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MBI Code of  Conduct

The Modular Building Institute has adopted these articles to promote and
maintain high standards of professional service and ethical business
conduct among its members and the industry.
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  • A member shall not give or accept gifts from suppliers, customers or other business associates that create the appearance that the gift giver is entitled to preferential treatment, an award of business or better pricing.
  • A member shall not give or accept gifts of cash, gifts prohibited by law, or gifts given as bribes, kickbacks or to secure an improper business advantage.
  • A member shall not give or receive gifts in the form of services or other non-cash benefits, such as the promise of employment.
  • A member shall not knowingly misrepresent information concerning his or her financial and professional business background. 
  • A member shall not knowingly make misrepresentations about his or her company, competitors or the association.
  • A member shall not knowingly make misrepresentations about his or her products or services.

If you believe an individual or company member of our organization is not meeting this code,
please contact the hotline at:

    Toll-Free Telephone:
    English speaking USA and Canada: (855) 400-8007 (not available from Mexico)
    Spanish speaking North America: (800) 216-1288 (from Mexico user must dial 001-800-216-1288)  

    Website:  https://www.lighthouse-services.com/modular

    E-mail: reports@lighthouse-services.com (must include company name with report)

    Fax: (215) 689-3885 (must include company name with report)

Anyone who reports a violation will have the choice to remain anonymous.


As members of the Modular Building Institute, we pledge:

  • To improve individual competence and advance the knowledge and proficiency of the commercial factory-built structures industry through continuing education and learning opportunities.
  • To promote greater awareness of modular construction methods and practices.
  • To treat suppliers, manufacturers and vendors in a professional manner and as part of the project team.
  • To promote safety and quality in our projects and within our company.
  • To participate to the best of our ability in the promotion of the industry.
  • To adhere to honesty and integrity and to generally accepted principles of professional conduct.
  • And to adhere to the articles of the Code of Business Conduct as adopted by the governing Board of the Modular Building Institute.

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A pro-active approach to professional and personal development

MBI members have access to a discounted business conduct course that covers primary misconduct issues like bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, gift giving, fair dealing, and reporting ethical violations. This online course is about 50 minutes, has additional resources, and allows participants to ask questions. Participants are required to pass a short test. Transcripts are maintained at MBI. Upon launching the course, you will be billed $50. (One pre-identified primary contact at each MBI member company is free.) Full Details