Frequently Asked Questions
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Who is Portastor?
What are integrated equipment housings?
What is equipment housing factory build?
What materials are the equipment housings and enclosures made from?
What are the real benefits of factory build and equipment installation?
What is third party equipment installation?
How long does a Portastor equipment housing last?
Why work with Portastor?
Will you install my equipment housing on my site?
Is Portastor Quality Accredited?
Can Portastor accommodate large-scale build requirements?
Portastor along with Portakabin and Portasilo form the Industrial Division of the Shepherd Group.. Established in 1890 the Shepherd Group is one of Europe's largest privately owned companies with around 3500 staff operating from 100 UK and International locations.
Safe, secure and controlled containment environments in which service providing and revenue generating equipment can be housed.
The engineering and manufacture of a secure housing, which is then fully fitted with both building management services and third party equipment. All activities are performed within a clean and controlled factory environment prior to delivery and installation at site.
Core materials used to manufacture our products include galvanised steel, stainless steel, aluminium and pre-coated galvanised steel.
Increased project efficiency associated with no wet weather delays, agreed in advance project costs, reduced project management costs and consistency of both specification and quality. In short, production - not construction.
The receipt, storage and management followed by mechanical and electrical installation of the original manufacturers equipment prior to delivery to site. Portastor has worked with many original equipment manufacturers to deliver this service successfully.
Portastor offers an extensive range of both material substrate and finish options. Time performance will depend upon the chosen combination, but typically with recommended maintenance regimes -walk in equipment housings with standard finishes will provide a greater than 25 year design life with extra long life LX plus delivering 60 years.
With a firm customer focus, a make it happen ethos and a team with in depth experience Portastor has for fifty years delivered to their customers proven market leading products and services. Long term relationships with many "blue chip" companies are based upon business integrity, trust and the assurance of quality products and services.
Yes, Portastor have both full national coverage and international capability. You will benefit from the experience of our in-house Facilities Management Team who will deliver, install commission, up-grade, site build and maintain.
Since 1991 the Company and systems have been accredited to BS EN9001. We enjoy delegated release from many of our "blue chip" customers and all products are "buy-it-built" tested solutions.
Operating from our 60 acre ( 23 hectare) manufacturing and integration site Portastor have 11,340 square meters of production space and are well versed in both managing and supporting the large scale roll-out of product.
Find out what our customers think…
Take a look at our case studies, to find out how we have fulfilled the diverse requirements of customers in all industry sectors, around the world. You can also visit our manufacturing facilities to see how off-site construction and more than 50 years’ experience can benefit your organisation. We will arrange everything.
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