Chicagoland's Proven, Progressive, Professional Choice

Discover why Chicago's first full-service systems furniture installation company is still the best choice for installation, storage, relocation and management of commercial furniture, architectural walls and workspace accessories.
Tom Robbins
Sales/Account Management
Proven
ISI consistently succeeds in meeting the installation challenges found in every sector of the economy, including corporate, professional services, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, hospitality, manufacturing, education, government, retail, arts and entertainment.

Our service teams consistently exceed client expectations, whether the projects are in Chicagoland or in other major markets across the United States.

Our account managers and installers are experienced in all major brands and lines of contract furniture and architectural interior products available in North America and with many specialized products as well.

ISI is the manufacturing community’s go-to resource for high-profile projects in metro Chicago, including showroom and first-time full-scale installations.

ISI is Chicagoland’s leading installer of architectural wall products. With 15–20 specially trained installers in constant demand, we do more volume and install more brands and lines of movable wall than any other company.

We have successfully completed projects in virtually every commercial high-rise building in downtown Chicago as well as every major office park in the metro area.

ISI is a valued partner to furniture dealers, furniture manufacturers, architects, interior designers, real estate professionals, facility managers, project and construction managers and general contractors, all of whom have verbalized a high degree of confidence when they learn ISI is on a project.

Progressive
“How can we work smarter and faster?” is a question we ask often and then act on. You’ll see it in our business processes, our field techniques, our warehouse management and even our marketing.

Technology is a strategic focus for ISI. OrderWorks®, our custom primary business system, speeds the flow of information and supports decision making in every facet of our business—sales, work order process management, receiving and distribution operations, asset management, finance, HR, even client communications. We even take OrderWorks to the field, with more than 65 iPhones all equipped with our OrderWorks app.

Understanding that the success of our clients’ projects rests in part on the quality of our facilities, equipment and tools, we invest accordingly. The prime example is our new corporate headquarters, a 150,000 square foot warehouse/office complex in Itasca, Illinois.

Concern for ISI’s impact on the natural environment is always a part of our corporate planning. Our headquarters facility, by design, incorporates furniture made from readily sustainable materials, energy-saving lighting fixtures, motion sensors for energy-conserving lighting control, water-conserving plumbing fixtures and collection stations for recyclables. We currently recycle approximately 80% of project waste from our job sites, either recycling on site or bringing materials to our warehouse for compacting and pickup. Our use of iPhones and the OrderWorks app in the field greatly reduces the need for paper-based project documents.

Professional
The corporate culture at ISI fosters a combination of work ethic, technical expertise, quality standards, internal processes, teamwork, communication skill, personal pride and Can Do attitude that allows ISI clients to feel confident they will get nothing short of our very best, every time.

We have policies and practices to help make ISI a company where qualified individuals can build rewarding careers, achieve financial growth, and balance their personal and professional lives.

Our more than 125 full-time union carpenters have an average 20 years of experience. They are factory-trained and –certified on all major furniture and architectural wall lines. At least 75 of them are qualified foremen.

Our sales and project management staff members collectively represent more than 220 years of account and project management experience.

We operate a highly effective safety program which has produced a Worker’s Compensation Experience Rating of less than 1%. OSHA-10 certification is required for every installer. We also develop and enforce site-specific safety programs.

We actively participate in Facilities Services Network, an association of leading independent contract furniture installation companies in the US, Canada and Australia which work together to promote professionalism and best practices in installation and other facility service specialties.

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