Modular construction

Modular Mobilization Coalition for the COVID-19 Crisis Response

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 6:41pm

The Modular Mobilization Coalition is also partnering with Modular Building Institute (MBI), the modular industry association, to mobilize its membership of 100+ factories around the country as needed.

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  • The Modular Mobilization Coalition is also partnering with Modular Building Institute (MBI), the modular industry association, to mobilize its membership of 100+ factories around the country as needed.
  • "The Modular Mobilization Coalition is ready, willing and able to stand up today and support the nation's front-line workers battling this crisis," said Vaughan Buckley, President of Volumetric Building Companies.
  • The established industry of volumetric modular construction consistsof hundreds of factories nationally, with partners inthe MMC coalition growing daily.
  • The current coalition of factories spans the nation from California, Indiana, North Carolina, Michigan, New York and Pennsylvania, allowing for immediate local and regional response.

Modular Building Institute Rallies Industry to Leverage Greater Efficiency and Production

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:05pm

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has taken the lead role in organizing the resources of the modular construction industry to help deliver much-needed medical and housing facilities.

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  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute (MBI) has taken the lead role in organizing the resources of the modular construction industry to help deliver much-needed medical and housing facilities.
  • MBI formed a COVID-19 task force consisting of manufacturers, contractors, and architects from the United States, Canada, and Europe to help facilitate greater industry collaboration.
  • MBI's new web resources can be found here: http://www.modular.org/HtmlPage.aspx?name=emergency-COVID-19-response
    MBI also serves as an "information clearinghouse" for the modular industry and end users alike.
  • About MBI: Founded in 1983, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction.

VESTA Modular Wins Four Awards (including Best of Show) at Modular Building Institute's “Awards of Distinction” Ceremony

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 4:22pm

Its an honor for VESTA to be considered among all the great modular projects that were submitted this year, stated Daniel McMurtrie, CEO of VESTA.

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  • Its an honor for VESTA to be considered among all the great modular projects that were submitted this year, stated Daniel McMurtrie, CEO of VESTA.
  • For more information about the work done at Ocean Cay and other projects completed by VESTA Modular, please visit the Project Portfolio page on the VESTA Modular website.
  • VESTA Modular (VESTA) is a leader in modular building sales and leasing - offering turnkey permanent and temporary modular buildings for sale or lease across North America.
  • The Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving the commercial modular construction industry for over thirty-five years.

Pac-Van, Inc. Wins Award at Modular Building Institute's "Awards of Distinction" Event

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 7:41pm

At this year's "Awards of Distinction" ceremony, Pac-Van was awarded 1st Place for the GE Aviation Trade Show Exhibit Building project in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

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  • At this year's "Awards of Distinction" ceremony, Pac-Van was awarded 1st Place for the GE Aviation Trade Show Exhibit Building project in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
  • For more information about this project, please see the GE Aviation Trade Show Exhibit Building page on the Pac-Van website.
  • The Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving the commercial modular construction industry for over thirty-five years.
  • As the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction MBI promotes the advantages of modular construction while advocating for the removal of barriers that limit growth opportunities.

Admares Announces First North American Modular Construction Project in Brooklyn

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 3:00pm

The construction project will be executed via the new modular construction technology developed by Admares, called Building 4.0.

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  • The construction project will be executed via the new modular construction technology developed by Admares, called Building 4.0.
  • "This is an exciting and significant moment in history as we bring the modular construction of the future to New York City with our industry innovators, Porsche Consulting," said Mikael Hedberg, CEO of Admares, adding that this marks the company's first North American project.
  • "Modular technology is the future of construction and manufacturing, and we're honored and excited to partner with Admares and Porsche Consulting.
  • Admares is a world leader in alternative real estate with pioneering construction methods that combine cutting-edge marine, offshore, land and modular construction techniques.

Major Growth Expected for Prefabrication and Permanent Modular Construction, New Study Finds

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Today, Dodge Data & Analytics released the findings of a landmark study that provides a comprehensive examination of the current state and future expectations for prefabrication and modular construction.

