Williams Scotsman, an Algeco Scotsman company, offers space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets, with operations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Williams Scotsman serves customers’ modular space and storage needs through a network of nearly 100 locations throughout North America. In addition to its core leasing business, the company manages and develops permanent modular structures.
Williams Scotsman has been solving space needs since 1955. With our fleet of approximately 100,000 mobile offices, classrooms and storage units and our unique Concurrent Construction™ method for modular buildings, we provide every space solution from a simple construction trailer to complex, multi-story buildings such as schools and medical facilities.
Headquartered in the historic Fell’s Point area of Baltimore, Maryland, Williams Scotsman is the supplier of choice for modular buildings, mobile offices, classrooms, storage products, and more. As a result of significant organic growth and strategic acquisitions, the company serves more than 25,000 customers in 450 diverse industries, winning awards and customer accolades along the way.
In 2007, Williams Scotsman was acquired by a syndicate led by TDR Capital LLP, a United Kingdom-based investment fund manager. TDR Capital merged Williams Scotsman with Algeco (which principally operated in continental Europe), and Elliott (which operated in the UK) to create Algeco Scotsman.
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Algeco Scotsman is the leading global business services provider focused on modular space and secure portable storage solutions. Operating as Williams Scotsman in North America, Algeco in Continental Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom, Eurobras in Brazil, Ausco in Australia, and Portacom in New Zealand, the company manages a fleet of more than 340,000 units, with operations in 38 countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States.
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Williams Scotsman shares the mission of its parent company, Algeco Scotsman, to be a leading global business services provider focused on modular space and storage solutions for customers who require such facilities to operate and grow their organizations. The company strives to promote ease of doing business globally and locally, to be recognized for its focus on customer service excellence, and to utilize the strength and efficiency of global purchasing power.
The company’s combined legacy is grounded in product innovation and a reputation for exceptional commitment to customers, effective management of business operations, and the ability to attract and retain the industry’s most talented staff and management team. Balancing three core tenets of its values system, Algeco Scotsman focuses on service to customers, professional growth of colleagues, and the profitability and financial health of our company.
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