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12 Floors of Furniture Installation for Brown Brothers Harriman

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Colonial Systems, our union-labor member in the New England market, produced a very good write-up of their nearly 5-month-long installation project that was part of the fit out for Brown Brothers Harriman's new Boston office. We're pleased to include Colonial's accomplishment in the FSN member experience profile by way of this post but we urge readers to visit the Colonial Systems blog and enjoy the complete project profile. In brief: Brown Brothers engaged Colonial Systems to receive and install the systems, case goods, seating, filing and ancillary product sets for the furnishing of approximately 1,600 workstations, 120 private offices and numerous conference rooms and other spaces over 12 floors totaling 410,000 square feet. The scope included lobby, lounge, reception and other public spaces as well as kitchens and break rooms. The vast majority of product was received on site. The installation time frame was late June to early October 2013. See the complete project profile, "A ...

Education Is the Focus in Day 2 of FSN's Fall Meeting

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Many thanks to HiTouch Business Services, Nxtwall and Ethosource for providing product and service education today during the second day of Facilities Services Network's fall meeting. The international group of best-practice independent contract furniture services companies have been gathered at Marriott Boston Long Wharf for two very full days of warehouse tours, best-practice information exchanges and conversations on topics of common concern. The Thursday session ran well into the evening with a casual mixer at Long Wharf with the FSN members' valued business partners in the Boston market. The group's Boston-area members, Colonial Systems and Cubicle Solutions, co-sponsored the event with FSN as a whole. Today's education sessions were provided by John Helm, Dwayne Deal and Brian Lanagan representing HiTouch Business Sevices, Jerry Sweet and Chris Palinski representing Nxtwall, and Sarah McDaniel representing Ethosource. Follow FSN FSN's Friday session is continuing with ...

Wegman Company Brings the Cincinnati Perspective to FSN Talks

Facilities Services Network (FSN) welcomes Wegman Company, our newest member, to the best-practice contract furniture services group's two-day Fall 2013 meeting now underway at Marriott Boston Long Wharf. The addition of Wegman Company, through a vote taken after FSN's June 2013 meeting in Chicago, represents a significant expansion of the service coverage available through the international network of FSN companies. FSN now has 19 members—all full-service, independent installation ...

FSN Members Tour Boston-Area Installer Facilities

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There was a crystal clear sky and glorious autumn sunshine at Boston's Long Wharf as members of the best-practice commercial furniture installation group Facilities Services Network boarded a bus bound north for a tour and discussions at the Windham, New Hampshire, warehouse/office complex of FSN member company Cubicle Solutions, Inc. (CSI) Following a luncheon at Salvatore's in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the opening day of the group's annual fall meeting continued with a tour and additional business and technology discussions at the Wilmington, Massachusetts, headquarters of Colonial Systems, Inc., also an FSN member company serving the Boston region. Many thanks for their hospitality to Dan, John and Mike and the wonderful staff at Cubicle Systems and to Gene and Felicia and their terrific team at Colonial Systems. Follow FSN FSN's fall gathering will continue on Friday with an all-day business meeting at the Marriott Boston Long Wharf. Gallery To see more photos, click the image ...