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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Lookbooks

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

JoJo’s
Shake Bar

Kendall’s
Brasserie

Articles

Through the pandemic, I think we all wondered if University/College dining would ever be the same. For years, SCI designed higher education dining halls, student unions, study centers or lounge areas where students could gather in groups, collaborate and be with their friends. Then COVID hit and we found ourselves adding individual pods, putting up
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NEWS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 1, 2022Contact: Zach DePysslerVP Sales815-483-2244ZDepyssler@SCICustom.com SCI & Ameriscan Designs: A Partnership Built for Success ROCKDALE, Illinois – SCI has acquired Ameriscan Designs, an architectural millwork company with a strong 38-year history in the commercial, educational, retail, hospitality, and healthcare industries, located in Chicago, Illinois. This partnership will allow SCI and Ameriscan to further
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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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