Tuesday, 22 January 2019 / Published in Education, Modular Construction, Ramtech News
portable classroom building

Eanes ISD Learning Studio

Ramtech recently completed two next generation portable classrooms for the Eanes Independent School District located in Austin, Texas. The innovative modular building project was a collaborative effort led by Pfluger Architects which began by using our industry standard portable double classroom design, then modifying the interior and exterior in order to create a new type of instructional environment dubbed the ‘Learning Studio’. Ramtech manufactured and installed both modular buildings at the school district’s Cedar Creek Elementary school location. Each 1,536 square foot facility features a bank of three seven-foot tinted aluminum framed awning windows that allow for increased lighting and ventilation. The standard 2×4′ box lighting was replaced with linear pendant fixtures that provide both direct and indirect light creating a more natural light quality. The typical wall-mounted through wall HVAC units that can create unwanted noise were replaced with split systems with a closet mounted air handler, outside condenser unit, and exposed spiral duct. (more…)

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 / Published in Ramtech News

The speed component of modular construction is critical when communities are faced with rebuilding after natural disasters strike. Ramtech’s Linc Moss discusses the unique role that modular construction can play in these efforts in a post for this week’s edition of ThomasNet Insights

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 / Published in Ramtech News

Beginning January 4, Matt Slataper moved into the position of Ramtech’s Executive Vice President. In this new role, Matt will be responsible for managing the Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource, and IT areas. He will also continue to focus on business development with an emphasis on forming strategic partnerships. Prior to joining Ramtech in 2018, Matt spent 12 years in the finance industry, most recently as a Vice President in J.P. Morgan’s Investment Banking division in the Houston area. There he focused on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets advisory within the oil and gas sector. Matt has an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a BBA from Southern Methodist University. He and his wife Tiffany have two children and reside in Fort Worth.

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 / Published in Medical, Modular Building, Modular Construction, Ramtech News

Ramtech has recently completed a modular health clinic for Cactus Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in Fort Stockton, Texas. Working with Vandergriff Group Architects, PC in a design assist role in developing the Type V-b modular structure, Ramtech utilized the company’s pier and beam permanent modular construction process to accelerate the completion of the 6,016 square foot modular clinic building. Ramtech’s scope of work included the manufacturing, installation, and finish-out of the modular sections which were set on a concrete pier foundation that was procured separately by Cactus Health. The parapet wall exterior of the building utilizes a combination of R-Panel metal siding with a masonry rock veneer, while the interior is finished with vinyl covered gypsum walls along with commercial sheet vinyl flooring throughout the facility. The building provides three exam rooms for each of the clinics three providers, a reception area, multiple private offices, an x-ray room, lab and pharmacy area, and future space for a dentist. (more…)

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