Ideal Group

Automotive Hall of Fame Honor

30 Jul , 2014  


Ideal’s Chairman and CEO Frank Venegas, Jr. was honored at the Automotive Hall of Fame, receiving the Distinguished Service Citation Award on July 24, 2014. This prestigious award dates back to 1940 and is the oldest recognition into the Automotive Hall of Fame.  To date, approximately 430 people have received this award.  More…

Ideal Surplus

Ideal Spotlight

30 Jul , 2014  


Zach Fishaw started as a summer intern in 2000. His first full time position was at the Ideal Setech RDC facility in Howell as a Material Handler where he quickly took on more challenging opportunities at the GM Warren Transmission facility and Ideal Setech Share-The-Spare. He moved over to the Ideal Surplus Sales Operation in December 2010 where he now manages the warehouse. More…

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Tercer Jueves Business Networking Event

30 Jul , 2014  


Ideal Group hosted Tercer Jueves Business Networking Event at Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt Street on July 17, 2014. Keynote speakers included Frank Venegas, Linzie Venegas, and Amanda Schmidke. At the garden, guests got a taste of Southwest Detroit by Taco Veloz, Honey Bee Market, and Café Con Leche. Thank you to everyone who came to the event, it was a great turnout! Click here to check out photos from the event!

Ideal Setech

Ideal Setech/GM Ride & Drive

30 Jul , 2014   Gallery


Ideal Setech hosted their fifth annual GM Ride & Drive BBQ on July 25, 2014. Champion Automotive Group brought in many cars  for people to test drive. Many members of the Howell community as well as Ideal Setech families attended. The weather was just perfect for hot dogs and burgers. Thank you to all who attended! To check out photos from the event, click here!

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1st Annual Latina Summit

30 Jul , 2014  


The 1st Annual Latina Summit, hosted by the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, was held this month at the Renaissance Center. The Summit was organized to bring women together to encourage and empower them to forge paths of leadership. More…

Ideal Contracting

Contracting Interns in Scarcyny Park

30 Jul , 2014  


On July 15, 2014, Ideal Contracting interns began construction of the newest addition to Scarcyny Park, the amphitheater. This was one of the two service days Ideal Contracting interns performed this summer. The amphitheater will be used for “Movie Nights in the Park”, which are sponsored by Ideal Contracting, and other special events. Alongside the theatre will also be a new, circular garden. More…