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  • 15 Aug 2018

    Prefab Storage Units: Fast Protection for Your Equipment

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    Regardless of the type of business you are in, you’re likely going to build up a lot of stuff over the years.  From office centers to manufacturing facilities to school systems, eventually, the stuff that you have outgrows the space that you can fit it in… In some cases, some of...
  • 3 Aug 2018

    Lean Manufacturing: Kanban

    At Panel Built, we place a lot of emphasis on being as efficient as possible and constantly improving.  That’s why lean manufacturing is a huge part of our day to day work.  Since our inception, we have focused greatly on maximizing our quality, productivity, and usable workspa...
  • 18 Jul 2018

    Modular Construction: The New Jobsite

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    With technology growing at an exponential rate, a variety of industries are seeing drastic changes in how they operate.  A quick web search will give you an endless number of lists with “innovations to watch” for any industry in any given year.   Typically, these lists w...
  • 11 Jul 2018

    Warehouse Layout Ideas

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    Planning an effective warehouse layout is going to have a huge impact on your company for the future. Whether this is a completely new facility, expanding your current facility, or reorganizing, careful planning will determine how effective each work process is going forward. As we have ta...
  • 27 Jun 2018

    How Similar are Modular Construction and Legos?

    As modular construction has grown in popularity over the past few decades, it has garnered more and more comparisons to the toy giant LEGO.  Similar to LEGO bricks, modular construction modules are manufactured and designed (typically) in a rectangular, box shape and to be snapped i...
  • 22 Jun 2018

    Panel Built Guide to GSA Purchasing

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    The General Services Administration, or GSA, was formed in 1949 at the recommendation of the Hoover Commission to act as an “Office of General Services” for the federal government.  Since its first job (renovating the White House in 1949), the GSA has acted as an overseer of procu...
  • 12 Jun 2018

    Difference Between Modular Building Types

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    Although the practice of modular construction is a growing trend in the construction industry as a whole, there’s a lot of different ways to “Go Modular.”  To start, let’s talk about what exactly is modular construction.  Modular structures consist of multiple pieces, hav...
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Industrial Workplace Safety Checklist

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    A checklist that provides workplace safety tips for those in the industrial, construction, and manufacturing industries. This is meant to make sure employees working in these more dangerous work environments can follow protocol and safety rules in order to decrease injuries and fatal...
  • 25 May 2018

    Maximizing Warehouse Space

    Maximizing Warehouse Space
    OrganizationFirst and foremost, the organization of the warehouse is going to be an incredible factor in not only the usable space available in the facility but in its efficiency as well.  This will focus heavily on the overall layout of the facility, including aisle layout, inven...
  • 16 May 2018

    What Should You Look for in a Prefabricated Office?

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    For a business, an office space can vary greatly from industry to industry or even company to company within one industry.   Different environments create different demands on workers, which changes the way they work.   For example, at a construction site, a prefabric...
  • 2 May 2018

    The Best Way to Get Warehouse Office Space Fast

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    For growing businesses, space needs can be drastic and can arise at a moment’s notice. And in a typical warehouse environment, there is little room for additional office space, so odds are you are going to have to make your own. In this scenario, there are only a limited number of option...
  • 25 Apr 2018

    Alternative Energy Practices for Modular Construction

    Alternative Energy Practices for Modular Construction
    Modular construction is generally regarded as a greener and more environmentally friendly way of building, due to its controlled manufacturing process.  Companies looking to promote the general welfare of the environment often prefer modular construction due to the reduction of waste ...
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