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Atco Sells its Half of Modular Venture

September 13th, 2013 Comments off

Producer of modular workforce buildings, mobile offices, and permanent modular buildings, Canada’s Atco Ltd. has sold its half of the joint venture in South America with Tecno Fast to its partner for Canada $124 million. The sale includes assets in Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Peru, according to With 8,800 employees worldwide, and clients in over 100 countries, as MHProNews has learned, Atco Structures and Logistics has other working subsidiaries in South America and may re-enter the modular market at a later date.

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ATCO Wins Top Honors

March 26th, 2013 Comments off

MHProNews has learned from PRWeb that modular builder ATCO Structures & Logistics was honored several times at the Modular Building Institute (MBI)’s 2013 Awards of Distinction. First place in the permanent modular commercial housing category was for MEG Energy Pirate’s Cove Lodge near Christina Lake that is as much resort as workforce housing. With its full basketball court gymnasium, world-class kitchen and theatre, the 150-bed lodge also has a skywalk system to protect workers from extreme weather conditions here, about 400 miles north of Montana in remote Conklin, Alberta, Canada. It also received most overall votes. In the material reuse category, ATCO received best of show honors for an office building in Santiago, Chile, and honorable mention for an office in Calgary that uses recycled tire carpet tiles and 50 percent recycled materials for the plank floor. The modular building site services company got another honorable mention for a 3D animated film about workforce housing. With $14 billion in assets, ATCO has operations on five continents.

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Modular Plant Opens in Idaho

July 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Following up on a story we published April 5, 2012 concerning ATCO Structures and Logistics of Alberta, Canada opening a modular production facility in Pocatello, Idaho, Manufacturing reports the Idaho State Journal says ATCO held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wed., June 27 attended by Pocatello Mayor Brian Blad and company CEO Nancy Southern. The modular workforce housing units produced by the 190 employees will be shipped to energy work sites around the world. As has learned, noting the company’s goal to produce three units per day, plant manager David Cook said, “Ninety percent of the supplies we use come from companies in Idaho.”

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Canadian Company Expanding in U.S.

April 5th, 2012 Comments off

ATCO Structures and Logistics of Alberta, Canada, is opening its third plant in the U.S., a 200,000 square foot facility in Pocatello, Idaho to meet growing demands for its modular buildings, according to IndustryWeek. Over 150 plumbers, electricians, and carpenters, plus office staff and additional production workers will be employed when the facility opens in June 2012. has learned ATCO is a multi-billion dollar company involved in various manufacturing industries with clients in over 100 countries and facilities on five continents. It began in 1947 providing modular housing to workers during Canada’s first oil boom, and continues to offer modular structures for commercial, industrial, educational, and residential applications.

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