At American Portable Storage our storage containers can be custom fabricated and modified to meet our customers’ needs. All of the modifications are done at our facility in Amarillo, Texas. Modifications can range from simple to complex.

With steel shipping containers the possibilities are endless!

Some variations to containers include:

  • Custom Lighting
  • Shelving
  • Spray Foam Insulation
  • Steel Sleeves
  • Steel Personnel Doors
  • Windows
  • Air Conditioners

Custom Fabrication Spot Light: “The Tailgating Rig”

From time to time a large, special project will come along to specially modify shipping containers. One of the first large projects that American Portable Storage did was “The Tailgating Rig”. This unit was designed and built in-house and is used for local tailgates and BBQ cook-offs.

Custom features include:

  • Full Electrical System
  • Fold out Front Porch
  • Stainless Steel Countertops
  • Stainless steel, 3 hole sink
  • Flat Screen TVs
  • Full Sound System
  • Refrigerator
  • Air Conditioner in Kitchen Area
Early fabrication view of the Tailgating Storage Container with custom fold out front porch
Finished Tailgating Rig at a local BBQ cook off with satellite TV, air conditioning and fold out front porch

“The Water Unit”

American Portable Storage had to come up with an innovative solution to store a large amount of fresh water without freezing over the cold winter months. The container featured below solved the problem and allowed water to flow even when temperatures were below the freezing point.

Features include:

  • Closed Cell Spray Foam Insulation (R value of 6.3/inch)
  • Custom Air Vents
  • Custom welded water sleeves and automatic shut off floats
  • 2” pressurized outlet port
  • Full electrical lighting and plugs for heat
  • 4,000 gallon capacity expandable to over 8,0000
End view of custom fresh water holding tanks inside a spray foam insulated shipping container

“Other Special Applications”

To the right are some pictures of using storage containers to fit the needs of our customers. These steel containers make a quick, solid foundation for carports, garages, and work shops.

Steel Storage containers used by American Portable Storage to make a quick carport for trucks and trailers
Two Shipping Containers stacked to make a wall for a work shop and loading dock