Wheatland Tube parent company and Chicago pipe giant Zekelman Industries announced it has acquired Hayes Modular Group, based in Austin, Texas. Through this acquisition, Zekelman Industries will expand its presence in the modular construction industry.

Mickey McNamara, president of Zekelman Industries’ modular construction division, said, “With the new investment in Hayes Modular Group, we are now able to supply owners and developers with a complete package of modular services. 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.”

“We are very happy to be joining the Zekelman Industries family,” said Rick Tavern, who will serve as general manager of Hayes Modular Group. “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.”