Shipping Container Workshops

Welcome to the future of workspace solutions! If you’re searching for an innovative, efficient, and robust option for setting up a workshop, you’ve come to the right place. BMarko Structures offers you shipping container workshops that take workspace functionality to the next level. These container workshops provide an efficient blend of versatility, durability, and cost-effectiveness.

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What is a Shipping Container Workshop?

At its core, a shipping container workshop is a conventional shipping container transformed into a workspace that serves various industrial needs. However, this simple definition hardly does justice to what a container workshop can achieve. 

Unlike traditional spaces, these units can accommodate everything from basic carpentry setups to advanced technology-driven manufacturing workstations. Within the robust steel walls of a repurposed shipping container, you’ll find a bustling hub of productivity designed to meet your every requirement.

Why Choose a Shipping Container Workshop for Your Business?

Shipping containers as workshops are catching on fast, and for good reason. These repurposed spaces offer the trifecta of portability, durability, and customization.

Here are the key advantages that make shipping container workshops a game-changing solution for a wide range of industries:

Unmatched Durability

Built to survive ocean storms, shipping containers are virtually indestructible. When converted into workshops, they offer a robust structure that can withstand extreme use, high-impact machinery, and the test of time.


One of the best things about container workshops is the ability to scale. You can easily add more containers to expand your workshop as your business grows, without having to invest in new construction.

Quick Turnaround

The construction of traditional workshops can be a long, drawn-out process. In contrast, shipping container workshops promise rapid deployment, getting your operations up and running much faster.

Infinite Customization

From the electrical and plumbing systems to flooring and storage, every aspect of a shipping container workshop can be customized to meet the specialized needs of your industry or trade.


In a world increasingly focused on sustainability, repurposing shipping containers is a win-win. It’s a responsible choice that reduces waste and demands fewer new materials.

Enhanced Security

The steel walls and customizable, advanced locking systems of shipping container workshops offer superior protection for your tools and equipment, far exceeding what you can expect from traditional structures.


With options for insulation and HVAC systems, shipping container workshops can be adapted to perform optimally in any climate, providing a comfortable workspace year-round.


One of the standout features of shipping container workshops is their portability. Should your operations need to move, your workshop can easily be transported to a new location without compromising its structural integrity or functionality.

Are Conex Workshops for Commercial or Residential Use?

At BMarko Structures, our specialization is in commercial applications, aiming to provide highly customized, industry-specific solutions that redefine operational efficiency. Our conex workshops aren’t a one-size-fits-all proposition; they are meticulously designed to cater to the nuanced demands of a broad spectrum of industries.

Whether you’re running an automotive repair center that needs specialized bays and tool storage or a textile manufacturing unit requiring specific environmental controls, we’ve got you covered. Maybe you’re a tech-driven startup in need of a modular, expandable workshop space to foster innovation, or perhaps you operate a large-scale industrial unit that requires robust and spacious facilities for heavy machinery—our containerized tool cribs are tailored to meet these varied needs with precision.

The cornerstone of our approach is versatility coupled with quality. We strive to understand the unique challenges and opportunities within each sector we serve, and our cargo container workshops are the epitome of this commitment. This enables us to provide you with a workshop that isn’t just a space, but a strategic asset that enhances your business operations.

What Modifications are Possible for a Storage Container Workshop?

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Electrical Systems

Move beyond basic electrical needs with specialized circuits, high-amperage outlets, and even backup generator systems to keep you up and running no matter what.

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Customized Lighting Solutions

Elevate your workspace with specialized lighting options, ranging from task and ambient lighting to emergency and sensor-activated systems. Create the optimal setting for every task and maximize both safety and productivity.

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Rugged Flooring Solutions

Whether you need chemical-resistant coatings or reinforced steel floors capable of supporting heavy machinery, your flooring can be customized to your specifications.

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Smart Storage Solutions

Benefit from customized storage that utilizes every inch of available space. Think sliding racks, pegboards, and modular shelving units designed for maximum organization

Versatile Door and Window Options

Customize entrances and natural light with a variety of door and window types, including secure steel doors, roll-up garage doors for large equipment, sliding windows, or even skylights for natural daylighting.

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Ergonomic Work Surfaces

Design workbenches and surfaces with productivity in mind, featuring integrated power outlets, tool storage, and ergonomic heights and depths.

