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See pictures from this year's annual convention. World of Modular has provided professionals in the modular building industry a place to network, exchange ideas, learn from experts, discuss issues, display new products, and get well-deserved recognition. Full Details >>

Worth 1.5 CEUs from Clemson University

The Modular Building Institute (MBI) along with Clemson University developed this online course with the goal of introducing the participant to an innovative and exciting construction method. This course is worth 1.5 CEUs and discusses the modular building process compared to traditional site-built construction and is designed to help the participant understand terminology and concepts of modular building including client needs, design, fabrication, transportation, and installation. Full Details >>

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY!

A new book for modular building professionals: The Modular Building Institute (MBI) along with Clemson University developed Introduction to Commercial Modular Construction over two years with the goal of introducing the reader to an innovative and exciting construction method. This book discusses the modular building process compared to traditional site-built construction and is designed to help the reader understand terminology and concepts of modular building including client needs, design, fabrication, transportation, and installation. Full Details >>

A pro-active approach to professional and personal development

MBI members have access to a discounted business conduct course that covers primary misconduct issues like bribery, kickbacks, conflicts of interest, gift giving, fair dealing, and reporting ethical violations. This online course is about 50 minutes, has additional resources, and allows participants to ask questions. Participants are required to pass a short test. Transcripts are maintained at MBI. Upon launching the course, you will be billed $50. (One pre-identified primary contact at each MBI member company is free.) Full Details >>

Safety training is now available in the areas of:

• Chemical Hazard Communication • Confined Spaces • Electrical Safety Awareness • Fall Protection • Hearing Conservation: Protecting Yourself from Hearing Loss • Ladder Safety • Personal Protective Equipment: General Overview • Powered Industrial Truck Safety • Preventing Workplace Violence • Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention • Upon launching the course, you will be billed $50. Full Details >>


Modular 101 provides an excellent overview of the industry basics. Full Details >>
Modular Construction Tour: Germany

Hanover to Munich, Germany
May 26-31, 2017

SEMA Software has organized a modular construction tour of Germany the tour includes two well known factories: Deutsche Fertighaus Holding AG is Germany’s largest producer of prefabricated buildings with an output of approximately 2,900 modular homes each year, while Fertighaus Weiss GmbH has been building and manufacturing homes for 135 years. The tour also includes visits to companies that produce manufacturing machinery—utilizing German design, engineering, and precision—as well as SEMA’s headquarters to see the innovative work behind the award winning software. Participation is extremely limited. Contact Alfred Porsche at SEMA for details. alfred.porsche@sema-soft.com 
Modular Construction Tour: Sweden

Swedish Wood Building Council
May 29-June 2, 2017

Organized by the Swedish Wood Building Council, MBI is pleased to offer its members the chance to participate in a modular construction tour of Sweden. This group study trip brings together all types of construction professionals in a reflective experience that grants unprecedented access to Sweden's most respected industrialized building firms, including the world-renown factory Lindbacks Bygg. With a population of ten million people, Sweden leads the world in having the highest contribution of industrialized building of any economy. Almost all single-family homes use value added elements, while and multi-story buildings produced by factories have risen to a 15% market share and show increasing trends. Register online at goo.gl/6vjqqe 
Modular & Offsite Construction Summit: China

Tongji University in Shanghai, China
November 10-12, 2017

Tongji University in Shanghai, China in collaboration with the University of Alberta in Canada are pleased to announce the 2017 Modular and Offsite Construction Summit to be held on November 10-12 in Shanghai. The MOC Summit has become a globally distinguished event creating an active platform for idea exchange and communication for leaders and practitioners in modular construction. With the largest construction market in the world, China is poised to showcase to the world recent advancements in Chinese industrialized construction. The event is open to anyone interested in modular and offsite construction and will offer presentations encompassing leading-edge research as well as factory tours. www.mocsummit.com 
Awards of Distinction Poster Reprint

Order Your AOD Posters

For each poster you order, you will receive an exact reprint of the original poster on display at World of Modular. Please allow two to four weeks for your order to be processed. Posters are rolled in a tube and shipped via US Postal Service First-Class Mail. If you prefer an alternate shipping method, please contact MBI. 

Free Online Recordings

McGraw Hill Smart Market Report: Prefabrication and Modularization: Increasing Productivity in the Construction Industry; Integrating Modular & Site-Built Construction; and Rethinking Construction. Free podcasts open to the public. Full Details >>
 

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