INFILL: Anthony Pearce believes rising building material costs would help make a local modular building business viable.

Perth gets modular building factory

EDITOR'S NOTE: Business News has updated this story to clarify the information presented. It was not our intention to mislead our readers. We were aware of other modular building companies which operate in the state. We didn't intend to ignore them, but due to a badly worded opening sentence it appears we have. We have now reworded the opening sentence to provide the clarity, which we should have originally done.  


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Good journalism Saskia. There are currently at least 8 manufacturing businesses dedicated to modular building in Perth already. As a company that subscribes to Business News I am surprised that you havent checked your client database profiles.

Hi Giles, happy to be proven wrong, as part of discussions w our property reporter the story listed a number of other companies here in WA using modular technology as part of their property construction work, but as far as I'm aware ApplyModular Australia is the first modular property construction group to set up a factory in Perth that will compete directly w CIMC and Hickory Group.

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Sounds amazing! Great company is Apply Innovation!

As Giles indicates there are many modular manufacturers in Perth already. Many of whom combine their systems with the cheaper labour elements ex Asia, to produce the labour intensive portion offshore and they apply local skills to to complete the certifiable elements in Australia.

Being UK based what amazes me is " Applyinnovation has built over 40,000 modular units over the last 15 years" as they dont even have a factory here in the UK. This will be an interesting one!!!

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