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2 Ways Temporary Fabric Structures and Other Creative Growth Solutions Help Sustain Booming Manufacturing Industry

You probably have contingency plans in place for when things go wrong. But are you prepared for growth?

Topics: Industry News Clearspan Fabric Structure

Four Innovative, Eco-friendly and Energy-Saving Temporary Fabric Structures

Green construction can feel like an incredibly broad term with many meanings and understandings. According to the Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA), green construction is looking “beyond the readily apparent aspects of the office or building to create a space that addresses the comfort, health and broader environmental impacts of the construction/remodeling process.”

Skills Gap Holding Back Manufacturing Growth

According to the Industry Pulse: 2018 Manufacturing Workforce Report, skilled talent is a top hindrance to growth in the manufacturing sector. The report states, “Three of the top challenges companies face in the next three years revolve around developing a skilled workforce. These challenges directly affect another top challenge: expanding business.”

Topics: Industry News

Mahaffey Has You Covered. Before, During, and After the Storm.

Have you ever wondered how Mahaffey brings energy response and business continuity solutions at lightning-fast speed to those impacted by terrifying storms?

Topics: Emergency Response Extreme Weather Structures

Mahaffey MTS™ Engineered to be the Ideal Temporary Warehouse in Harsh Winter Climates

When you hear the word, “temporary,” what comes to mind?

If you aren’t thinking, “tough,” “durable,” and “long-term,” think again.

Temporary structures are ideal warehouse solutions for expanding product lines, seasonal needs, or for companies needing a “gap” solution when production can’t stall during construction of a permanent facility.

Quick Response Saves the Day for Oil Refinery Turnaround

Petroleum refining in the United States is a $500 billion industry. According to Statista, in 2017, US oil refineries produced some 13 million barrels per day!

Mahaffey recently had the opportunity to partner with a global company whose U.S. oil refinery was preparing for a scheduled turnaround in one of their units. Turnarounds and required maintenance functions are scheduled and meticulously planned months in advance to adhere to OSHA and EPA guidelines.

Topics: Manufacturing Clearspan Fabric Structure

2 Ways to Expect Your Fabric Structure Project Manager to Go Beyond the Basics

Think about the different types of people you interact with every day—from staff to consultants to vendors and contractors. Do you want people that say “yes” to every request, regardless of whether it’s the right solution? Or do you want people who aren’t afraid to tell you there might be a better approach?

Topics: Project Management

Customize Your Temporary Structure for Success from the Ground Up

A temporary structure is often the most economical and ideal solution for industrial construction and manufacturing needs. Customization turns a basic structure design into the exact application you need for your project. 

Topics: Custom Structures

Safety Training Must Be a Focus Both On and Off the Job for Construction, Manufacturing, and Temporary Structure Crews

Sixty-two billion dollars. That’s how much U.S. companies pay each year to cover expenses associated with workplace injuries, according to the Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index. That’s practically pocket change compared to the $250 billion companies lost last year from employees sustaining injuries off the job, according to the National Safety Council.

Topics: Warehouses and Storage Construction and Maintenance Covers Project Management

Memphis Business Receives National Honors for Its Commitment to Fighting Poverty

Mahaffey Fabric Structures has been inducted into the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City Hall of Fame and honored on the Inner City 100 Businesses List for the seventh year in a row for our hometown, Memphis, TN. Mahaffey was chosen for its commitment to Memphis’ inner city, developing its workforce and growing the economy.

Topics: Clearspan Fabric Structure