Field Installation Is Our Core Specialty

Installation Specialists, Inc. Our name speaks volumes about who we are, what we do and the focus and passion we bring to the job. Applying product knowledge, training, high-quality workmanship, best practices, great teamwork and exceptional responsiveness, the people of ISI strive daily to exceed every client's expectations, support every client's success and foster every client's trust and loyalty.

Those are just some of the things that make ISI the proven, progressive, professional choice for installation and related services.

In continuous operation since 1973, ISI became Chicago's first full-service systems furniture installation company. Today's ISI:

  • Employs the largest and most seasoned work force in the Chicagoland region, including more than 125 union installers.
  • Applies extensive installation experience to projects in new and existing facilities in the corporate, retail, sports, entertainment, educational, governmental, healthcare and hospitality sectors.
  • Installs architectural walls, millwork and motorized and manual window shades in addition to the full range of commercial furniture.

Turnkey Installation Solutions

ISI's field staff of more than 125 full-time installers represents expertise with a multitude of brands and lines and can correctly install any commercial furniture or floor-to-ceiling wall product regardless of type or age. We can develop turnkey solutions for reconfiguration projects of any size, providing the related electrical and data installations that may be needed as well as reconfiguring systems furniture. We also handle office relocations and offer extensive move management capabilities.

Excellent Teamwork Is An ISI Hallmark

Every ISI project enjoys the support of a dedicated, well-rounded team specializing in the specific needs of the client. The team consists of a project manager, a project coordinator, a project foreman and uniformed professional installers who are familiar with the product standards of the job. ISI project managers keep our clients' jobs on track and handle a myriad of project details along the way, including inventories of as-built conditions, installation plans, scheduling of deliveries and installation work, punch list resolution and close out, and coordination of ISI's on-site activity with that of other trades that may be involved in the project and/or operating at the same project site.

Technology for Highly Efficient Operations

We use information and communication technologies extensively to control costs, keep us highly responsive and boost productivity for our staff and our clients alike.
A quick look at how ISI uses technology
Installer dispatch via email
Installation schedule notifications via email
Self-service online scheduling of product deliveries to the ISI warehouse
Custom business system (OrderWorks) for project costing and management
Custom iPhone app for real-time exchange of project drawings, documents and client sign-offs
Daily email progress reports with digital photos to client
Custom asset management system for real-time reporting on client inventories

A National Network of Best-Practice Installers

ISI clients have access to regional, national and international support for their facility projects through Facilities Services Network, our best-practice peer group of independent installation companies. Working in coordination with our fellow FSN members, ISI can help you achieve smooth and timely installations, relocations, storage and deliveries across the United States, Canada, Australia and Singapore.