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Adaptive Climate Control

Opt for advanced HVAC systems or specialized ventilation that not only maintains optimal temperature but also ensures air quality, which can be crucial depending on your workshop activities.

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Tailored Insulation Choices

Choose the level of insulation that suits your regional climate and your operational needs, from basic foam insulation to advanced reflective or soundproofing materials.

Container Tool Crib Sizing Options

Our goal is to offer a solution for every business, regardless of scale. That’s why our shipping container workshops come in a range of sizes:

  • 10-Foot Containers: Suitable for small enterprises or specialized workstations.

  • 20-Foot Containers and 40-Foot Containers: Suitable for medium to large operations with a variety of configurations.

  • High Cube Options (20-foot and 40-foot): Offer the same footprint as their standard counterparts but provide additional vertical space for more storage and operational flexibility.

  • Double-Wide Containers: Created by joining two containers side by side, these offer unprecedented horizontal workspace. 

  • Multi-Container Configurations: For businesses that require extensive and multi-faceted workshop areas, multiple containers can be joined to create a unique, expansive working environment.
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Shipping Container Workshop FAQs

Absolutely, the durability of shipping containers is one of their standout features. Originally engineered for the rigors of ocean freight, they are built to last. When transformed into a workshop, this means you have a robust and resilient environment that can withstand daily wear and tear for years to come, leaving you free to focus on your projects instead of maintenance.

Ease of relocation is a major advantage of shipping container workshops. Whether you’re moving to a new facility or setting up at a temporary site, your workshop can be transported with minimal fuss. The container’s inherent structural integrity ensures it can be moved without causing any damage or requiring extensive modifications.

Very little, to be honest. The materials used in shipping containers are designed for durability and resistance to harsh conditions. This makes them naturally low-maintenance, especially when compared to traditional wooden or brick-and-mortar workshops. Usually, basic cleaning, some seal replacements, and occasional paint touch-ups are all that’s required to keep your workshop in top condition.

Shipping container workshops come with multiple advantages. They can be set up quickly, offer unparalleled flexibility in terms of design and layout, and provide a highly durable workspace. Additionally, their eco-friendly nature serves as a bonus, especially as sustainability becomes a greater focus in today’s business environment.

Yes, absolutely. The modular nature of shipping container workshops makes it incredibly simple to expand your space. As your business grows, additional containers can be attached to your existing setup, allowing for a scalable workspace that grows with your needs.

Certainly. We offer insulation and climate control features like HVAC systems to keep your workshop comfortable in any weather. Whether you’re in the sweltering heat or frigid cold, your workshop can be conditioned to provide a conducive working environment year-round.

Beyond their steel construction, container workshops also provide an added layer of security through customizable door and window options. For instance, you can opt for reinforced steel doors with advanced locking systems or shatterproof window panels to deter break-ins. These added features ensure that your equipment and tools are not only protected from the elements but also secure from unauthorized access.

Absolutely. Interior partitions can be added to divide your workshop into different zones or rooms, based on your specific requirements. Whether you need a separate storage area, a dedicated space for different types of work, or an office space within the workshop, partitions provide the flexibility to design your layout as you see fit.

One of the major benefits of opting for a shipping container workshop is the speed of deployment. The design and modification process is highly streamlined, allowing most workshops to be fully operational in a fraction of the time required for conventional construction projects.

Elevate Your Business with a Shipping Container Workshop

In a world where adaptability, sustainability, and efficiency are the pillars of successful businesses, BMarko Structures’ shipping container workshops offer the perfect blend of all three. Tailored to your specific needs, quick to deploy, and built to last, our container workshops represent the pinnacle of modern workspace solutions. Whether you’re in the market for a conex tool crib, a storage container workshop, or a specialized container workshop setup, BMarko Structures has the expertise and options to make it happen. 

Join the workspace revolution today with BMarko Structures.

Client Testimonials

Kesler Contracting
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“When we needed a design and build team BMarko was the group that fit perfect for what we needed. BMarko made this happen. Throughout the project we found BMarko’s design and build team to be responsive on quality, design and able to deliver the finished product on time. BMarko was great to work with from start to finish.”
Steve Rogers
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“Antony’s knowledge and design helped immensely in our initial structure. We have ordered 6 units, each is exactly to spec and is impeccably made. Of others we have looked at Bmarko is the best quality and the fastest delivery.”
Keith Reiser
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