Philly modular builder merges with steel systems manufacturer

Guadalupe Connerley

Volumetric Setting up Companies’┬árecent merger with an abroad company will expand the Philadelphia-based firm’s operations and broaden its capabilities, according to CEO Vaughan Buckley. Poland-centered Polcom is a steel modular setting up and custom home furnishings producing conglomerate for the hospitality sector with shoppers which include Citizen M, Marriott, Hilton, […]

Modular builder CEO: ‘Katerra’s failure was spectacular’

As availability of building components and their expenses remain risky, Philadelphia-primarily based modular builder Volumetric Constructing Businesses designed a shift to the West Coastline to ensure its shoppers there continue to be served. The company procured Katerra’s assets in Tracy, California, together with its point out-of-the-art production facility (revealed above), […]

Warren Buffett targets commercial modular construction

Dive Transient: Warren Buffett is forging more into modular construction, leveraging the Berkshire Hathaway-owned MiTek engineered developing solutions and building software package organization to launch a hybrid offsite-on site constructing product qualified at hospitality, health and fitness treatment, education and learning and multifamily development. In a launch, Chesterfield, Missouri-centered MiTek […]

Modular builder Skender Manufacturing closes, citing coronavirus challenges

Dive Temporary: Chicago-dependent Skender Production, the modular-focused spinoff of basic contractor Skender Design,┬áhas declared it is closing its doors because of to economic complications introduced on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Skender Production CEO Mark Skender informed Design Dive that a coronavirus-induced downturn in hotel building experienced significantly impacted the firm, […]