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Portable Buildings Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory implements a thorough list of portable building manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our listing to examine and sort top portable building manufacturers with previews of ads and detailed descriptions of each product. Any portable building company can design, engineer, and manufacture portable buildings to meet your companies specific qualifications. An easy connection to reach portable building companies through our fast request for quote form is provided on our website. The company information includes website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information. Customer reviews are available and product specific news articles. This source is right for you whether it's for a manufacturer of portable office buildings, portable storage buildings, and portable structures.

  • Santa Ana, CA 800-394-7699

    As a manufacturer of modular buildings, including inplant modular offices, exterior steel buildings, guard buildings, fork liftable and crane liftable buildings, multi-level buildings and mezzanines, Abtech offers turnkey installations or packages for install by end user. Our modular structures are constructed of steel, are free-standing & manufactured under strict quality control methods.

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  • Harrison Township, MI 800-394-6599

    At Par-Kut International, we manufacture prefabricated, relocatable, portable buildings, as well as guardhouses & in-plant modular offices. For over 50 years, our steel enclosures have included portable buildings, commercial modular buildings, booths, & more. We provide a wide range of products for a variety of markets. Call for affordable, durable & unique modular buildings.

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  • Ontario, CA 800-959-0878

    We work hard to provide our customers with outstanding building systems. These buildings adhere to extensive testing to ensure the highest levels of quality. Our engineers have the background to successfully create your building in a timely manner. Safety is very important to us and you will not be upset with the conditions of our products. Our company has set a standard of innovation in our industry. If you would like to learn more information then please give us a call!

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  • Mississauga, ON 800-387-7614

    We design and manufacture factory built, prefabricated, interior and exterior modular buildings, available in both wood and steel framed construction. National coverage across the entire U.S. See our website for various examples. Custom Applications are our specialty.

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  • Wildomar, CA 805-684-1117

    With over 30 years of experience, the FCP team specializes in supplying the finest quality products at competitive prices by being an innovator in design, technology, product manufacturing and professional support. We have the reputation of continuously setting the industry standard for Steel Mezzanines, Support Platforms and Metal Buildings.Our rigid frame design is perfect for metal buildings, conveyor support and equipment platforms.

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  • Williamsburg, VA 866-396-0227

    Anchor Modular Buildings sells and leases custom-built, prefabricated modular buildings to support the needs of a wide variety of businesses primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. From office trailers, steel buildings and portable buildings to pre-owned inventory, we put our customers and quality first.

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Furthering Education with Portable Buildings

Portable buildings are simply temporary buildings designed to set up fast, get used temporarily, and break down quickly. Industries that use portable modular buildings the most include construction crews, clothing stores, temporary offices, stadiums, research centers, and temporary events. However, there are also many other industries that also use portable buildings in one capacity or another.

One of the most beneficial uses for temporary buildings is in the field of education. Schools around the world, whether they are elementary schools, high schools, or colleges, use temporary buildings to expand quickly so that they can bring in additional students and teachers. Many schools could not exist without the ability to use the modular buildings that they keep on campus. Bringing in extra students and using temporary structures helps the schools bring in enough money to eventually expand and create permanent buildings. However, some schools even use their temporary buildings for decades before they replace them with a more permanent solution.

Schools also need the benefits that a temporary modular building can provide in case of emergencies. In the event of natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina, and the West, Texas explosion temporary buildings were used to keep the schools open until new buildings could be erected.

The portable building industry is a huge supporter of continuing education in adverse conditions. The use of these buildings is so critical, in fact, that some building suppliers manufacture designs specifically for educational use. Thanks to the varied uses of modular, temporary buildings, education can continue even in the face of disaster, budget cuts, and student overflow.

Portable Buildings

Portable buildings are modular structures or prefabricated shelters that are constructed as a complete unit that is able to be relocated through the use of cranes, forklifts and trucks. Although they are not intended for use as permanent structures, portable buildings provide an ideal alternative where shelter or interior space is required and often they serve many of the same purposes than a conventionally built space would.

Portable buildings are commonly used as temporary offices on construction sites, as guard houses, as rural offices or medical buildings, as on-site changing rooms and as temporary housing in remote locations. Portable buildings are a type of modular building; however modular building is intended for more permanent long term use. A portable building on a building site for example would only be required for a number of months, rather than many decades. Portable buildings are simple and compact, and are able to be moved as needed to different locations. The basic layout consists of a frame and wall panels, as well as a roof and installed floor. Custom specifications can be made, but are often not worth the extra designing and fabricating costs as they are usually only required for temporary use.

There are numerous advantages to using portable buildings with the two biggest benefits being in the saving of time and money. Conventional building can take months from design to completion and there are numerous steps and processes along the way that can cause delays. A relocatable building is available for immediate use from the moment it is installed. This saves on costs in terms of raw materials, design and engineering costs and labor and workforce. For spaces that are not required permanently, it is not logical to install a traditional building and therefore a portable office or space is the ideal solution. A further advantage to using portable buildings is the fact that because they are not intended for permanent installation, the structures are not required to abide by the regulations or tax burdens which traditional builders must follow. This is a further time saving factor in the process of obtaining a space for office or personal use as a landowner does not need to go through further administrative work to obtain a building permit. The contractors who build the portable building are able to work from pre engineered building designs, and do not have to individually design each structure. Furthermore, for short term temporary use, some manufacturers will rent or lease their portable or relocatable buildings, further saving a company money and time.

Qube-System Portable Building
Forkliftable Prefabricated Building
Portable Buildings - Abtech, Inc.