Services

Consulting

As a full service provider of interiors solutions, the CI Group can provide up-front consulting services to help analyze your requirements and concept potential solutions that meet your business goals.  Based on current and future business needs, the CI Group can determine solutions that meet your goals today as well as maintain flexibility for the future.  Our solutions create spaces that effectively drive efficiencies, productivity and more to help you achieve your business goals.

Space Planning

Our Autocad designers provide you with solutions for all your space planning needs.  Our designers have a comprehensive understanding of all types of furniture and are experienced at collaborating with customers to choose the right product and finish, fabric, and color selections.  Our design department uses advanced software to create detailed 2D drawings, 3D drawings, and renderings to help you understand your furniture options and visualize exactly how your furniture will fit into your space.

Our designers are NCIDQ certified and collaborate regularly with representatives from fabric and office furniture manufacturers to stay on top of the latest innovations and trends in the commercial furnishings industry.

Project Management

Our project managers have a wide range of project implementation experience in numerous industries and geographies. The CI Group’s project managers are responsible for all aspects of your project from managing the schedule to ensuring the quality of project installation.

We assign a dedicated project manager to each and every project we implement.  As the lead person on a project, our project managers are trained to foresee and prevent problems before they arise.  Schedules are regularly reviewed and updated.  Our project managers ensure project milestones are met, your questions are answered and your project stays on track delivering high quality results for your organization.

Engineering Studies

Engineering studies begin with careful research and gathering of data.  Current and future throughput requirements are collected and included in system design calculations.  Data is gathered from all relevant sources which may include workers on the floor, the IT department, management, plant engineering and others.

Once the necessary data has been collected and analyzed, detailed concept s that addresses all system parameters are developed and presented.  Depending on customer requirements, deliverables such as concept drawings, cost estimates, design criteria and related materials are also developed and presented.

Design & Build Material Handling Systems

Our goal is to help you design a highly efficient work environment in order to make your organization more competitive in today’s market.

During the system design phase, data gathered during the estimating and concept process are blended with system design specifications and layout data to produce the appropriate equipment and control configurations.  Throughput rates for each area of the system are calculated and checked against design requirements.  When necessary, specific requirements for products are incorporated within the equipment and system designs.  For extremely complex systems, customers may require system simulation studies to verify that all areas and functions of a system will meet design requirements.

System safety is also a prime consideration during the design phase.  To have the greatest impact, user safety has to be a considered during all design activities and incorporated into each detail of a system.  Once all these facets of the design process are accomplished, equipment can be fabricated, system controls and software can be fully developed and the installation process can begin.

Custom Fabrication

Application and requirements are unique from project to project; the CI Group is ready to address extraordinary situations with customized solutions when standard products are not a possibility.  We maintain a very capable staff and supply sources specializing in some of the most unusual hardware, controls and software application challenges.  We have created numerous custom solutions to interface with existing equipment and software systems allowing your organization to function at the high level it deserves.

Delivery & Installation

Delivery and Installation is a critical phase of any project. Our project managers coordinate the schedule and manage installation teams in order to minimize installation time.  With proper planning and execution, we ensure your office will be up fully functional on schedule.

Whether your delivery and installation requirements are small or large, our years of experience enable us to provide a safe, cost effective installation.  We’ve installed projects throughout North America, South America, Europe, The Middle East and Asia.

Post Sales Support: Training

The CI Group values long term relationships and even after the completed installation of your project, we are here to support your organization.  We provide industry-leading warranty programs and offer a variety of maintenance, cleaning, and reconfiguration programs designed to meet your needs, meeting the changing needs of your business.  Our team of project managers are on staff to assist you with any needs you have.  We are committed to our customers and the solutions we provide to make each customer more efficient and productive.

Post Sales Support: After Sales Service

The CI Group values long term relationships and even after the completed installation of your project, we here to support your organization.  We offer a variety of preventative maintenance programs designed to meet your needs, improving the lifespan of your equipment with less downtime.  Our team of project managers and technicians are on staff to assist you with troubleshooting, spare parts, system upgrades, equipment repairs, additional training and more.  We are committed to our customers and the solutions we provide to make each customer more efficient and productive.

Other Services

The CI Group provides a wide range of additional services to support the office environment, including inventory management, furniture Leasing, move services, rental furniture, cleaning and refurbishing, and warehousing & storage.