Posts Tagged ‘Western Canada’

MH Component Maker Expanding

January 28th, 2013 Comments off

WoodworkingNetwork reports Okaply Industries, a producer of plywood, vinyl laminated panels, MDF, particleboard and mouldings for the manufactured housing and commercial modular industries, is opening a fully-equipped moulding dept. at its facility in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Based in Opa, Quebec, just north of Montreal, Okaply opened the plant in Calgary in April, 2012 to better service its western Canada customers. MHProNews has learned Okaply is celebrating its 46th year in business.

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Canadian Firm Building Modular Units for First Nations People

June 20th, 2011 Comments off

Daily Commercial News says Intelligent Living Corporation (ILVC) (OTCBB: ILVC) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is working with First Nations communities in Western Canada to help meet their needs for 20,000 modular housing units.  In addition, a recent government analysis determined that 50 percent of tribal housing needs major repairs.  A member of the Canadian Green Building Council, ILVC provides information technology and security products and services to the corporate and consumer communities, as well as energy efficient homes for First Nations peoples.  Michael Holloran, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICLV, said, “Native housing is a key element of our business plan and we are actively working with First Nations communities to refine our modular housing designs to meet their requirements and provide access to skills training.”