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Quartz Properties Pioneers Modular Build-ForRent Communities Near Asheville, NC

May 25, 2022

Quartz Properties Pioneers Modular Build-For-Rent Communities Near Asheville, NC Quartz Properties (Quartz) announces two new build-for-rent (BFR) developments in Western North Carolina. The communities, Belle Meadow in West Asheville and Allison Acres in Waynesville, will provide much-needed rental supply of attainable residences to the greater Asheville market.  Quartz is a homebuilder with two developments nearby, Padgett…

VESTA Modular Acquires Assets From Modular Office Trailers – a Division of Hilltop Trailer Sales

May 20, 2022

VESTA Modular Acquires Assets From Modular Office Trailers – a Division of Hilltop Trailer Sales VESTA Modular, a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, announces that it has acquired modular building assets from Hilltop Trailer Sales in Minnesota. “This acquisition further illustrates the commitment the company has in providing a Nationwide offering to our customers. These…

2022 World of Modular Returns to Spectacular Success

April 30, 2022

2022 World of Modular Returns to Spectacular Success SAN ANTONIO, TX – After being all-digital in 2021 due to COVID concerns, the Modular Building Institute’s (MBI’s) 2022 World of Modular conference and tradeshow returned in grand fashion and attracted over 1,000 in-person and digital attendees from more than 20 countries. The modular building industry’s largest…

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Jeremy Grunewald to National Product Manager

April 21, 2022

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Jeremy Grunewald to National Product Manager BELOIT, Wisconsin – Jeremy Grunewald has been promoted to national product manager at Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. In his new role, Grunewald has nationwide responsibility for the company’s portfolio of commercial roofing products, including single-ply membranes, insulation, fasteners, modified bitumen, roof coatings, sealants, adhesives, accessories and…

ATHOM—formerly Jenik Modulaire—Renews Its Brand Image and Positions Itself for the Manufacturing of Small Modular Buildings

April 18, 2022

ATHOM-formerly Jenik Modulaire-Renews Its Brand Image and Positions Itself for the Manufacturing of Small Modular Buildings Trois-Rivières, Quebec – Jenik Modular changes its brand image and becomes ATHOM, focusing increasingly on the manufacturing of mini-homes and mini-cabins. The company, which up until now has been working in the design and manufacturing of all kinds of…

Ramtech Building Systems Celebrates its 40th Year in the Modular Building Industry

April 1, 2022

Ramtech Building Systems Celebrates its 40th Year in the Modular Building Industry MANSFIELD, Texas — Mansfield Texas-based Ramtech Building Systems, a leader in the use of design-build modular construction for relocatable and permanent structures, has announced that the company is celebrating its 40th anniversary in the modular building industry. Now entering their fifth decade of serving education, healthcare,…

FK Architecture Continues Growth with New Hires Youssef Afifi and Razan Almousa

March 23, 2022

FK Architecture Continues Growth with New Hires Youssef Afifi and Razan Almousa FK Architecture, a Fugleberg Koch Company, welcomes Youssef Afifi and Razan Almousa, effective immediately. Their diverse backgrounds will be excellent additions to the FK Architecture team and valuable resources to clients and industry partners. Afifi is an Egyptian native who spent eight years…

Jade Pulfer Joins Ramtech Building Systems as Business Development Specialist

March 10, 2022

Jade Pulfer Joins Ramtech Building Systems as Business Development Specialist Mansfield, Texas-based Ramtech Building Systems, the Southwest’s premier design build construction firm for relocatable modular buildings and prefabricated permanent construction, has hired commercial modular building industry veteran Jade Pulfer to serve as the company’s primary Business Development Specialist for their healthcare and commercial markets. MANSFIELD,…

Volumetric Building Companies Relocating East Coast Operations to Northeast – Transitioning From Hamlet, NC Facility

March 4, 2022

Volumetric Building Companies Relocating East Coast Operations to Northeast – Transitioning From Hamlet, NC Facility Relocation leverages skilled workforce to drive increased collaboration while reducing carbon footprint by an estimated 1300 metric tons per year. PHILADELPHIA, PA — Volumetric Building Companies (VBC), a global leader in the construction sector with a focus on building the future…