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How can an electric tug benefit the modular building industry?

  • Increase efficiency and flexibility during manufacture
  • Reduce the need for manual handling
  • Reduce downtime when moving heavy loads
  • Move large-scale structures with minimum effort
  • Increase visibility when moving loads

Helping our prefab and modular building customers move forward

How Electric Tugs Are Improving Efficiency in the Production of Modular Buildings

Improving the flowline process in the manufacture of prefabricated and modular building structures can be a challenge. That’s why modular construction manufacturers who want agile, lean and efficient load moving solutions trust MasterMover. Moving heavy and awkward loads is no problem thanks to our pedestrian operated electric tugs and pushers – which are used to create seamless operations and maximise productivity when moving modular buildings, pods, site cabins and other prefabricated components.

MasterMover electric tugs not only reduce the need for the push and pull of manual handling, our machines also offer greater flexibility and more control. With minimum effort, users can achieve precise and safe movement of heavy and large-scale structures even in congested areas. Production is seamless and output is increased.

Our range of prefab and modular building moving tugs & tows


Move loads up to 20,000 kg

MasterMover’s MasterTow and autonomous AGV TOW range of machines provide powerful solutions for moving loads up to 20,000 kg. A single operator can safely and securely connect to any load in seconds with a draw bar, towing eye, or ball hitch.

Built with a strong steel chassis and outer panels, they can be used inside or outside, on slopes and uneven surfaces.


Move loads up to 20,000 kg

Our MasterTug range is designed for moving heavy or large wheeled loads from 2,000 kg up to 20,000 kg. An automatic braking system, variable speed controls and compact size means this machine is ideal for moving loads in areas with restricted space, perfect for any prefabrication or modular building manufacturer.

Power Steered

Move loads up to 30,000 kg+

The most powerful pedestrian electric tug offered by MasterMover, the PowerSteered range allows a single user to push, pull and effortlessly manoeuvre loads of up to 30,000 kg and beyond using wireless technology. Other great benefits our power steered range offer is auto coupling and self-adjusting hydraulic and weight transfer.

The customer has been able to increase its production throughput by around 20 per cent.

Charles Harrison
Export Development Manager


Service & support, where you need it

MasterMover is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric tugs with great expertise in your sector. That gives us the knowledge and you the reassurance to help you choose the right product for your needs.

We also offer an aftersales support service using regionally based technicians to give you complete peace of mind, wherever you are in the world. Planned preventative maintenance (PPM) programmes, certified operator training, plus flexible finance options help you get the most out of your equipment.

Your questions, answered

We don't have a solution for moving the building structures. How can your tugs help?

If you’ve never seen an electric tug in use before, we’re happy to demonstrate how they can move modular buildings along the production line safely. Our machines offer a range of benefits and advantages over other load moving methods.

A MasterMover electric tug will fit into your production process, unlocking greater efficiencies and smoother, uninterrupted workflows.

Can your electric tugs move our modular buildings structures outside too?

Yes, our electric tugs can operate both indoors and outdoors. Each working environment poses its own challenges (for example there may be inside and outdoor areas, as well as tricky surfaces and slopes). That’s why our technical sales team is happy to conduct an on site survey and make a tailored recommendation based on your needs.

Are your electric tugs able to lift a modular building structure?

Our electric tugs don’t lift the load but instead use the weight transfer principle. This offers huge load capacity, maximum flexibility and complete visibility right around the load when moving.

Can you control a building structure with all-swivelling castors when using your electric tug?

Yes. In the case of a building structure with all-swivelling castors, you will need two machines but our technical sales team are on hand to advise you and help you find the very best solution.

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