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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 MHProNews.com 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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MHC Wins National Award

June 13th, 2012 Comments off

The State Journal-Register in Springfield, Illinois says Timber Creek Living MHC in Springfield won the Community of the Year Award for the Midwest at the 2012 Manufactured Housing Institute’s (MHI) National Congress and Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing. The 55-and-older community is comprised of 200 residents living in 125 homes ranging from 1,350 to 1,725 square feet, with prices from $90,000 up to $160,000. The community includes three ponds, gazebos, a community room and exercise facility, and outside shuffleboard courts. Timber Creek homeowner Mary Miller, noting the owners treat the residents like family, says, “It’s a nice quiet area and there’s always something to do.” MHProNews.com has learned developer Doug Daniels is planning to expand the community.

(Photo credit: Rich Saal/ State Journal Register–Mary Miller at Timber Creek)