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  • Today, Dodge Data & Analytics released the findings of a landmark study that provides a comprehensive examination of the current state and future expectations for prefabrication and modular construction.
  • Improved schedule performance, decreased construction costs and improved quality are also the top drivers for increasing their use of prefabrication and modular construction in the next three years.
  • However, a sizable percentage also expect low-rise offices, K-12 schools, public buildings and commercial warehouse to experience a high frequency of use of prefabrication or modular construction.
  • About MBI: Founded in 1983, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving modular construction.

Modular Building Institute Presents New Training for Commercial Modular Construction

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 10:00am

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MBI is proud and excited to reintroduce its live training seriesIntroduction to Commercial Modular Constructionto the modular construction sector.

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  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MBI is proud and excited to reintroduce its live training seriesIntroduction to Commercial Modular Constructionto the modular construction sector.
  • This training series will help educate individuals and companies who are new toor interested incommercial modular construction.
  • This training series will cover all the principles, participants, and project phases of modular building.
  • Established in 1983, MBI is the world's largest association representing over 400 companies operating in the commercial modular building sector around the world.

Ramtech to Feature Relocatable and Permanent Modular Buildings at the 2019 Texas Municipal League Conference October 9-11 in San Antonio

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 8:45pm

MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Design-build modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas has announced that the company will be exhibiting its relocatable modular buildings and two types of permanent modular construction in booth 910 during the 2019 Texas Municipal League annual conference and exhibition at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on October 9-11 in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • MANSFIELD, Texas, Oct. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Design-build modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas has announced that the company will be exhibiting its relocatable modular buildings and two types of permanent modular construction in booth 910 during the 2019 Texas Municipal League annual conference and exhibition at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on October 9-11 in San Antonio, Texas.
  • The annual conference is expected to draw more than 3,000 appointed and elected government leaders that represent over 300 Texas cities.
  • In addition to displaying their traditional relocatable modular buildings, Ramtech will also feature their pier and beam and slab-on-grade permanent modular construction options.
  • Their government project portfolio includes both relocatable buildings and facilities built using a traditional pier and beam permanent modular construction, and the company's flagship slab-on-grade permanent modular construction system.

Ramtech To Showcase Relocatable and Permanent Modular Construction at the 2019 TASA | TASB Convention in Dallas

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 1:25am

MANSFIELD, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Design-build construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas has announced that the company will be exhibiting its relocatable modular school buildings and two types of permanent modular construction for education facilities in booth 878 at the 2019 TASA | TASB Convention being held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on September 20-22 in Dallas, Texas.

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  • MANSFIELD, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Design-build construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas has announced that the company will be exhibiting its relocatable modular school buildings and two types of permanent modular construction for education facilities in booth 878 at the 2019 TASA | TASB Convention being held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on September 20-22 in Dallas, Texas.
  • Since 1982 Mansfield, Texas-based Ramtech Building Systems has been providing innovative relocatable modular buildings and two types of permanent modular construction to educational institutions, government agencies, healthcare providers, and Fortune 500 companies throughout the Southern United States.
  • As a design-build construction company, Ramtech offers full in-house design, a manufacturer direct product, and complete site construction services all within a single-source provider solution.
  • Their school project portfolio includes both relocatable buildings and facilities built using a traditional pier and beam permanent modular construction, and the company's flagship slab-on-grade permanent modular construction system.

The Modular Building Institute's Annual Modular Construction Reports are Now Available

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 10:00am

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute, the trusted source of information and voice of the commercial modular construction industry, released its Permanent Modular Construction and the Relocatable Building Reports.

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  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Modular Building Institute, the trusted source of information and voice of the commercial modular construction industry, released its Permanent Modular Construction and the Relocatable Building Reports.
  • With data obtained directly from modular building manufacturers, these reports include the most comprehensive and accurate data and analysis available about the North American commercial modular construction industry.
  • The Permanent Modular Construction Report includes:
    A Relocatable Building (RB) is a partially or completely assembled building that complies with applicable codes or state regulations and is constructed in a building manufacturing facility using a modular construction process.
  • About the Modular Building Institute:
    The Modular Building Institute (MBI) is the international non-profit trade association serving the commercial modular construction industry for over thirty-five years.