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Why space-squeezed educators should choose modular for the 2017-18 school year

Why space-squeezed educators should choose modular for the 2017-18 school year

Modular space has never been more important to the North American school system as it is now. Consider the following reasons to work with Williams Scotsman as you plan for the 2017-18 school year: 

Drones: A New View on Construction

Drones: A New View on Construction

Last month, 1.2 million drones were bought as gifts. Drones, however, aren’t just for hobbyists. Companies from various industries are finding applications for these “eyes in the sky”. Here’s how the construction industry is u...

2017: The Year to Build a Career in Construction

2017: The Year to Build a Career in Construction

Just entering the workforce or thinking of a new career in 2017? Consider a job in construction, an industry already facing a labor shortage and poised for significant growth this year.

Looking At Industry Sectors for 2017

Looking At Industry Sectors for 2017

Welcome to 2017! We’re kicking off the New Year with our thoughts on some of the major forces we believe will make the most impact across the industries we serve. Here’s a brief rundown of some key sector forecasts to keep an eye on:

The Big Stories of 2016 (Part 2)

The Big Stories of 2016 (Part 2)

“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.”– Winston Churchill Each passing year brings change. In our previous blog post, we reviewed some of the big stories that helped shape the following industry sect...

The Big Stories of 2016 (Part 1)

The Big Stories of 2016 (Part 1)

As with every year, 2016 brought plenty of new developments in every industry with which Williams Scotsman does business. Here’s a brief recap of some of the biggest stories from a few of those sectors, particularly as they relate to modular.

Virtual Reality: A New Tool for Design and Construction

Virtual Reality: A New Tool for Design and Construction

Technology has always been a game-changer in the construction industry. Virtual reality is no exception. See how this emerging technology is making an impact in the field of construction.

Three Ways Modular Can Power Your Energy Business

Three Ways Modular Can Power Your Energy Business

Energy is a hard-working industry that operates 24-7 and often in harsh conditions. That’s why this sector is a perfect fit for modular buildings. Here are three ways energy industry work sites can benefit from modular.

Tips To Prepare For Heavy Winter Weather

Tips To Prepare For Heavy Winter Weather

As wintry weather crescendos in many areas of North America, it is vital to make the necessary preparations to remain safe before, during and after a winter storm. Here are a few tips to prepare your modular unit for heavy winter weather.

What is Modular Construction?

What is Modular Construction?

Modular, according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, simply means “having parts that can be connected or combined in different ways”. Understanding the value of modular construction is, however, a bit more involved.