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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.

How Modular Solutions Can Help Homeless and Refugee Populations

How Modular Solutions Can Help Homeless and Refugee Populations

Modular buildings are typically used as temporary office or classroom space. But modular units are well suited to sheltering the homeless and refugees. Learn how modular space is being used to address homeless and refugee crises, here and abroad.

Leasing Modular Space: How much does it cost?

Leasing Modular Space: How much does it cost?

Modular buildings provide a great solution for a variety of space needs. But how much do they cost? If you’re new to leasing modular buildings, this may be one of the first questions you have when considering a modular space solution. 

Safety First: The Importance of TRIR to Your Business

Safety First: The Importance of TRIR to Your Business

Safety is a round-the-clock concern for Williams Scotsman and our clients, who negotiate ever-present dangers in workplaces that are often temporary, dynamic and fast-paced. But how does a business measure their safety performance?

Do You Have the Storage for the Holiday Inventory Influx?

Do You Have the Storage for the Holiday Inventory Influx?

With indicators pointing toward a busy holiday season, it’s time for retailers to consider temporary storage containers. Here’s how Williams Scotsman’s mobile storage containers help retailers make the most of the most wonderful tim...