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Wildlife Habitats at Cadillac Gardens

30 Jun , 2017  

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On Saturday, June 24, 2017, Cadillac Urban Gardens welcomed 24 new guests from The Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan to the garden’s manicured bins! More…

Ideal Surplus

Summer Interns Helping Run the Shelves of Surplus

30 Jun , 2017  

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The Ideal Group is a champion of internship programs as the halls, shops, warehouses and cubicles are full of talented interns. And, like every company, Surplus has joined in on the mentoring this summer with the additions of Perrin Moncur (Junior at Michigan State), Sam Nathan (Senior at Grand Valley State) and Marco Marquez (Grow Detroit’s Young Talent). More…

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Setech Teams with GM to Give Back to the Forgotten Harvest Farm

30 Jun , 2017  

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Forgotten Harvest Farm, a farm located in Fenton, Michigan, grows over 850,000 pounds of food each year. The farm harvests and distributes the produce to food banks across Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland counties. And it does this while only employing a handful of people, as it relies almost entirely on the help of volunteers to help plant, grow, and harvest the food distributed throughout Southeast Michigan. More…

Ideal Steel

Ideal Spotlight

30 Jun , 2017  

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In 2010, Tony Santori joined the Ideal Group family as a handrail worker for Ideal Shield.

After years of working in the shop, his years of hard work and a drive to move up in the company, he made the move to Ideal Steel as a Project Manager in November 2015 and it’s been a success ever since. More…

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Ideal Shield Showcases Color-Matching Capabilities

30 Jun , 2017  

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Over the past two decades, Ideal Shield has created plastic bollard covers matching an impressive 591 Pantone shades.  We carry some of these colors on a daily basis, but generate more options through customer requests for custom jobs. Some customers require uniformity, using the colors for corporate branding and marketing. When they see Ideal Shield’s vast portfolio of already-matched hues, there’s no doubt that Ideal Shield has the capability to come through for all applications! More…

Ideal Contracting

Spotlight

31 May , 2017  

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Ideal Contracting would like to congratulate our very own, Tim Rini, for receiving an Honorable Mention by the Association of Union Constructors’ (TAUC), judging committee for the James J. Willis Craftsperson of the Year Award. This award honors the men and women who bring the vision of a project to life, safely and professionally. Tim Rini managed to do just that for the office renovations at GM Milford Proving Grounds. More…

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Congratulations Austin!!

31 May , 2017  

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Austin Harris is our Photo contest winner for the month. Check out his photo above! Don’t forget to submit a photo for June! More…

Ideal Surplus

New Store Location

31 May , 2017  

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Ideal Surplus has a brand new store,  located on the Surplus shop floor in Building B. Items at the store include gloves, hand tools, safety gear, power tools, drill bits, and much more. Looking to pick up some new tools or equipment for your next project? Get more for your dollar than at any top hardware store by contacting Gary Brothers or Curtis Rose today to learn more about the available discounts.

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Motor City Makeover 2017

31 May , 2017  

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On Saturday, June 20th, Ideal employees and Southwest Detroit community members came together to participate in helping clean up the community, also known as the Motor City Makeover. More…

Ideal Shield

Ideal Shield Is Expanding Our Product Line

31 May , 2017  

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Thanks to a strong, growing relationship with one of our most innovative vendors, Shield has earned the opportunity to help launch Flexpost’s new product line!

Many of you are  familiar with the concept of the Flexpost. A twist on the conventional bollard posts, Flexpost is designed to bend at the base when impacted so as to prevent damage to the bollard and the vehicle. They are the optimal solution for spots where bollards constantly get hit and bent out of shape.      More…