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Modular Focus | VANGUARD MODULAR BUILDING SYSTEMS LLC
VANGUARD MODULAR INCREASES ITS EXPERTISE IN PERMANENT MODULAR PROJECTS. BY JIM HARRIS
Modular serves the education,
commercial, healthcare, oil and gas,
government and religious markets.
Vanguard Modular Building
* Headquarters: Malvern, Pa.
* Employees: Less an 50
* Specia y: Modular construction
"I ink ere are many more
applications where permanent
modular construction can
- Mark Meyers, vice president of marketing ervices
anguard Modular Building Systems LLC is changing the way its
clients think about modular construction, one project at a time.
"We go after projects that may not have
been thought of as being appropriate for
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modular methods in the past," says Mark
Meyers, vice president of marketing services
for the Malvern, Pa.-based company. "We
are finding that architects, general contractors and owners are beginning to recognize
the benefits of modular construction."
Established in 1998, Vanguard Modular specializes in providing permanent
and temporary modular buildings to the
education, commercial, healthcare, oil and
gas, government and religious markets.
The company's typical projects range from
700 to 20,000 square feet in size; the largest
building the company has completed is a
three-story, 40,000-square-foot facility.
"Our company does not supply 8-foot
and 10-foot wide construction trailers; we
construct large modular buildings," Meyers
explains. "We focus our resources and time
on custom building solutions instead of
getting into the trailer industry, which we
view as a distraction."
Vanguard Modular's capabilities include
construction, delivery, engineering, permitting, project management, site preparation, foundations, installation and utility
The company has offices throughout
the Atlantic and Gulf coasts, allowing it to
serve more than 20 states in the eastern
and southern United States. The northern
New England states including Maine,
Vermont and New Hampshire are served
by Schiavi Leasing Corp., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Vanguard Modular based in
Vanguard Modular is privately owned, a
status that Meyers says gives it the ability to