Category ISI

Back-to-School Projects Make For A Very Busy August

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Installing lockers in Chicago-area schools was a main line of business for Installation Specialists, Inc. when the FSN member company got its start 40 years ago. The assignments are considerably more varied now but ISI continues to support Chicagoland's education sector and is both proud and grateful for the multitude of clients and end users it serves. The busiest times for school and library furniture projects, for obvious reasons, are holidays and the summer break. No time is busier than the month of August. For example, this year, from August 1 through Labor Day, ISI installation teams logged more than 2,200 hours on school and library projects alone. (That's more than 275 8-hour days.) Customer and Project Diversity The projects performed during August 2013 were very diverse, with assignments coming from multiple furniture dealerships and end-user organizations. Virtually every member of ISI's Sales and Project Coordination teams was involved in project planning and execution. ...

From Facility Features to Operational Processes, Sustainability Is an Ongoing Focus at ISI

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Paperless invoicing is about to join the rapidly growing number of eco-friendly advances at Installation Specialists, Inc., the FSN member in the Chicagoland market, according to the lead article in ISI's March newsletter. On-site Teknion certification training, customer feedback, a warm farewell to a co-worker who's pursuing a new path as an Army Ranger, and the FSN Winter meeting in San Francisco are also topics in the March issue. And speaking of sustainability, try your hand at this month's Stumper. (It's the green box at bottom right on page 2.)

Meeting Venue Near O'Hare Airport Offered to Contract Furniture Industry

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The February 2013 issue of ISI Insider, the monthly newsletter of Installation Specialists, Inc. (ISI), contains details of a Multipurpose Meeting Facility that ISI is making available to dealers, manufacturers and other contract furniture industry groups with no charge and no obligation to ISI. The 1,000 square foot meeting venue is part of ISI's new headquarters facility in Itasca, Illinois, about 20 minutes from O'Hare International. Read about it in the February issue of ISI Insider. The newsletter also contains a preview of ISI's new website slated to launch later in February, coverage of ISI's pro bono assistance to a program that recently aided teachers in selected Chicago Public Schools, customer feedback and other company news. Learn more about ISI, the FSN member serving Chicagoland, southern Wisconsin and northern Indiana.