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Modern Building Systems Celebrates 50 Years

AUMSVILLE, OREGON - Modern Building Systems commemorates its 50th anniversary on December 6th, 2021. Founded in 1971 by Dan Rasmussen Modern Building Systems started in a small Portland, Oregon shop. 50 years later Modern has three offices on the west coast and 200,000 square feet of environmentally friendly production space employing over 150 employees. Now a third-generation family-owned business, Modern continues to be one of the few factory-direct manufacturers in the modular industry and the premier modular builder in the Pacific Northwest.

Over the past 50 years, Modern’s products, services, and manufacturing practices have advanced dramatically while maintaining a keen focus on innovating for the future and exceeding customer expectations. Our customer-focused mindset has gained the trust of over 2000 clients from a range of industries both domestically and internationally.

When asked what he thinks of the future for Modern, CEO and President Jim Rasmussen says “When my Father founded Modern he believed that customers needed high quality, manufacturer direct, and cost-effective building solutions. I think we continue his legacy today by providing outstanding service and great job opportunities. Our employees are at the core of our success. By investing in each of our employees through training and education we know that more success is on the horizon.”

Modern believes the next 50 years will bring more expansion, prosperity, and jobs to the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We look forward to this next chapter in our family business and the continued commitment to our values of honesty, safety, sustainability, and quality, in all that we build. Our goal has been and will always be to be the environmentally smart choice by reducing waste, recycling programs, and investing in solar power to reduce our carbon footprint. Thank you to our dedicated staff and customers for all your support throughout the years. We look forward to building the next 50 with you.

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About Modern Building Systems

Modern Building Systems have been synonymous with quality, craftsmanship, and value since their founding in 1971. We design, engineer, and manufacture prefabricated commercial buildings throughout the West Coast. Our third-generation family-owned business benefits from over 50 years of continuous process improvement and finely tuned artistry. As one of the few factory-direct manufacturers in the modular construction industry, Modern provides significant time savings by streamlining the construction process and eliminating considerable costs by selling directly from our manufacturing facility to our customers.