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Williams Scotsman

April 01, 2014 12:46 ET

Williams Scotsman Takes Top Spots in Annual MBI Awards of Distinction

Honors Include Two First Place Designations in Relocatable and Permanent Modular Categories

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Apr 1, 2014) -  The Modular Building Institute (MBI) recognized Williams Scotsman, an Algeco Scotsman company and leading provider of modular space and storage solutions in North America, with two first place awards for projects entered in the relocatable modular and permanent education categories. The awards were presented at the annual MBI Awards of Distinction ceremony on Monday, March 24.

"The MBI awards provide an opportunity to showcase some of our recent innovations in modular space solutions from the past year," said Brad Soultz, president of Williams Scotsman. "We enjoy a long history of serving the education sector, and we've proven again this year that we are a leader in that category. As the leading provider of modular space in North America, Williams Scotsman is proud to deliver permanent modular and temporary classroom solutions to accommodate any project need. I'd like to congratulate all the teams involved in these award-winning efforts."

The awards honor innovation and design excellence within the commercial modular space industry.

MBI recognized Williams Scotsman for the following projects:

First Place
Relocatable Modular - Retail or Hospitality
Potomac Shores Welcome Center
Dumfries, VA

First Place
Permanent Modular - Education under 5000 square feet
Saltar's Point Elementary
Steilacoom, WA

The Modular Building Institute is a non-profit trade association ( that represents the manufacturers, dealers, and suppliers of commercial factory-built structures, a multi-billion dollar industry annually. From classrooms to airport terminals, dormitories to weigh stations, emergency rooms to restaurants, MBI member companies manufacture, install, and service virtually every type of building application, for both temporary and permanent use. The commercial building awards, judged by an impartial panel of experts, were based on the following criteria: architectural excellence, technical innovation, cost effectiveness/energy efficiency, and calendar days to complete. Projects had to be intended as commercial structures, and all had to be of mobile or modular construction.

Visit to view photos of the winning projects. 

About Williams Scotsman
Williams Scotsman, an Algeco Scotsman company, offers space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets, with operations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Williams Scotsman serves customers' modular space and storage needs through a network of nearly 100 locations throughout North America. In addition to its core leasing business, the company manages and develops permanent modular structures. For more information visit