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Governor Abbott Appoints Twelve To Texas Industrialized Building Code Council

February 18, 2022

Governor Abbott Appoints Twelve-Including MBI Board Members-To Texas Industrialized Building Code Council February 17, 2022,  Austin, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Roland L. Brown, Otis Jones, Binoy Kurien, Edward Martin, Scott McDonald, and Stephen Shang to the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council for terms set to expire on February 1, 2023. Additionally, the…

Mule-Hide Products Names Chris Schmidt National Business Development Manager

February 7, 2022

Mule-Hide Products Names Chris Schmidt National Business Development Manager BELOIT, Wisconsin – Chris Schmidt has joined roofing products and systems manufacturer Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. as national business development manager. He leads the company’s business development team, which is responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with building owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals and roofing…

CRATE Modular Launches New Light Gauge Steel Solution; Partners with Daylight Community Development and Decro

January 24, 2022

CRATE Modular Launches New Light Gauge Steel Solution; Partners with Daylight Community Development and Decro Leading Manufacturer of Modular Buildings to Construct 47 Units of Permanent Supportive Housing in Los Angeles with New Light Gauge Steel Solution CARSON, Calif. — CRATE Modular, one of the nation’s leading manufacturer of steel-based modular buildings utilizing repurposed shipping…

Volumetric Building Companies Taps Dr. Helena Lidelöw to Serve as Chief Technical Officer

January 19, 2022

Volumetric Building Companies Taps Dr. Helena Lidelöw as Chief Technical Officer PHILADELPHIA, PA — Volumetric Building Companies (VBC), a global leader in the construction sector with a focus on building the future through volumetric modular techniques, announced today the addition of Dr. Helena Lidelöw to the executive leadership team in a newly created role of Chief Technical…

Volumetric Building Companies and Polcom Group Complete Merger

January 12, 2022

Volumetric Building Companies and Polcom Group Complete Merger PHILADELPHIA, PA — Volumetric Building Companies (VBC), one of the United States’ largest multifamily volumetric modular and components businesses, announced today that the company has merged with Polcom Group (Polcom), a premium steel modular building and custom furniture manufacturing conglomerate for the hospitality market. The deal will revolutionize the construction…

RAD Technology Medical Systems to Provide VRCC Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital with Standalone Radiotherapy Center

December 31, 2021

RAD Technology Medical Systems to Provide VRCC Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital with Modular Radiotherapy Center VENTURA, Fla. — RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD) is pleased to announce that they will be providing Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado, also known as, VRCC Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital (VRCC) in Sheridan, CO with a veterinary radiotherapy center. This…

Fading West Chooses FIBO

December 21, 2021

Fading West Chooses FIBO Fibo System USA, a Norwegian manufacturer of laminate waterproof wall panels, is pleased to announce that Fading West Development, LLC in Buena Vista, Colorado, has chosen Fibo as their specified wall finish material for tub and shower surrounds. Fading West chose the Fibo system as an alternative to tile because of…

Modern Building Systems Celebrates 50 Years

November 24, 2021

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…

Quebec-Based OKAPLY Industries Acquires Panel and Component Manufacturer VIZÜSOLUTION

November 18, 2021

Quebec-Based OKAPLY Industries Acquires Panel and Component Manufacturer VIZÜSOLUTION LACHUTE, QC – OKAPLY Industries Ltd recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of VIZÜSOLUTION Inc. The combination of these two companies will create a major player in the production of panel and wood components of all kinds. They will continue to service manufacturers of…