Purchasing Furniture

Types of Service and Options

Labor Services To Reconfigure Or Move Furniture

Other Services

FURNITURE ORDERS THAT INCLUDE SPACE PLANNING, ELECTRIFIED PANELS OR WALL ATTACHMENTS

Interior Design

Contact: Office at 764-8294, 326 E. Hoover, Inquiries to Eileen Isotalo, 763-5570.

Interior Design provides full service. Space planning, finishes, furniture, fabric, carpet selection, window coverings, specialty accessory items, assistance with specifications, order preparation, bids, and installations. University policy requires that specification of furniture panel systems (furniture requiring electricity and/or attachment to walls) must be referred to Interior Design. Move related planning. Some sample chairs and various computer keyboards for testing by appointment. Fee for service.

FREE-STANDING FURNITURE ORDERS

  • UNIVERSITY FURNITURE PRIME VENDORS

    Contacts:
    Lorri Doneth, Senior Procurement Agent
    734-615-9131

    John Bogi, Contract Administrator
    734-615-3467

  • Use this service to purchase free standing furniture. Customer responsible for measuring space, layout, style and color numbers of furniture. Department enters web order with Shortcode. Delivery is included in furniture price.

CARPET

Navigating Business Space (NBS)  Departments contact Jim Colwell, NBS Sales Representative, by calling
248-449-8170 or emailing Jim Colwell at COLWELL@NAVBUS.COM

Continental Interiors Departments contact Rick Krupske, Continental Interiors, Sales Representative, by calling
248 217-0754 or emailing Rick Krupske at rick@continental-interiors.com

Shamrock Floorcovering Services Departments contact Dennis Irish, Shamrock Floorcovering Sales Representative, by calling 734-994-5770 or emailing Dennis Irish at dirish@shamrockfloors.com.

OTHER FURNITURE PURCHASING OPTIONS:

OFFICE MAX FURNITURE WEBSITE

Contact: Bonny Webber, Purchasing at 647-6346.
Furniture featured in the Office Max catalogs can be ordered by University Departments except for furniture panel systems (furniture requiring electricity and/or attachment to walls). Contact U of M Interior Design at 764-8294 for furniture panel systems.

 

PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT

Contact: Jim Bruce  or Lorri Doneth at 764-9447
Purchasing will assist Departments by answering questions, reviewing, and processing small orders for furniture or carpet under $5,000 (no specification assistance i.e. style, color selection). Orders over $5,000 that are not Prime Vendor require bid. Orders will include delivery of furniture, installation of carpet. May refer customers to vendor or Interior Design.

LABOR SERVICES TO RECONFIGURE OR MOVE FURNITURE:

The following dealers can provide installers for disassembly and reconfigurations of existing product, or for moving of furniture. This option does not include space planning, panel systems furniture specification or new furniture product. Use Shortcode for NBS, American Interiors, FMG, ISCG, and Plant Moving & Trucking. Use P-Card or PO for PDI labor.

STRATEGIC FURNITURE INSTALLERS

NBS Susan Young-Schmidt, Sales: 734-615-8262
American Interiors Vicky Schwab, 419-535-1808
Facility Matrix Group Eric Whalls, 734-662-2234
ISCG Joel Miller, 248-399-1600

STRATEGIC MOVING, STORAGE & LABOR:

Palmer (New Furniture other than Steelcase)
Corrigan
Michigan Office Movers

PROJECT DYNAMICS

Contact: Aaron LaCross 734- 663-4666
NOTE: Furniture delivery address: PDI, 23643 Vreeland Road, Flatrock, MI 48134

Plant Operations Moving & Trucking:

Main Phone: Mike Karas764-2487Tom Heller647-4007, Fax: 615-0313, Emergency Phone: 936-3309
Work Requests are obtained for the entire Plant Operations Department through the the Plant Operations Call Center Department. Download the online Work Request form and fax your request to 763-2932. Forms may also be mailed to: 326 E. Hoover Box 1002. Questions can be answered by calling the Plant Operations Call Center at 647-2059.

OTHER SERIVCES

Repairs to Steelcase Furniture
Contact NBS: 800-550-2197

Repainting of Furniture
Contact UM Stores: 615-4900

Repairs to other furniture
Contact Plant Order Service: 647-2059

Ergonomic Consultations
Contact:  Sarah Cooney, OSEH Representative:  763-7704

Upholstery Shop:
Phil or Chris Phone: (734) 647-2059 Fax: (734) 763-2932 emailmailto:upholstery@umich.edu