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Industry News

MBI and the International Code Council Collaborate to Publish Guideline

This ICC Guideline is intended to help state and local jurisdictions as well as owners, architects, builders and engineers in their assessment as to how to design, review and approve shipping containers as a building element.


World of Modular 2019 Conference a Record-Setting Success

MBI’s 2019 World of Modular attracted a record crowd of over 1,000 attendees from more than 20 countries.


American Institute of Architects Introduces "Design for Modular Construction" Resource

The Modular and Off-Site Construction Guide serves as a primer on the modular approach for architects. It includes value and opportunities of modular design, pitfalls designers should be wary of, and case studies that exemplify successes and obstacles.


Horizon North Logistics Inc. Announces Completion of Strategic Acquition of NRB Inc.

The previously-announced Acquisition of NRB, a full-service modular construction provider based in Grimsby, Ontario, has been completed.


Governor Abbott Reappoints Ramtech's Roland Brown to the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council

The office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced the reappointment of Roland Brown, Ramtech Building Systems' Vice President of Design and Development to another term on the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council.


Pacific Mobile Structures Continues Southern California Expansion by Acquiring Golden Office Trailers

Acquisition enables Pacific Mobile to expand further into the Southern California marketplace while broadening its mobile office inventory to better serve customers throughout California


ENGIE North America Acquires Systecon LLC

Acquisition enables Pacific Mobile to expand further into the Southern California marketplace while broadening its mobile office inventory to better serve customers throughout California


International Code Council to Work with Industry Devloping new ANSI Standards

As an ANSI accredited standard developing organization, the International Code Council (ICC) is partnering with the Modular Building Institute (MBI) in the development of two new comprehensive standards.


New York City Announces Modular Affordable Housing Development

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) has announced plans to build a 167-unit modular housing block in East New York, Brooklyn. FullStack Modular, a Brooklyn-based company, will oversee fabrication of the modular units for 581 Grant Avenue.


Initial MBI European Council Meeting a Success

About 25 modular industry representatives attended MBI's first in-person European Council Meeting on September 26, 2018.



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