Rigid Global Buildings now offering SOLAR

Express Building Systems, industry leading manufacturer in pre-engineered steel buildings, is now offering SOLAR; PV Laminate and Crystalline Modules. Express Building Systems has been a landmark in the metal building industry offering metal buildings for all industry types in virtually any shape and size for years.  As sustainable building become standard in the steel building industry…


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Why Are Steel Airplane Hangars So Popular?

Selecting a steel airplane hangar offers all the same benefits that pre-engineered metal buildings offer to other industries and needs. With an expensive asset like an airplane to protect, you want something that is easy to construct and difficult for Mother Nature to destruct. In addition, steel buildings don’t catch on fire easily, either. Benefits…


Self-Storage Software Provider SMD Adds Text-Message Capability to SiteLink

SMD Software Inc. has added integrated text-messaging to its SiteLink property-management software for self-storage and portable-storage operations. The new feature will enable facility operators to send notices and alerts via text message, helping them communicate with tenants and potential customers more effectively, officials said. The text-messaging feature is made possible through SMS Resources, which integrates…


The Social Evolution of Self-Storage Facility Managers

A guest installment by Robert Madsen, President, U-Lock Mini Storage Group Self-storage has evolved a lot since its humble, tumbleweed-style beginnings. Consequently, facility managers are finding themselves confronted with the chore of becoming not just great facility managers but also great social managers. For some, this has been an easy extension of their traditional roles,…