in the world, right down to your average Joe that needs a used shipping container for onsite storage. We fabricate modified shipping containers for a host of applications which include generator enclosures, retail pop up kiosks and retail stores, shipping container bars, shipping container markets, fully functional commercial grade off grid shipping container kitchens, high end bespoke shipping container man caves and even modular shipping container homes and buildings.

 

 

 

Modified Container Office Space

Storstac custom fabricates mobile container office space out of 10′, 20′ and 40′ modified shipping containers. Our mobile office containers are some of the best made container offices in the industry and feature everything you would find in a conventional office space. Our modified container offices are fully insulated and feature a 100amp breaker panel, lights, heaters, air conditioning, wall plugs, phone jacks, two windows, and one man door. Once you step inside one of our modified container offices you will think that you just walked into a traditional brick and mortar building.

The advantages of a Storstac modified container office over a traditional trailer office provided by the other guys are easy to see. Our modified container offices are built within an all steel shipping container or sea can. The advantage of building an office inside of a modified shipping container is that they provide you with a sturdy, all steel structure that will outlast a trailer office multiple times over. Traditionally, trailer offices are made of all wood construction. The all wood construction can cause the trailer to smell and it causes the trailer to be extremely flimsy which significantly shortens the shelf life of the office. The Storstac modified container office is also placed at ground level. The man door is only 6″ off of the ground, which means there are no stairs or steps required to get in and out of the office. This makes winter maintenance very easy and straight forward. Trailer offices always require stairs, and they are usually made of wood. This can cause unnecessary tripping hazards and makes winter maintenance more difficult.

Buy one of our modified container offices that are pre-fabricated, or have one built to your specifications.

For more information about our 10′, 20′ and 40′ modified shipping container offices you can reach us at 416-231-9100 or come see one for yourself at our Head Office/ Depot @ 90 North Queen Street, Etobicoke Ontario.

 

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Storstac Container Modification

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Storstac modified container office

Container Modification Toronto Canada

There might be a number of typical container modification companies located in Toronto that claim this and say that, but Storstac is not your typical container modification company. We are the Oldest, Largest and most experienced container modification company operating in Toronto, The GTA and all of Ontario; and that’s just fact. But what does that really mean? Well, we have been modifying containers and fabricating custom built portable buildings since 1971. Since 1971, Storstac’s president, Vincent Ruggiero, has been responsible for the custom fabrication of thousands (yes thousands) of custom built portable buildings. The fabrication of these custom portable buildings have directly assisted in creating and expanding Canada’s expansive cellular network. In the last few years we have worked with the Scadding Court Community Center to help bring to life Market 707, Toronto’s first and only Container Marketplace. We have worked with billion dollar companies like Tesla, helping them bring Elon Musk’s “secret weapon” (a mobile Tesla dealership built from two shipping containers) to reality. We have built life-saving fire training facilities that range from flash-over simulators to complete, multi-story, multi container fire training complexes. We DO NOT claim to be a multi-national organization with multiple offices located across Canada, the United States and China. We do not take credit for work done by other container modification companies  (common practice within social media outlets like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). We DO however, take pride in our work. We make sure that our product will stand the test of time, not just ensuring it looks acceptable when it leaves our shop. We have sent our custom modified containers to the Canadian Arctic,the Russian Tundra, American Mid-Western deserts, and everywhere in-between. Our 6+ acre container depot and modification facility is located just minutes away from Sherway Gardens in the West End of Toronto. With over 20 people staffed at our office and in our modification facility, we are simply the largest container modifiers in all of Ontario. Don’t take our word for it though, feel free to stop by and take a look for yourself. Our doors are always open and we welcome anyone and everyone to come pay us a visit to see what Storstac can do for YOU.

A view of our Toronto Container Depot and Modification Facility

A view of our Toronto Container Depot and Modification Facility

 

A look inside our modification facility

A look inside our modification facility

Shipping Container Modification 101

Shipping Container Modification – Custom Made Portable Buildings

(Toronto, Ontario) Here at Storstac, we have been modifying shipping containers for over 40 years. We haven’t just been modifying shipping containers for over 40 years, we’ve been pioneering industry firsts that have gone on to change the way we live, work and interact with one another. Through the 1980’s and 90’s the company’s President (Vincent) utilized shipping container modification’s to house the electrical equipment for thousands of cell towers right across Canada. These towers, which are still in use today, now provide Bell, Rogers and Tellus with cell phone coverage that stretches from coast to coast. When a standard ISO shipping container couldn’t be utilized for a site, custom built portable buildings were built constructed to meet the customers needs. Although these portable buildings may sometimes resemble shipping containers (corner castings, corrugated panels ect), they are made from the ground up to meet the customers specifications.  The two images below demonstrate the wide range of applications custom built portable buildings can be utilized for. The first image is a portable building used to house a vast array of electronics for an on site power station. Custom built from the ground up, this unit was built to meet the customers demanding electronic’s specifications. The second image depicts and completely different use for our custom built portable buildings. This green custom built kiosk was the just delivered to a customers restaurant in downtown Toronto which he intends on using as a raw bar that will be serving various kinds of raw seafood. Again, completely custom built from the ground up, this unit was built to capture the look and feel of a typical iso shipping container. Yet at the same time has some striking design elements (like the slanted roof line) added into the design while also being sized to fit within the existing patio area (something a standard container would not have been able to achieve). These are just two examples of how a custom built portable building might be more suitable then a standard iso shipping container for your next project. Feel free to email, call or drop by anytime to discuss how we can put our modification experience to work for you.

Portable Shelters - Portable Energy

This 40′ long custom built (by Storstac) portable shelter will be used to house electronics for an on site power station

Bar Raval Custom Kiosk

This custom built (by Storstac) portable shelter was built specifically to fit within the dimensions of the patio at Bar Raval in Downtown Toronto

 

Storstac Containers at the PanAm Games, Toronto

There goes another Storstac Storage container to another PanAm Games site! It only makes sense that the Oldest, Largest, Most Experienced container modification facility in Toronto was selected to supply the PanAm games with the perfect modular storage solution. With over 250 premium storage containers heading out to over 30 the PanAm games sites right across Toronto, the entire GTA and beyond we have the experience and manpower to get the job done right. Thanks to our fantastic modification team, we are able to supply PanAm with custom modified units that feature lights, plugs and in some cases, refrigeration. Big or small, from Canada’s largest ever sporting event, to that weekend project in your backyard or cottage we have the experience, expertise and customer relations to get the job done right the FIRST time. 

 

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Storstac Launches Pop-Up Shop Rental Business

(Toronto, Ontario) Storstac Inc. is proud to launch www.popupshoprental.ca in which modified shipping containers can be rented to be used as portable pop-up shops.

The Canadian-owned and operated company modified multiple 20’ containers to be utilized as secure and easily deployable retail shops. From artwork to clothing, the modular design was built to maximize display wall space. These displays are perfect for special events, exhibitions, test markets, and new product launches.

“We always like to support and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit” said Vince Ruggiero, President of Storstac. “www.popupshoprental.ca gives the entrepreneur a secure and cost effective way to display and sell their goods.”

About Storstac

Storstac deals in the sales, rentals, fabrication, and the modification of new and used storage containers and portable buildings.  The company is dedicated to providing it’s customers with excellent quality products and service.  For more information, please visit

https://storstac.com

 

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Corporate Contact Information:

David Pali

Director of Business Development

Storstac, Inc.

davidp@storstac.com

T: (416) 231-9100 x 205

M: (416) 677-6980

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