Mansfield, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014
Design-build commercial modular construction firm Ramtech Building Systems of Mansfield, Texas has announced that the company has received a first place 2014 Awards of Distinction honor in the Relocatable Modular Building Education Over 10,000 square foot category at the World of Modular conference, the Modular Building Institute's annual convention and trade show held March 21-24 at the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas. Ramtech added to its 18 previous Awards of Distinction trophies with a winning entry for the instructional and support facilities the company built for the West (TX) ISD. The project was designed and developed in three months to serve as the temporary middle and high school campus while new permanent buildings are constructed to replace those destroyed in the massive fertilizer plant explosion on April 17 of last year. as the District's middle and high school campus which are temporarily replacing the permanent buildings that were destroyed by the massive fertilizer plant explosion on April 17 of last year. Located on the existing West Middle School site, the interim campus is part of the first phase of The Restore West ISD building program which comprises 28 separate structures including 17 new relocatable modular buildings that were designed, manufactured, and installed by Ramtech. The 69,776 square foot modular construction project includes three 10-classroom buildings, four computer and science labs, two locker room buildings, an administrative office, cafeteria, band hall, and a life skills building. According to Gary White, Ramtech's vice president of sales, “This AOD award is a recognition of Ramtech's ability to quickly execute large-scale relocatable modular building projects that are both cost-effective and high-quality." Last year the company also placed first in the same category with the modular school campus that was built for charter school operator KIPP Delta Public Schools in Blytheville, Arkansas.
The MBI Awards of Distinction contest is the commercial modular industry's premier awards program, with competition in over 30 categories for the MBI's member organizations including building manufacturers, dealers, and product and service providers. Finished modular building project entries are accepted in the relocatable, permanent, and renovated use categories. A green building design category also provides both MBI members and college and university students the opportunity to gain world-class recognition. Each building entry is judged by an impartial panel of industry and non-industry construction and code experts, architects, engineers, and marketing professionals who evaluate the projects for architectural excellence, technical innovation, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, and calendar days to complete.
About Ramtech Building Systems
Since 1982 Mansfield, Texas-based Ramtech Building Systems has been providing innovative relocatable and permanent modular buildings for government agencies, healthcare providers, Fortune 500 companies, and educational institutions throughout the Southern United States. As a vertically integrated design-build construction company, Ramtech offers full in-house design, a manufacturer direct product, and complete site construction services all within a single-source solution. By emphasizing a value engineering approach, Ramtech has successfully completed over 3,000 prefabricated buildings for diverse projects of all sizes. For more information, visit the company's website at ramtechmodular.com.