Chicago, Ill. -- Zekelman Industries recently announced it has acquired Hayes Modular Group, based in Austin, Texas. Through this acquisition, Zekelman Industries has expanded its presence in the modular construction industry.

Founded in 1986, Hayes Modular Group specializes in the installation of large-scale modular projects across North America. Its next project, scheduled for installation in 2019, will be Cheatham Street Flats, a student-housing complex in San Marcos, Texas.

"With the new investment in Hayes Modular Group, we are now able to supply owners and developers with a complete package of modular services,” said Mickey McNamara, president of Zekelman Industries' modular construction division. “From design and engineering of a project to a complete fit-out of each module with Z Modular, and with the delivery and installation expertise of Hayes Modular Group, Zekelman Industries is a one-stop shop for your next modular construction project."

Rick Tavern, who will serve as general manager of Hayes Modular Group, added, "We are very happy to be joining the Zekelman Industries family. Our wealth of experience in the modular construction industry and connections with key owners and developers across North America will open doors to future projects for the modular division at Zekelman Industries."

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