Ideal Surplus

Ideal Surplus’s Gain Share Program

30 Nov , 2015  

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Ideal Surplus has a program designed to help companies with excess and obsolete MRO items and convert their unneeded items into cash.  It’s called our “Gain Share” program.  This is a no cost program where we take the material in-house, put it in inventory, and market it for sale through our many marketing platforms.  Once items are sold, we split, or “share”, the proceeds back to the customer at a high percentage. More…

Ideal Shield


30 Nov , 2015  

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Ideal Shield’s Antonio Rivera and Marty Venegas both attended the Institutional and Supermarket Equipment, Inc. (ISE) 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting and Personalized Sales and Educational Seminars on November 4 through November 5 in Phoenix, Arizona.  ISE is a national equipment contractor group serving the supermarket, convenience store and food service industries including operation.  They are the oldest buying group in the industries service having over one-hundred thirty-five contractor locations across the United States and the support of more than one-hundred-sixty preferred equipment suppliers. More…

Ideal Contracting

Safety Comes in Cans

30 Nov , 2015  

Ideal Belives in Cans

Ideal Contracting emphasizes safety every day.  With safety being Ideal Contracting’s top priority, there has been a push to increase the Safety Observation Process (SOP) participation and increase the number of SOP feedback cards by all employees, keeping everyone engaged in the process.  As of November, Ideal Contracting has received 8583 cards, averaging 780 per month, 182 per week, and 26 cards per day turned in! It is projected that they will receive 9497 by year’s end, more than doubling last year’s submissions. “Thank you to all employees for turning in SOP cards and helping us reach our goals, we couldn’t have done it without you all!” Josh Duey.

Ideal Setech

Ideal Setech Awarded Contract

30 Nov , 2015  


Congratulations to Ideal Setech on their new contract announcement.  Ideal Setech was awarded the GM Arlington Assembly program for three years on November 23, 2015. This new contract will launch in April in SAP. We would also like to congratulate Ideal Setech Share-the-Spare on their five year extension renewal with General Motors. We are very proud of all the hard work that our teams have put in this year and the achievements are outstanding!


Holy Redeemer First Lego League

30 Nov , 2015  


The Holy Redeemer Grade School’s First Lego League (FLL), Redeemer Bots, competed at Allen Park Middle School on Saturday November 21st. This was Redeemer Bot’s first year competing. The First Lego League is part of Michigan’s FIRST family of programs positioned as an upper elementary program (Grade 4 through end of elementary school). It is a partnership between the LEGO Group and FIRST committed to creating robotic competition programs that will excite and inspire children to excel in math and science. The students and adult mentors worked very hard ranking 5th out of 30 FLL teams. Thank you Steve Wilson, Chief Mentoring Coach, assisted by DTE Energy mentors, staff and parents for their dedication and coaching. Steve closed his shop for two weeks during FLL time. We love team #15085, you’re OUR champions!

Ideal Setech

Ideal Spotlight

30 Nov , 2015  

Curtis PicCurtis McCloy commenced his career at Ideal Setech in November of 2011 as a new-part buyer.  Throughout his years here, he has also held the positions of WRA Buyer and Technical Coordinator.  During his time at Warren Transmission, Curtis has assisted GM in many of their exciting fundraising activities.  He now holds the position of site manager – overseeing everything going on at the Warren plant, managing the warehouse, and keeping things moving and together in the office.  He is grateful and very excited for the new opportunity and looking forward to the challenge.  His hard work will continue to show and grow as his career progresses.  Ted O’Leary agrees, “In each role Curtis has excelled and learned new things to move to the next level. He goes above what is asked of him and is a leader that everyone respects.” More…