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MODS Are A Hit At Trade Shows

It’s never too early to start planning for the your next trade show. What better way to entice new customers than with a fully branded MOD’s trade show display? Whether you’re showcasing a new product, recipe or anything in between, MODS can be your ticket to attracting new customers. Here are just a few reasons why MODS should be your number one choice in trade show displays:

1. MOD’s Trade Show Displays are Fully Branded and Customizable!


No matter what your vision is, MODS gives you a better way to market your product or services in a way that best fits your business. The options are  endless.

2. MODS Trade Displays are easy to transport and set up!




Our displays are designed for easy set-up and take-down, giving you more time to focus on mingling with customers. For added peace of mind, we can provide these services as well!

3. Add a rooftop deck!

A rooftop deck area will attract visitors looking for a place to relax while viewing your product or service.

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Entertain clients or serve refreshments outdoors

Your guests will be blown away by what you have to offer! Adding a rooftop deck not only doubles your square footage, but also gives you a great reason to get outdoors with your potential clients!



Southern Louisiana Storm Outbreak

Last week strong storms ravaged southern Louisiana bringing area residents painful reminders of damage done in 2005 by hurricane Katrina. High winds and rain toppled trailers, damages structures and displaced many in flood prone areas.

News Report from Fox 59:

Storms tear through New Orleans and southern Louisiana, produce tornadoes

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Storm storms and a Tornado damage parts of the southern US last week, toppling trailer homes.

Coincidentally, Katrina is the storm that inspired the whole concept behind MODS International and emergency shelter construction.
At the time, MODS owner Doug Larson was concentrated more on building cell towers and installing wind turbines. When Katrina struck, Mr. Larson’s company headed to the New Orleans to help in restoring telecommunications infrastructure and specifically cell phone towers damages in the storm. To house his repair crews, Mr Larson purchase a small fleet of recreational vehicles, which then inspired him to design a temporary or permanent housing solution using a nationwide abundance of empty sea containers.

MODS Builds Whatever You Can Imagine:

Since then, MODS International has expanded the application of sea container construction to a new level, including trade show exhibits and multi container custom home projects. MODS International still makes their flagship single family home using a single 40 foot sea container that can be purchase for just under $30k. These portable shelters can be delivered onsite to serve occupants immediately or be stacked and stored inland or in a safe location ready for emergency deployment for families in need of quick, comfortable and secure shelter.

Basic Emergency Shelter:

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You can own a fully equipped 320 square foot comfortable efficiency living space for about $30k new.

MODS Basic 320 square foot housing units include a bedroom that can contain a single queen bed, or two bunk beds plus all the conveniences of a bathroom with walk in shower and toilet and a kitchen area and front living space.  The low profile steel sided basic housing structure is secured to the ground and can withstand higher winds than any trailer, camper or mobile home. MODS International can deliver your home onsite anywhere in the world and can work with government agencies and municipalities on disaster recovery efforts.

Contact Us today for more information and a free quote.

From Cold Steel to Warm Home

Cold Steel Containers Become a Warm Inviting Home

Perhaps the first thought when someone mentions a home made from shipping containers is a dark, dingy cramped living space that nobody in their right mind could possibly enjoy living in. This beautiful eight container home built by MODS International of Appleton, Wisconsin proves that idea to be completely incorrect. Take a look at the incredible transformation and creative ideas employed as eight cold steel shipping containers are crafted into an open, warm and inviting living space that rivals any traditional stick built residence.


Building Blocks of Today – Shipping Containers

Steel Survival

Stonehenge survived thousands of years due to the sheer size and weight of the material.  Compared to other building materials of today, shipping containers are durable, modular, and transportable.  They are low maintenance steel structures resistant to hurricanes, fires, termites, water, and salt damage.  There are about seventeen million inter modal containers.  Here at MODS International, many are finding ways to convert these sound structures into quality buildings for a wide array of uses.  There is no shortage of shipping containers or of underutilized and/or depressed areas needing creative development.

Modest to Glamorous

Various transitional areas need a non-permanent solution find use in this new form of building.  Even vibrant areas such as Las Vegas, San Francisco, London, and Amsterdam proudly feature these container buildings.  Festivals in Rio de Janeiro and New Orleans are finding these transportable buildings both visually appealing and functional.  Not just for small business, Google with Google Barges used four stories tall of shipping containers to showcase Google Glass among other products.  Container architecture is also referred to “arkitainer” or “cargotecture”.

MODS stands for “Modular On Demand Structures”
MODS International customizes these building blocks of today to anything and shipping anywhere!

Contact us to speak with a MODS rep and receive a free quote!