Ideal Contracting

2015 Pre Task Plan (PTP) Family Safety Engagement Program

31 Jul , 2015  

Congratulations to all  submissions of this year’s Pre-Task Plan (PTP) Family Safety Engagement Program. Each submission was unique in showing “I CAN, YOU CAN and WE CAN” be safe EVERYDAY in EVERYTHING that we do!


Ideal Surplus

Name Your Price

31 Jul , 2015  


Tired of spending full retail price your home improvement needs?  Save today and stop by Ideal Surplus’ Store located in Building B at our convenient Detroit location! Over the past year, Ideal Surplus has expanded their inventory with popular product brand names like Stanley, Bosch, and Dewalt. Don’t hesitate another moment or you could miss these amazing deals! Call 877-283-3401 today to inquire about our hot summer special 1 Gallon Gatorade G-Series Thermal Jug for $9.99 each or three for $25. The store is open 8am-5pm to all Ideal employees and customers.   Check out our website, www.idealsurplus.com, or come in and see for yourself today!

Ideal Group

Ideal Contracting’s 2014 Supplier of the Year Celebration

31 Jul , 2015  


Ideal Contracting celebrated its 11th Supplier of the Year on July 24, 2015. Customers, suppliers, partners and the Ideal family all celebrated at Scarcyny Park & Garden. The event featured keynote speaker, Steve Kiefer and food from Taco Veloz, Mexican fruit and corn cups, ice cream. Entertainment was provided by Living Arts dance group, who performed salsa, tango, and hip-hop. Ideal Contracting also announced Pre Task Plan (PTP) Family Safety Engagement Program winners. Thank you to all who joined Ideal Contracting in celebrating their Supplier of the Year Award!


DIA Inside|Out

31 Jul , 2015  


The Detroit Institute of Art has installed two replica paintings of the Fisherman’s Wedding by Thomas Moran and Noah’s Ark: Genesis by Charles McGee in Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt and Scarcyny Park & Garden. SDEV has brought the DIA Inside|Out Program to six Southwest Detroit Community Gardens! Special thanks to the DIA for implementing this program, the Kresge Foundation for funding it, and our community partners for creating and maintaining these beautiful gardens! More…

Ideal Setech

Ideal Setech Goes Above and Beyond

31 Jul , 2015   Gallery

Ideal Setech has received special recognition from our customers for continuous efforts to keep the plants running at FCA Dundee and GM Warren Transmission this month.

Tim Wanzeck, as well as Ideal Setech, were recognized from FCA Dundee with a jacket that read Going For Gold. This was for their work in getting the plant to Silver and for Ideal Setech, and Tim in particular, going above and beyond expectations to get the plant up and running. Last weekend, Tim Wanzeck and Karen Hanenkratt worked with a supplier to have a spindle rebuilt and returned to the plant by Monday morning.


Ideal Shield

Ideal Spotlight

31 Jul , 2015  


Congratulations to Abel Gutierrez! This month marks his 20th year with The Ideal Group. Abel Gutierrez started at Ideal Steel in 1995, where he began as general labor through a staffing company. He began to work for Ideal after mentioning that he knew how to read blue prints; at the time Ideal was looking for someone to read blueprints. Abel also drove workers from Southwest Detroit to Ideal Steel’s old location in Hamburg, MI. In his early career, Abel initially thought about working in Michigan for six months and then returning to California after he finished his labor contract. Abel has not left since; he is now the Plant Manager for Ideal Shield. “This is home, it’s a family, a lifelong place to be” says Abel Gutierrez. More…