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Window Technology, Inc (WinTech) Announces Acquisition of Pocahontas Aluminum Company: Strengthening Market Position and Growth Opportunities

Window Technology, Inc (WinTech) Announces Acquisition of Pocahontas Aluminum Company: Strengthening Market Position and Growth Opportunities WinTech, a leading provider of materials to the construction industry, today announced the acquisition of 100% of the stock of Pocahontas Aluminum Company, a prominent window and door manufacturer based in Pocahontas, Arkansas. The acquisition, effective May 9, 2024,…

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Safe & Green Holdings’ Subsidiary, SG Echo, to Deliver First Eco-Friendly Modular Unit to Prominent Quick-Service Restaurant Customer in the Pacific Northwest

Safe & Green Holdings’ Subsidiary, SG Echo, to Deliver First Eco-Friendly Modular Unit to Prominent Quick-Service Restaurant Customer in the Pacific Northwest Safe & Green Holdings Corp., a leading developer, designer, and fabricator of modular structures, announces that its subsidiary, SG Echo, is preparing to deliver its inaugural sustainable modular unit to a prominent quick-service…

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Inside the Construction of 355 Sango Court

355 Sango Court

This year’s winner for Best of Show for Permanent Structures is 355 Sango Court, a 105,818 square foot affordable housing development manufactured by Nampa, Idaho based Autovol. The project team also included Prefab Logic for module design, Nibbi Brothers as the general contractor, Acc U Set Construction as the modular installer, and the overall project design was by David Baker Architects and DCI and Fard.

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Aster Place by ROC Modular

Aster Place by ROC Modular

Aster Place, a supportive housing building in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, won the Best of Show Award and Honorable Mention for relocatable structures in the social and supportive housing category at this year’s World of Modular conference.

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Looking Back at the 2024 World of Modular

On March 18-21, the Modular Building Institute presented its 41st annual
convention and tradeshow, hosted again at the luxurious the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, FL. Nearly 1,500 attendees from around the world gathered to learn, network, and find ways to expand both their businesses and the industry at-large.

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Touring Japan’s Offsite Construction Industry: An Interview with James Haas, Offsite Construction Sales Manager for Nichiha

Tom Hardiman and James Haas visit Sekisui House in Japan

Nichiha USA, a premier provider of building envelope solutions and member of the Modular Building Institute (MBI), recently partnered with MBI for a trip to Japan to visit the Nichiha home office in Nagoya as well as several other offsite manufacturers around the country. Besides learning about different offsite building methodologies and systems, the trip was an excellent chance for both MBI and Nichiha to create closer ties with potential industry partners in Japan.

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Modular Multi-family Construction: A Field Study of Energy Code Compliance and Performance through Offsite Prefabrication

crane lifting module

Prefabrication in a factory setting may improve the performance of modular buildings compared to traditional site-built buildings. To validate this premise, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funded a 3-year study from 2020-2023 comparing the energy performance of more than 50 modular and site-built multifamily buildings under construction in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Seattle.

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Inflation Comes in Hot to Begin ’24

Anirban Basu, CEO of Sage Policy Group and Chief Economist of the Modular Building Institute

Last year was a shockingly good one for the U.S. economy, at least relative to expectations. Coming into 2023, the conventional wisdom was that near-term recession was inevitable in America. In the face of belligerent excess inflation (above the Federal Reserve’s 2 percent mandate), monetary policymakers began ratcheting interest rates higher in March 2022. That process continued throughout the balance of the year and into 2023.

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A Huge Win for the Modular Construction Industry in Massachusetts

crane lowering modular building into place

In early February, 2024, the Massachusetts Board of Building Regulations and Standards (BBRS) released its proposed 10th Edition building codes. This draft included several amendments targeting modular construction that would have created an extremely difficult environment for the entire modular industry and could have eliminated the industry entirely in the state.

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RAD Technology Medical Systems to Provide Modular Radiation Therapy Vault for Windsor Regional Hospital

RAD Technology Medical Systems to Provide Modular Radiation Therapy Vault for Windsor Regional Hospital RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD), a leading provider of innovative solutions for radiation therapy facilities, is proud to announce its newest customer, Windsor Regional Hospital, in Ontario, Canada. The project aims to elevate Windsor Regional Hospital’s capabilities in radiation therapy with the…

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