Modular construction, also known as prefabricated or off-site construction, involves building various components or modules of a structure in a factory setting before transporting them to a construction site for assembly.
Developers favor modular construction for several reasons, including it’s speed of construction, cost-efficiency, consistency, and quality control, reduced on-site disruptions, design flexibility, and it’s ability to overcome location challenges.
Modular construction allows simultaneous progress on-site and in the factory, reducing the overall construction timeline compared to traditional on-site construction. This is achieved by pre-building modules off-site, which are then quickly assembled on-site.
Yes, modular construction can be cost-effective due to economies of scale in the factory setting, reduced labor costs, and optimized material usage, resulting in potential savings on financing expenses.
Absolutely! Modular construction is not limited in design or architecture. It allows for design flexibility and customization enabling developers to create architecturally unique buildings. Standard modular construction is generally intended for 1-8 storeys. ANC offers a patented system without limitations on height. Click here for more information on our modular high-rise solution.
Yes, modular construction often leads to less waste and reduced energy consumption during the building process. Additionally, many modular construction materials are recyclable, contributing to sustainable building practices.
Is modular construction suitable for projects in challenging locations or remote firstname.lastname@example.orgT18:51:05+00:00
Yes, modular construction can be an ideal solution for projects located in remote or challenging geographic areas. It enables developers to overcome logistical obstacles and construct in areas with limited access to skilled labor and materials.
A well-executed modular project has shorter construction timelines, allowing developers to start earning returns on their investment sooner. This can be particularly advantageous in high-demand real estate markets.
The main considerations in modular construction are transportation and logistics, crane coordination and erection sequencing. These challenges can often be addressed with proper, planning and coordination.
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We produce 3D-volumetric steel frame modular units with fully finished interiors complete with mechanical, plumbing, and electrical. Everything is assembled offsite. While modularity is most suited for projects with a high-degree of repeatability, this does not mean all products look the same, instead, a variety of standardized modules can be placed together differently to produce a customized end result.
As a 3PL provider, we offer a comprehensive range of logistic services, including freight forwarding, cross-docking, warehousing and distribution, transportation management, inventory management, order fulfilment, customs brokerage and outdoor storage. Our services are tailored to meet the specific needs of our customers.
Yes, we have expertise in serving various industries, including bulk dry storage warehousing, inventory management, distribution services, and heavy-machinery storage. We understand the unique logistic requirements, and challenges, enabling us to offer customized solutions to our customers.
The security and safety of your goods are of the utmost importance to us. We implement stringent security measures, including 24/7 surveillance and climate-control monitoring in our facilities. We follow industry best practices to ensure proper handling, and storage of your goods.
The Modular High-Rise Solution is an innovative patented technology that utilizes 3D Volumetric Steel Modules as permanent formwork, streamlining the creation of concrete superstructures. It eliminates the need for traditional formwork removal, leading to accelerated construction timelines and enhanced efficiency.
The solution offers unparalleled time savings, enhanced efficiency, cost optimization, and scalability. It minimizes on-site work hazards, eliminates uncertainties of cost overruns and delays, and provides a resilient alternative in regions prone to natural disasters.
ANC follows forward-thinking sustainability practices, including waste management, reduced carbon emissions, renewable energy use, and water and wastewater strategies. The aim is to protect the environment and enhance the well-being of the communities they we serve.
By utilizing 3D-volumetric steel modules as permanent formwork, ANC’s approach eliminates the need for traditional formwork removal, leading to increased construction speed, precision, and flexibility. It also minimizes on-site work hazards and uncertainties.
Architects and developers seeking to adopt modular efficiency and speed in the high-rise landscape can benefit from ANC’s High-Rise Solution. We offer design assisted licensing to all modular fabricators looking to build higher with a single use system.
At ANC, we offer modular building solutions for all your modular building needs. In addition to offering developers, architects, and engineers solutions for low to mid-rise projects, we also offer a flexible, resilient high-rise solution for all concrete super structures. For more information on how we can help you with your future project, please contact email@example.com.
What are the benefits and limitations of modular construction compared to traditional construction firstname.lastname@example.orgT14:43:37+00:00
Parallel processes equate to shorter timelines in modular construction when compared to traditional construction methods. Manufacturing begins in tandem with the site work and permitting which can significantly shorten the timelines.
How does the cost of modular construction compare to traditional construction? What factors should be considered when evaluating cost email@example.comT14:44:23+00:00
Modular construction can offer cost savings due to reduced labour requirements, predictable and construction schedules, and economies of scale. Factors affecting the cost are generally project specific requirements, location, modular customization and transportation costs.
How does modular construction impact sustainability and environmental considerations compare to traditional firstname.lastname@example.orgT14:44:49+00:00
Modular construction promotes sustainability through resource efficiency, reduced waste, controlled factory processes and in the careful selection of procured materials. We use 98% recycled steel and low carbon concretes to help minimize our footprint.
