Record Attendance at Modular Building Institute’s World of Modular Conference in San Antonio

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The modular construction industry's largest show ever highlights best modular projects from 2013.

NRB Inc's Muhlenberg College Project Wins Best in Show

"We were so excited to see all the new faces at this year's show," said MBI Executive Director Tom Hardiman. "The level of interest about modular construction is unprecedented and we are proud to be representing this industry."

MBI’s World of Modular 2014, recently convened with more than 640 developers, contractors, architects, engineers, fleet owners, and equipment suppliers on hand; the largest gathering ever for a modular construction conference.

Hosted by the Modular Building Institute, the annual event showcases the industry’s best building projects in its Awards of Distinction competition. Voted as “Best in Show” and taking home the top prize in the permanent modular construction category was NRB, Inc. with their Muhlenberg College Dormitory project.

Modular Genius claimed the coveted “Judges Choice” Award, with the highest scoring entry among all projects with their Barrie School project. All of the award winning projects are now posted online and can be viewed at

MBI announced Kim Coates, of Coates Management Services as its Outstanding Achievement Award winner for his years of dedication and service to the association. Additionally, MBI inducted Al Hilde, Jr. founder of Satellite Shelters, into its Hall of Fame. Hilde founded the company over forty years ago and has been a strong supporter of the industry and the association.

Finally, MBI announced the date and location of its 2015 World of Modular Conference; March 13-16, 2015 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, where over 700 attendees are expected to attend.

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