Portable Buildings

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Although they are not intended for use as permanent structures, portable buildings provide an ideal alternative where shelter or interior space is required and often they serve many of the same purposes than a conventionally built space would. Read Moreā€¦

Portable Buildings Portable buildings are modular structures or prefabricated shelters that are constructed as a complete unit that is able to be relocated through the use of cranes, forklifts and trucks.

Leading Manufacturers

Santa Ana, CA  |  800-394-7699

As a manufacturer of modular buildings, including inplant modular offices, exterior steel buildings, guard buildings, fork liftable and crane liftable buildings, multi-level buildings and mezzanines, Abtech offers turnkey installations or packages for install by end user.

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Abtech, Inc. $$$

Harrison Township, MI  |  586-468-2947

We offer a wide variety of affordable modular buildings for your convenience. Our engineers are determined to bring you a product with a great value and exceptional customer service. We have been around since 1954 providing portable buildings that are made out of steel.

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Par-Kut International Inc. $$$

East Rivertown, NJ  |  856-303-1101

Sea Box has high quality new and used ISO Containers and chassis available for sale, lease, or rent. The Containers can be used as shipping containers, mobile storage units, refrigerated containers, portable storage containers, and have many other applications. Browse our website to check out the various types of ISO containers, shelters and related equipment we have.

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Sea Box, Inc. $$$

Wildomar, CA  |  805-684-1117

With over 30 years of experience, the FCP team specializes in supplying the finest quality products at competitive prices by being an innovator in design, technology, product manufacturing and professional support.

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FCP, Inc. $$$

Fallbrook, CA  |  877-412-0555

Our booths and partitions are available in solid surface, stainless steel, solid plastic, solid phenolic, high pressure laminate, and metal powder coated. Our washroom accessories also include combo towel waste units, paper towel dispensers, waste receptacles, soap dispensers, mirrors, warm air hand dryers, toilet tissue dispensers, toilet seat cover dispensers, grab bars, bathroom accessories, shower tub accessories, urinal screens and child care products and accessories.

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Universal Modular Building $$$

Orange, CA  |  714-771-6580

Aztec Corporation has been one of Southern California's premier material handling sources for over 30 years, and has now expanded nationwide. Aztec offers solutions for your growing business. We can show you how to get more use from a smaller facility. We can help you consolidate your existing facility. Aztec's products include MEZZANINES, all styles, new and used; MODULAR OFFICES, clean rooms.

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Aztec Corporation $$$
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Portable buildings are commonly used as temporary offices on construction sites, as guard houses, as rural offices or medical buildings, as on-site changing rooms and as temporary housing in remote locations. Portable buildings are a type of modular building; however modular building is intended for more permanent long term use.

A portable building on a building site for example would only be required for a number of months, rather than many decades. Portable buildings are simple and compact, and are able to be moved as needed to different locations. The basic layout consists of a frame and wall panels, as well as a roof and installed floor.

Custom specifications can be made, but are often not worth the extra designing and fabricating costs as they are usually only required for temporary use.

There are numerous advantages to using portable buildings with the two biggest benefits being in the saving of time and money. Conventional building can take months from design to completion and there are numerous steps and processes along the way that can cause delays. A relocatable building is available for immediate use from the moment it is installed. This saves on costs in terms of raw materials, design and engineering costs and labor and workforce.

For spaces that are not required permanently, it is not logical to install a traditional building and therefore a portable office or space is the ideal solution. A further advantage to using portable buildings is the fact that because they are not intended for permanent installation, the structures are not required to abide by the regulations or tax burdens which traditional builders must follow.

This is a further time saving factor in the process of obtaining a space for office or personal use as a landowner does not need to go through further administrative work to obtain a building permit. The contractors who build the portable building are able to work from pre engineered building designs, and do not have to individually design each structure.

Furthermore, for short term temporary use, some manufacturers will rent or lease their portable or relocatable buildings, further saving a company money and time.

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