How does the modular construction methods consider site-specific conditions and environmental factors that can impact the robustness of the email@example.comT14:45:15+00:00
Our modular construction methods account for site specific conditions and environmental factors during the early planning and engineering phase. Factors such as soil conditions, wind loads, seismic activity and exposure to extreme weather are considered. The modules are engineered to meet the specific requirements of the site, ensuring robustness and structural integrity with flexible lateral systems and shear wall customization and reinforcements
What is the main differential in your modular high-rise solution versus your standard modular construction firstname.lastname@example.orgT14:47:49+00:00
The main feature of our patented high-rise solution is its inherent scalability, and prefabricated-steel units create formwork for a concrete superstructure. Traditional modular construction in mid-rise developments is generally 12-20 floors with the tallest buildings in the world peaking at 44 storeys. Our high-rise solution can accommodate almost any scale of project due to its steel structural members and monolithic concrete envelope. Economies of scale are the most advantageous when building a high-rise building with more than 40 floors.
What are the similarities between your modular high-rise solution and your standard modular construction email@example.comT14:48:13+00:00
Both systems utilize our steel 3D-volumetric fully finished modulars complete with mechanical, plumbing and engineering offsite and undergo the same vigorous quality control measures in our manufacturing facility.
Our in-house manufacturing facility has a vigorous workflow program in place with inspections and testing to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulation. We are a CSA-277 certified manufacturing facility. Additionally, we are RVIA certified for trailers
I am in the UK and would like to use your High-Rise solution for an upcoming project, do you license your firstname.lastname@example.orgT14:50:22+00:00
Yes, we license our patent and offer comprehensive licensing services for our proprietary modular design system. We provide clients with access to advanced tools and resources, ensuring the utilization of cutting-edge modular design and coordination technologies.
We are suppliers of the construction industry with capabilities of delivering large-infrastructure developments, internationally and in North America through traditional construction methods, 3D-volumetric design, fabrication, manufacturing, and licensing. We offer a full-service experience in the construction landscape, and have teams heading our residential and non-residential projects, commercial builds and modular division.
Andrew Neill, an enterprising entrepreneur and visionary leader, founded ANC Group in 2017. He began his construction journey as a residential carpenter in Brantford. He quickly advanced in the Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional (ICI) sector, mastering diverse fields, from carpentry to concrete forming, field engineering, and steel fabrication.
Under Andrew’s guidance, ANC Modular emerged as a transformative force, securing CSA A277 certification for Factory Built Buildings and Structures. This pivotal moment propelled ANC Modular into the forefront of design-build projects, including government-funded affordable housing initiatives such as Canada’s Rapid Housing Initiative. He also spearheaded a globally-patented innovation—a fully finished modular volumetric concrete void forms solution for high-rise concrete superstructures.
Andrew’s visionary leadership extends to ANC Logistics, offering over 300,000 sq ft of warehousing facilities. His holistic approach amplifies ANC Group’s influence, shaping a future underpinned by resilience and sustainability.
Leo brings a wealth of experience, spanning over 25 years, across various sectors within the construction industry. His journey with ANC began in 2022, following a successful career in commercial, industrial, mid- and high-rise construction. A firm believer in fostering strong relationships, Leo endeavours to build connections with clients, trades, project team members and in the communities in which the projects take place. Embracing the world of ANC modular construction, he has been captivated by the innovative approaches shaping the building landscape, igniting his enthusiasm to forge ahead in this exciting realm.
Tristan is an accomplished Plant Manager with a proven track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams in manufacturing settings. His expertise lies in efficiently maintaining daily production levels, implementing cost-effective preventative maintenance measures, and ensuring top-notch quality standards. With a strong commitment to sustained productivity, Tristan excels across multiple production platforms making him a valuable team player.
Anna’s journey began in the pre-engineered steel buildings industry, where she quickly gained experience detailing various steel components and coordinating projects. Joining ANC in 2021 as their first dedicated drafter, she swiftly rose to the position of Design Lead, driving innovative designs and fuelling ANC’s manufacturing efficiency. Passionate and motivated, Anna’s impact on ANC’s pioneering vision is ever-evolving.
Chris, who joined ANC in 2021 from a residential background, now serves as the QA/QC Manager at ANC Modular Inc. With over 20 years of experience, he ensures top-notch quality at every stage of modular production. Passionate about client satisfaction, Chris is dedicated to building to the highest standard. He also oversees certifications for ANC Modular, including working on CSA Scope Expansion and CWB Certification. Currently pursuing his Passive House Canada Design Certification, Chris aims to elevate the level of quality assurance and control at ANC Modular Inc.
Christina is a certified Professional Quantity Surveyor and Gold Seal Certified Estimator with extensive experience in the Canadian construction market. Leading both conventional construction and volumetric modular estimating and costing services, she oversees projects from inception to completion. Throughout her 15+ year career, she has successfully managed over $300M in awarded work across different contract delivery methods in the ICI and multi-unit residential sectors. Her expertise lies in data driven estimating, subcontractor engagement, and project risk analysis, making her a crucial asset during pre-construction activities.
With two decades of financial management and analytical expertise, Shelagh has excelled as a Financial Controller in both Canada and the United States. Leading the Accounting Department, she oversees it’s daily operations ensuring the maintenance of robust financial accounting records. Her focus on innovation drives the implementation of process improvements to support the continuous growth of our expanding group of companies
Connie’s 20+ years in the industry span a diverse range of roles, including accounting administration, contracts administration, estimating, project coordination and project management. Her expertise has been instrumental in overseeing projects worth upwards of $30 million for over 15 years.
Recently taking on the role of C.A.O., Connie brings her extensive administrative experience to the table, ready to foster growth and mentorship for the entire ANC team.
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