Bulk Storage Warehouses

Rubb storage buildings are the ideal solution to help companies accommodate their expansion plans, bulk storage or meet changing logistical needs.

Ideal Bulk Storage Solutions

Rubb’s tension fabric storage buildings offer an effective alternative to traditional bulk storage solutions. Our storage structures are readily configured to accommodate conveyors and other loading methods, and retaining side walls can also be integrated to resist lateral loadings.

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Low Maintenance / Low Costs

Our high-quality membrane materials and post-production galvanized welded frames deliver durability over time, making the cost of maintaining Rubb storage warehouses more economical compared to conventional structures.

High Quality Membrane

Energy-Efficient Roof Membranes

Translucent PVC cladding allows natural daylight to illuminate the storage space while the white roof surface reflects heat. Optional Thermohall® insulation minimises heat transfer, prevents condensation and virtually eliminates thermal bridging and air infiltration.

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Multiple Door Options

Rubb offers a variety of different warehouse door solutions. They can be selected and designed to suit all opening requirements. This flexibility ensures that our clients get the best option for their selected Rubb storage warehouse type, depending on their operational needs.

Rapid Construction, Installation and Relocation

Rubb storage buildings can be quickly erected, dismantled and relocated due to module pre-fabrication. Rubb can provide site supervisors or fully dedicated construction teams to complete any custom project.

Flexible and Cost-Efficient Foundation Systems

Rubb warehouses can accommodate many foundation options, such as concrete up-stand, ballast weights, and ground anchors into an existing surface. Rubb co-ordination with the groundwork contractor is key for the client to reach the most cost effective solution.

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Reduced Time On-Site

Our established supply chain streamlines coordination of delivery and installation. Pre-fabricated elements and the ability to construct our warehouses in a variety of weather conditions speeds up the construction process.

Customizable Features

Custom storage warehouse solutions can accommodate all types of door, ventilation and other systems and safely support high loads imposed by overhead cranes, ceiling-mounted HVAC and fire-suppression systems, fall-protection equipment and other superimposed loads.

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Comprehensive Long-Term Service

Rubb personnel are on hand to provide help and support, from initial contact to quotation, installation and beyond. Rubb’s commitment to customer service continues after project completion and forms the basis for long-term customer satisfaction.

Storage Projects

With over 35 years experience designing, manufacturing and constructing bulk storage facilities, spanning many different applications, Rubb has built up relationships with many high profile clients across the globe.

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Logistec USA Inc

Logistec USA Inc

Rubb USA designed fabricated deliver and install two 116′ diameter custom dome covers to Logistec USA. The material being stored in bulk was urea, a material used in fertilizers

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Silver and Baryte Minerals Storage

Silver and Baryte Minerals Storage

Rubb USA supplied and installed a 130’ x 433’ bulk storage warehouse for a Silver & Baryte in the Alabama area.

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Hissong Development Corporation

Hissong Development Corporation

Hissong Group called upon Rubb to support their commercial salt bagging operation by supplying a 100′ x 283′

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Maine Department of Transportion

Maine Department of Transportion

Rubb USA supported the Department of Transportation in Maine ‘s with a custom structure without traditional steel gable ends to serve as a salt shed

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Explore Rubb’s patented Thermohall® insulated cladding system, which delivers many cost effective and eco-friendly benefits. Thermohall® fabric can be used to clad all bulk storage buildings. Insulation can be supplied in thicknesses from 2 inches to 8 inches, providing the best cost saving thermal solution.

Thickness U Value (SI) W/m2K R Value (US) ft-F-hr/BTU
50mm (2in) 0.67 W/m2K R11
100mm (4in) 0.36 W/m2K R19
150mm (6in) 0.25 W/m2K R27
200mm (8in) 0.19 W/m2K R35

Outer layer
Flame retardant heavy duty fabric

 

Core
High density glass wool insulation

 

Inner layer
Self-cleaning PVC fabric

Thermohall insulated fabric

Adaptable Storage Solutions

Our bulk storage facilities can be readily converted or relocated to store unitized products allowing a much more flexible storage alternative than bulk storage silos or metal buildings. These facilities also accommodate differential site settlement allowing for simplified foundations. Size and shape can be custom designed to adapt to type of material stored, as well as the site on which it is placed. Rubb buildings have been used to store commodity materials such as biomass, perlite, coal, iron ore, and often serve as warehousing and salt storage buildings for municipalities in cold climates.


Rubb can provide energy saving, translucent roofs for bulk storage buildings, promoting ample natural light within the facility. Bulk storage facilities can also be provided for animal feed and other sensitive commodities. In the case of sealed bulk storage, the walls consist of a steel support structure complete with pre-stressed concrete infill panels which allow for quick and easy construction. This method provides a fully sealed facility to prevent water ingress and also allows for internal retaining walls to be built for different bulk storage needs. Apart from the advantage of lower costs and speed of erection, Rubb bulk storage buildings are flexible enough to be built on ground susceptible to differential settlement and have much lower maintenance costs than traditional bulk storage facilities.

Warehouse Structure Types

Rubb can provide custom designed storage warehouses in a variety of configurations and sizes to suit your specific requirements.

Rubb THA Shelter

THA Shelter

THA Rubb shelters are available in 6m, 8m, 10m, and 12m spans with 3.3m high sidewalls. These shelters can be supplied by any length in 3m modules.

Rubb BVR Structure

BVR Structure

The BVR features rectangular leg and roof box sections. This takes up less space and provides more overall internal clearance. This design is a popular choice for bulk storage buildings.

Rubb NV Structure

NV Structure

The NV was the first steel truss span building by Rubb. The design originated in Norway and has a vertical sidewall. The high arch of the roof makes this profile ideal for bulk storage.

Rubb BVE Structure type

BVE Structure

BVE structures feature lattice frame sidewalls and can be designed with single or multiple lattice roof pitches. Span widths start from 20m to 40m, by any length.

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