Community service has always played a big part in what Ramtech’s mission has been as a company. It plays a role in what we call the ‘Ramtech Difference’. We’ve been engaged for years with dedicated team members past and present, participating with, and serving others through a variety of local organizations. Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County is just one of those organizations. For over 20 years Sabrina Queen has steadfastly been one of those servants, visiting 13-15 elderly and disabled clients at their homes and assisted living facilities each week in both the Mansfield and Arlington areas.
Meals On Wheels of Tarrant County provides approximately 1.7 million meals each year to some of Tarrant County’s frailest citizens. By providing home-delivered meals, professional case management, and other needed items or services to homebound, elderly and disabled clients can remain living independently in their own homes. The daily contact by a MOW volunteer helps provide an added level of safety also since a volunteer will be checking on the client.
From all of us at Ramtech, thank you Sabrina for your dedication to making a difference in the lives of others.
Ramtech recently made a significant addition to our development team by welcoming on board industry veteran Brian Wier to serve in our estimating department. Brian brings to Ramtech a broad background in project estimating and the managing of vendor relationships for the development of complex projects for a wide variety of industrial and commercial building applications. His previous work experience also includes a leadership roles in creating and implementing training procedures for project estimators in both Texas and Oklahoma.
Brian joins Ramtech at a pivotal time for us as we seek to grow both our traditional and slab-on-grade permanent modular construction business. In welcoming Brian, Matt Slataper noted, “Bryan’s diverse experience has prepared him to add immediate value in our Estimating Department in order to coordinate with our Sales and Design teams, and to be a liaison with different subcontractors, suppliers, and design partners to help us deliver the highest quality modular building solutions possible for our customers. We are thrilled to have Brian join the Ramtech team and we’re excited to see what the future holds as he develops into a key thought-leader within our organization.”
Brian attended school high school locally in Fort Worth, then completed a general studies degree in the Tarrant County College system. In addition to furthering his leadership and organizational skills to focus on product quality, labor efficiencies, and volume goals, he is also a credentialed CISCO Certified Network Administrator by way of the Cisco Networking Academy program.
On Monday Prestonwood Christian Academy North held a dedication and open house at their new modular building learning cottage, now known as “Pride Rock’. Ramtech recently completed the installation of the 9,856 square foot office and classroom facility which is located on the campus of Prestonwood Baptist Church in the Collin County community of Prosper, Texas.
As the country’s fastest growing private Christian school, the traditional modular building will add additional facility space to accommodate PCA North’s middle school students. The new facility features administrative office space, a conference room, seven classrooms and a band room, and boys’ and girls’ restrooms. The exterior of the building utilizes a parapet wall design finished with HardiePanel fiber cement vertical siding to blend in with the adjacent existing school and church structures. Ramtech’s scope of work included installation of the building modules, providing for the utility point of connections, the interior finish-out, and the installation of the metal steps, ramps, and decks.
After a summer hiatus Ramtech is now fully back on the fall trade show and conference circuit with three shows in San Antonio. During the last week of September, Ramtech’s Business Development Specialists Sabrina Queen and Jade Pulfer first attended the txED TASA|TASB Convention, the largest public school trade show event in Texas. Ramtech promoted our current portable and traditional modular classroom products, along with our two approaches to permanent modular construction. Next up was the Texas Public Charter Schools Conference at the JW Marriott Hotel where we had the chance to interact with over 1,600 leaders and innovators from the growing public charter school market throughout Texas.
On October 5-7 Ramtech returned to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center to exhibit at the 110th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Texas Municipal League. Over 2,800 appointed and elected Texas city officials from across the State were in attendance including mayors, council members, city managers, department directors, and other municipal professionals who gathered to network, strategize, and explore educational opportunities. Ramtech was aided in all of these events with our new customizable corporate brochure that we just designed and produced specifically to aid in our modular construction promotional efforts at trade shows and with prospective customers across all of the markets we serve.
Ramtech has now completed the manufacturing phase of the 26 non-combustible steel framed modular sections for the permanent modular office building we are developing for Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in Los Alamos, NM. With the site preparation already completed, Ramtech has now begun installing the modular sections that will make up the 22,992 square foot structure which will take until the second week of August. The installation process will include the crane-setting of the first-floor modules and welding them all in place, installing an elevator, and then crane setting and anchoring the second floor of the building. (more…)