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23Aug91 UK: SUPPLEMENT ON PORTABLE BUILDINGS - NATIONAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING ASSOCIATION CHANGES WITH THE TIMES.

The National Prefabricated Building Association has changed its name no less than three times since it was formed in 1938 as a manufacturer's association.On each occasion, the change was deemed necessary to reflect changes in the industry and to encompass new members who specialised in areas such as hire and distribution.The industry has developed quickly and many terms commonly used to describe these buildings are misleading and, in some cases, redundant. The term which most annoys ...

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