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March 28, 2016

Britco Takes Home Two Awards from Modular Building Institute

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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (March 28, 2016) Britco was honored with two awards at the 2016 Modular Building Institute (MBI) Awards held in San Diego, California.

Britco’s Legacy Animation Transformation Video was awarded Best in Show for Marketing Multimedia. The Legacy Transformation Video demonstrates how Britco can take a temporary modular building configuration and disassemble, redesign, transport and reconfigure it in another location as a permanent structure.

First Place for Greatest Renovation was given to Britco’s Meadowridge School renovation. The project started as a standard placement of modular buildings, then evolved over time into the addition of an innovative covered outdoor play area bridging the modular classrooms.

“As always, Britco is appreciative of the recognition that these awards bring,” said Obie Erickson, President of Britco. “We’re very pleased that the Modular Building Institute chose to highlight some of the innovation that we at Britco pride ourselves on.”

The MBI is the trade association representing companies in Canada, the United States and 14 other countries involved in the construction and distribution of commercial modular buildings. Entries were reviewed by an impartial panel of industry and non-industry construction and code experts, architects and engineers, and marketing professionals.

Building entries were judged on architectural excellence, technical innovation and sustainability, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency and calendar days to complete.


Meghan Cairns
Manager, Marketing and Communications

About Britco
With operations in Canada and the United States, Britco is one of the largest commercial modular construction companies in North America.

Britco provides temporary and permanent residential and commercial modular buildings and offers leading design-build capabilities as well as turn-key construction management services for a wide range of customers in the construction, energy and resource sectors.

Britco is headquartered in Langley, British Columbia and its parent company is WesternOne Inc., (TSX: WEQ). Additional information about Britco and WesternOne is available at www.britco.com, www.weq.ca or www.sedar.com.

About the Modular Building Institute

Founded in 1983, the MBI is a non-profit trade association serving the modular construction industry. It is MBI’s mission to support the modular construction industry by encouraging
innovation, quality, and professionalism through communication, education and recognition.

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