Mahaffey Blog

Two Ways Fabric Buildings Maximize Construction Project Profitability

Large construction projects involve expensive equipment, large crews, multiple stakeholders and lengthy timeframes. With so many moving parts, complications and unexpected costs are guaranteed. According to a report by McKinsey Global Institute, large-scale projects typically take 20 percent longer than scheduled and can be up to 80-percent over budget.

But with today’s innovative job site solutions, complications and hidden costs don’t have to slow you down or diminish returns on your next project. Temporary structures are an ideal solution to protect your site, equipment, crews and your bottom line.

Topics: Business Continuity Construction and Maintenance Covers

Save Money to Make Money: The Financial Advantages of Using Temporary Structures in your Business Continuity Plan

In the manufacturing industry, business is booming. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, “Demand for manufactured goods remained strong at the end of 2017, which was a strong year for growth in factory orders, up a whopping 8.4 percent year-over-year in December.”

While growth may be good for your business, this heightened level of demand can have unintended consequences on your bottom line. As a business continuity solution, temporary structures are key to fast growth with minimal capital expense.

Topics: Business Continuity

3 Things to Expect from Your Fabric Structure Provider When You Face the Unexpected

One of the first lessons in woodworking is “Measure twice, cut once.” This advice applies whether you’re dealing with a hobby project in your workshop or a massive capital construction project.

But, even with all the measuring and planning in the world, sometimes things just don’t go according to plan.

Topics: Project Management Business Continuity Clearspan Fabric Structure Emergency Response

Expand your Business without Expanding your Buildings: Uses of Fabric Buildings

In business, growth is good, but sometimes, rapid expansion can force you to grow your facilities faster than it seems concrete can even set. When you need more space but can’t slow down to build it, what do you do to keep your business covered in today’s fast-paced economy?

Topics: Business Continuity

Boosting Productivity with Fabric Buildings

Oftentimes, our clients seek the customization and turnkey installation of a temporary structure to solve a particular problem. This means our solution must work seamlessly and make sure not to create additional work that would reduce productivity. By analyzing five areas of management that most affect efficiency, we’ve identified how to stay on track and maximize productivity by 40-60 percent.

Topics: Business Continuity Project Management Clearspan Fabric Structure

Winter is coming: Now is the time to protect your worksite

Winter will be here before we know it, and now is the time to plan for the harsh climates and unpredictable precipitation that come with it.

Topics: Amenities Business Continuity Custom Structures

Storage Solutions for Your Project

When most people hear the term fabric structure, it brings to mind images of special event tents or pavilions — structures that serve important, but ultimately temporary functions. What they might not know, however, is that modern fabric structures are an ideal solution for a host of temporary and long-term projects across multiple industries.

Topics: Business Continuity Custom Structures Warehouses and Storage Project Management

Fabric Structures Used for Business Continuity

Business continuity is often thought of as a disaster response plan for crisis management.
 

In many instances, though, business continuity can be part of expansion planning. When a company is rapidly expanding, permanent structures often can't be built as fast as the need for additional space or relocation requires.

Why put your business and revenue on hold while you wait for a more permanent structure to be built? One Mahaffey customer recently addressed this question head-on. 

Topics: Business Continuity Clearspan Fabric Structure Manufacturing