Raising security at your warehouse is of the utmost importance if you want to keep your employees and the facility safe. In addition to other security measures to make your warehouse safer, guard buildings help improve the security for all of the following: [Read more…]
Aerospace research has led to everything from more efficient aircraft to non-stick pans. Modular mezzanines can help aerospace researchers and engineers by maximizing your workplace’s potential:
- Work platforms to provide researchers with a safe environment in which to work and help engineers, welders, and other skilled laborers access high or hard-to-reach areas safely.
- Equipment platforms to keep equipment safe from unauthorized access and seismic events
- Storage platforms to keep materials safely out of the way of the main floor
With the growth of clean energy and the recent elections, the future of the coal mining industry has been center stage. Namely, what will happen to it and all the businesses and people whose livelihoods are connected to it? The modular construction industry is no exception. Luckily, there are ways you can compensate for the changing industry: [Read more…]
Porta-King provides turnkey solutions for observation booths required by companies and organizations who engage in the monitoring of people or processes. Our customers include the U.S. military, sheriff departments, manufacturing operations, testing agencies and more.
This recent application came to us from a company engaged in testing the performance characteristics of new automobiles. This requires personnel to be as close as possible to the track the vehicles are using to conduct their tests. To achieve the necessary viewing perspective required for the users an elevated platform was needed along with a booth to provide shelter for personnel and their equipment. Porta-King’s turnkey solution included: [Read more…]
The County Corrections facility in Pinellas County, Florida needed to have their guard towers that overlooked Recreation Observation within the correctional facility yard replaced. They needed something that would:
- Be cost effective
- Withstand the extreme weather conditions of the region
- Be able to keep guards safe
When the correctional facility decided to upgrade the guard towers, they had to decide whether to refurbish or replace. They made the decision to refurbish the towers and replace the existing guard booths. [Read more…]
Drones are becoming widely popular in all sorts of commercial industries like filming and law enforcement. Modular construction is no exception. Some construction companies use drones to get a live view of the construction site and monitor its progress. If you own a construction company and are considering using drones, here’s what you need to know:
Before You Fly
According to Know Before You Fly, commercial drones can be flown with the authorization of the FAA on a case-by-case basis. You will also have to register your drone with the FAA for safety and accountability reasons. [Read more…]
As a restaurant owner, you want your patrons and employees to be as comfortable and well taken care of as possible. So why not invest in a prefabricated valet booth for your valet parking attendants? Valet booths are convenient, economical, and safe. They are also sure to add a look of professionalism to your restaurant’s exterior.
Add a Professional Look
When patrons come to your restaurant, they will automatically see that they don’t have to spend time driving around looking for a place to park. A secure valet booth will also show that you care about the safety for your employees and patrons’ vehicles. [Read more…]
Modular offices are known for their sustainability and ease of construction. Unfortunately, some people equate modular with uncomfortable and impersonal, which couldn’t be further from the truth. Modular offices can be designed to be comfortable and work with the environment in which they are constructed, be it an office building or warehouse. Some simple additions to your existing modular office can greatly improve your employees’ comfort.
Add Soundproofing Walls or Panels
No matter what business you’re in, it’s important that your employees have a quiet place to work. With that in mind, soundproofing your modular office is especially important in loud environments like warehouses and military bases. These additions make your modular office quieter for your employees, improving concentration and reducing noise-induced headaches. [Read more…]
Hoosier Energy in Illinois needed a place to house their electrical control equipment and water pumping systems for their power plant. Reaching out to Porta-King, they were able to find a solution that would house their equipment safely and be quickly constructed.
Minimizing Construction in a Restricted Area
Due to the location of the construction site and security reasons, Hoosier Energy wanted construction to be quick and require as few workers as possible. As such, they eventually chose Porta-King to install a prefabricated equipment enclosure for their power plant because of our method of construction. [Read more…]
Hospitals have to take a lot into consideration when making their budget, including, but not limited to:
- Employee salaries
- Department expenses
- Cost of equipment and other technology
- Operating margins
With all of these factors, hospitals can be pretty restricted by their available funds and need to be as financially conscious as possible without sacrificing quality. Modular cleanrooms are a great way to get the cleanroom your hospital needs. [Read more…]