Industry Insights

Being part of an ever-evolving industry is not only exciting but offers substantial opportunity for growth – both for our company and our team but also for our valuable clients. When it comes to creating your custom space, we want to be your trusted, exclusive source for booths, banquettes, millwork, printed graphics, wall décor, cabinetry, tabletops and bases, chairs, barstools, and more. To achieve this, we recognize that we need to not only provide quality products, but also valuable advice and wisdom designed to inform and provide guidance to give you the best opportunity to make the best decisions when customizing your space. On this page, you will find articles, departmental advice, and more.

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At SCI, our design and manufacturing teams are constantly and obsessively checking design trends to make sure we are offering our clients the most modern options when creating their custom space, all while keeping their goals and budgets in mind. Throughout our research, we realized that we couldn’t keep all this tremendous information to ourselves. With that in mind, we are excited to share our SCI Lookbooks.

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Highlighted Projects

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Material Safety Features With health and cleanliness being a top priority, it is important to have confidence in the products in your spaces. Seating Concepts commonly use laminate, vinyl/fabric, and solid surface as finish materials that your customers interact with when dining. We take pride in partnering with companies that hold their products to high
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Our three new collections were created to fit every mood from industrial and modern to rustic and homey. Inspired by the latest trends in cafeteria design, these new collections mesh new furniture with some our best-selling pieces. The Farmhouse, Pipeline, and Wicker Park collections will bring you through Illinois, starting in the country side and
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The Capitol Hill High School transformation shows how much of an impact furniture makes in a space. Seating Concepts pulled out all of our favorite K-12 furniture pieces to brighten the space, increase seat counts, and redirect traffic flow. Before: Prior to the cafeteria overhaul, dark and dated tile cover the walls and flooring. Mobile cluster
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June 8, 2020 Dear Customers, We are happy to announce that Seating Concepts has been acquired by a group of investors, dedicated to keeping our values and commitments to our customers! The new owners bring extensive business experience, along with direct experience, in our industry. What this means for you, our customers, is that Seating Concepts will now
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