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Take a virtual tour of FORTRESS with President Bill Mather.  Contact us to discuss your customizable FORTRESS Protective Building or schedule an in person tour today!

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API RP 752 and RP 753 require evaluation of toxic releases on building occupants.  For facilities with the potential for toxic gas releases, it is imperative for operations personnel to have a shelter where they can be protected from toxic gases while the facility is brought to a safe state. Confirming if the area outside…

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Consequence or risk based facility siting has shown that your personnel exposure for an occupied building(s) is high – now what? A risk mitigation plan can be prioritized and implemented focusing on: When considering mitigating the risk through addressing the building(s), there traditionally have been three options: upgrade the building, design/build a new building, or…

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From 100 ft2 Guard Shacks to 20,000+ ft2 Central Control Buildings, FORTRESS’s modular sections are configured to make the best use of the available space to meet your layout requirements.  The “open” design allows for a flexible floorplan tailored to suit: office spaces, meeting rooms, locker rooms, break rooms, bathrooms, and conference rooms are example options for fit out.   Our…

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We are proud to offer a fully-tested concept that provides a high design specification for blast, fragments, thermal, and gas (flammable and toxic) ingress.  However, the FORTRESS team also understands that the building design, engineering, construction, and finishing’s are just as important! To capture the “softer” sides of the great building design, we have updated…

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Along with providing a truly multi-hazard (fragment, blast, thermal, toxic, and extreme weather) building to protect the lives of its occupants, FORTRESS’s goal is it ensure a quality building that can be designed, fabricated, and assembled in a fraction of the time of a site-built structure with the flexibility of providing floorplans to meet the client’s needs.

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In June 2007 after the 2005 BP Texas City incident, American Petroleum Institute Recommended Practice (API RP) 753, “Management of Hazards Associated with Location of Process Plant Portable Buildings”, was published. In addition, a 3rd Edition of API 752 was released in 2009 to address the Texas City incident, OSHA comments, and NEP findings.  The…

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David Prakoth works from home on a FORTRESS floor-plan that gives the client the required building functionality. During this time of social distancing, the FORTRESS Protective Buildings, LLC (FORTRESS) team has quickly adapted to remote working.  While Americans at large are sheltering-in-place (SIP) at home, personnel at processing facilities are looking for safe options for…

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