A rendering of three flat modular units. A rendering of three flat modular units.

CHICAGO—An advanced manufacturing plant, which will produce steel modular housing units that will help expand affordable housing options in the City of Chicago, has launched operations here.

A ribbon cutting was staged yesterday at Skender’s new facility at 3348 S. Pulaski on the Southwest Side of the city. Skender, a Chicago-based construction, design and manufacturing firm, will create modular buildings using a new cost-effective and sustainable method, allowing for faster development of affordable housing, hospital and healthcare buildings for Chicago and elsewhere.

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