As your business grows, it can be difficult to find space for new employees while still providing for all of their needs. Modular design makes it easier than ever to create a flexible workspace that can change with your business. You don’t have to find a brand new office – you can simply rent an open area and use office partitions to modify the workspace as needed. [Read more…]
For manufacturers, wall partitions are an important part of keeping sensitive equipment safe from dust and debris from surrounding areas. That’s why Porta-King installed a modular wall system for a manufacturer of brake shoes for trucks. [Read more…]
Amazon Fulfillment Centers are by no means small. With over 90 locations worldwide, the largest can easily fit 28 football fields. With such large facilities, it’s important that the teams have a quiet and productive place to work. That’s why Porta-King once again teamed up with Amazon in Eastvale, California to install modular wall partitions for improved team rooms. [Read more…]
Even in a factory, privacy is needed to protect trade secrets and allow employees to work and relax in peace. Installing privacy walls can help you achieve these goals. Here are three places in your factory where privacy walls are needed:
In the Office
Installing privacy walls in the offices of your factory will maximize your workers’ personal space and limit distractions. It will also let you rearrange the office whenever your needs change, such as: [Read more…]
You need wall partitions in your facility, but are unsure whether modular walls or modular tall walls would fit your needs. When deciding whether or not modular tall walls are right for your facility, ask yourself these questions:
How Much Space Do You Have?
Do you have an abundance of space in your facility, or is it a luxury? Modular tall walls differ from modular walls in that they are taller and designed for larger spaces than a traditional modular wall can accommodate. [Read more…]
With plans for a newly constructed hospital wing underway, a host of questions will arise. Namely, what kind of walls should they be outfitted with? Should you choose traditional walls or spring for modular? Modular walls come with many benefits that will help your hospital operate better.
Promote Staff & Patient Health
For the health of patients and staff, it’s very important that hospitals remain clean—especially during construction. Debris and dust from traditional construction can have adverse health effects like pneumoconiosis, or “dusty lung.” Even after traditional construction is long over, harmful construction dust can still hang around. [Read more…]
Porta-King recently completed a project for a power management company located in Pennsylvania. They needed a solution to help cut down noise in their plant and turned to Porta-King, who supplied them with an indoor equipment enclosure.
Reducing Plant Noise
Indoor equipment enclosures are great for creating sound enclosures for loud equipment in power management or other facilities. The company needed to enclose a Data Physics LE 1316 vibration/slip table used for vibration testing of a variety of aerospace components, which made the facility uncomfortably loud. [Read more…]
Versa-King systems have long been the go-to framing choice for modular buildings like in-plant offices and other interiors commonly found inside factories and warehouses. Their reliable, quality products are virtually maintenance-free and have been put into just about every indoor setting imaginable. However, Versa-King used to only provide two versions of this particular modular wall systems.
Luckily, Versa-King recently expanded their capabilities by introducing a new 6 inch wall system, the VK HD-6, that can be used for extra tall applications while still providing the same stability and safety as other Versa-King wall systems. But don’t worry: the new product is still in line with the brand’s historically high standards. [Read more…]
Some businesses take the utilitarian approach to designing their modular office. Others are more concerned with how their office encourages productivity and creativity, or at least what kind of impression it makes on newcomers. Luckily, modular offices are not a one-size-fits-all endeavor and there are many ways to create the luxury office of your dreams. Consider the design options below before beginning construction on your modular project.
Creating an Open Atmosphere
Size matters. Since close quarters can create a claustrophobic atmosphere, creating space above and around office personnel is a sure fire way to create a luxury modular office. You can make your office airy and open by choosing overheight or tall walls (10 feet or more). In addition, you can incorporate mezzanines to create a load bearing single story or two story modular office . Adding a steel structure like this will allow you to develop a much larger floor plan on the ground level while creating valuable new space on top for extra storage or a new work area.
If you are working with Millennials or your employees have particularly fluid methods of working, it may be beneficial to have convertible workspaces. Open ceilings with exposed deck and full glass anodized aluminum doors are just a few great ways to modernize your luxury modular office. [Read more…]