April 2019 Meeting at ROI

April 02, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Rieke Office Interiors
2000 Fox Lane
Elgin, IL 60123
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About our Presentation:

*  Learn about healthy working postures 

* Adjust your chair to properly fit you

*Position work tools to eel more comfortable

* Increase your productivity

Discover the secrets to working more comfortably witht this introduction to office ergonomics.  This session offers education and guidance on configuring your workstation to minimize pain and injury risks, while maximizing comfort and efficiency.  

About our Speaker:

Mohini Dutt, Ph.D., CPE | Associate Ergonomist, Central Region Mohini Dutt has a Ph.D. in Ergonomics, Human Factors and Biomechanics from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) with the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE). She has worked as an ergonomic consultant in the areas of ergonomic program development, workstation design and applied ergonomics research.

About our Site:

Rieke Office Interiors is located at 2000 Fox Lane Elgin, Illinois.  Their 150,000 square foot manufacturing, showroom, and corporate office also includes a 6,000 square foot wholly owned design firm named VID (Vertical Interior Design).  Rieke Office Interiors provides a turn key solution for companies that want to create the most efficient, cost effective, and innovative workspaces.  ROI has full service design services, manufacturing, commercial flooring, delivery, and installation resources.   ROI helps companies understand how important their space is to recruiting and retaining the best talent, as well as keeping their people innovative, healthy, and efficient. ROI is the only company in the United States that manufacturers a full line of custom office furniture that sells it directly to the end user. All of ROI manufactured products are guaranteed for life with one only caveat "except abuse".

 

Rieke Office Interior’s SolarCrete building was built in 1990 and boasts an R-35 wall system and double thick concrete floor that is a first generation green building.  The foundation goes below the freeze line with no seams around the entire perimeter of the building.  Since the concrete walls inside and out are sprayed on there are no seams in the walls either. 8” of foam insulation sandwiched between 2.5”  thick layers of concrete allows the building to maintain a comfortable temperature year round with minimal heating and cooling. Heat bills range between $10,000 to $15,000 per year. The building is not the only Green technology you will experience visiting the site.  Double dock and drive in doors allow for no free flow of air. LED lighting, window shading, and the entire manufacturing/shipping process exemplify ROI’s environmental stewardship.

 

Inside the building you will experience several types of office work spaces.  Private offices, workstations, conference rooms, meeting and break room environments abound.  ROI uses state of the art technology and machinery to manufacture the furniture that makes workspaces inspiring and productive.  

 

In 2012, Todd Rieke came up with 52/25 which was an initiative to come up with 25 new designs every 52 weeks. A few years later a pivot was made to build a company out of PET boards made from up to 99% recycled water bottles. Turf was launched at Neocon in 2016 and is already recognized as the leader of custom acoustical architectural ceiling baffles by the largest design firms nationally. Turf has taken over 75,000 feet of the 150,000 foot building and employs 50 people. 15 of those employees work in a newly refurbished firehouse located at Diversey and California in Chicago, Illinois.   

Tickets

$0.00 Member registration

$30.00 Chicago Member registration

$40.00 Guest Registration