Modular housing maker targets oil, gas industry
The Edmonton, Alberta, Canada-based company started operations in the facility, west of Interstate 25, last month.
PTI said it will sell its accommodations statewide, as well as in Wyoming, Utah, Texas, the Dakotas and Montana, to the oil and gas industry.
But PTI acquired the facility – once occupied by Barvista Homes, a modular single- and multi-family home manufacturer – because it needed production capacity to sell its products throughout North America, not just in this region, said Lou Doiron, PTI vice president of sales.
“It just so happens Niobrara is in its backyard,” Doiron said.
The company bills itself as one of the largest hoteliers on the continent; it owns and operates 22,000 rooms in North America.
A PTI “dorm” – eight units – sells for about $1.5 million.
PTI has not yet sold any structures to oil and gas companies in Weld County. But the area’s lodging shortage
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