Tracking the Lifespan of a Fabric Building

April 10th, 2018

Despite some common misconceptions, fabric buildings are extremely durable when they’re made with the right materials. Cost-effective and easy to setup, these fabric shelters can stand up to just about any kind of environment, including rain, snow, heat, and the frigid cold. They provide shelter for all types of applications, including outdoor performances, industrial operations, storage, aerospace, military, and even mining operations. If you’re interested in using one of these structures for your next event or project, learn more about the lifespan of a fabric building. (more…)


Our Custom-Designed Clear Span Building Projects as Aircraft Shade Structures

March 22nd, 2018

Shelter Structures has a long-term relationship with the military. Our fabric clear span buildings provide excellent shade and protection for various aircraft. Here is an overview of some of our previous projects. (more…)


Military Applications for Fabric Buildings

March 8th, 2018

Fabric clear span buildings are proving ideal for storage and other applications and requirements ever since the military started to implement them. Custom fabric buildings can be designed to specified size requirements and often utilize modular building methods allowing for easy alterations as needs change.

Fabric shelters are not only an extremely flexible building solution, but also are more cost-effective than their metal alternatives. Military equipment is regularly upgraded and replaced causing the need to augment or replace existing structures. When using fabric buildings, the military can take advantage of their modular and portable nature to adapt existing fabric structures to new conditions and equipment. (more…)


Fabric Shelters Make Optimal Military Hangars

February 20th, 2018

Aviation is expensive and the military can’t afford to risk any damage from the elements. Minimizing costs is a second essential element in maintaining a large fleet of aircraft. Fabric shelters provide the high-quality and low maintenance aircraft shade structures at a minimal cost, particularly in the construction of military hangars. (more…)


The Advantages of Using Portable Warehouses for Storage

December 26th, 2017

Storage is an important consideration for almost every business. Whether you know a large upcoming project will require extra space or you are trying to cope with a disaster, a portable warehouse might be your most practical solution. These portable structures can be set up very rapidly, granting you the storage or workspace you need when working on a tight schedule. (more…)


Fabric Structures Might Be the Perfect Answer to Your Custom Building Needs

December 18th, 2017

There are several options available when you or your business is in need of a custom structure. While metal is commonly used, fabric structures can be very efficient. Not only do they have all the benefits of a portable storage space, they require far less construction time and ongoing care. These multi-purpose portable fabric structures are also made from tough, weather-resistant materials, giving you peace of mind no matter the conditions as you embark on your project. (more…)


Fabric Structures Are Often a Permanent Improvement Over Metal Industrial Buildings

December 11th, 2017

A common misconception in construction is that fabric buildings can only be used on a temporary basis. The truth is that many metal buildings are replaced with fabric structures, also known as clear span structures, for the added flexibility. (more…)


Contrack Bahrain

December 15th, 2016

The US Navy is transitioning its maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft from the P-3 aircraft to the modern P-8A aircraft. Designed by Boeing and modeled on the body of a 737 airliner, this aircraft is being phased into operations in various locations around the world. One such location is at ISA Air Base in the Kingdom of Bahrain.



Drone Flyover Video

October 31st, 2016

Shelter Structures recently completed the first fabric building for a large and innovative company working in the composting industry, which will be used to process organic waste into fertilizer. As the only manufacturer who could meet the exact size requirements, Shelter Structures was tasked with creating two different sized buildings.

The overall size of this custom fabric structure is 42,000 square feet, with a wind load design of 140 mph, and has a useful lifetime of 20+ years. To learn more about the shelters, take a look at the video!



Don’t be Fooled by an “Engineered” Building

August 31st, 2016

Within the tension fabric building industry, most suppliers will tell you their buildings are “engineered”.  Shelter Structures does that as well, but while most customers think engineering is the same throughout the industry, that simply isn’t true.