Ideal Group

Ideal Spotlight

31 May , 2016   Gallery

Cheers to Sylvia! On Friday, May 20, 2016 Sylvia Gucken celebrated her 25th anniversary at the Ideal Group at El Barzon. Accompanied by many who love her, Ideal Group celebrated the attention and love Sylvia has given to the company and so many others.

Sylvia Gucken joined Ideal Steel in 1991, marketing the company’s residential building products and the Ideal Shield product launch.  As Ideal expanded, Sylvia employed interns from local universities to assist with growth in marketing, quality assurance, safety implementation, and event planning. More…



31 May , 2016  

Opening Day

Spring has officially begun! On Saturday, May 21st, Cadillac Urban Gardens and Scarcyny Park celebrated their Grand Opening Day. Guests learned about the summer series hosted at the gardens including: Get Up and Get Moving, Volunteer Days, Art in the Park, and Music in the Park. Throughout the festivities, guests also enjoyed tacos, arts and crafts, games, and music provided DJ Joe G.  This was CUGM & Scarcyny Park’s fourth opening day and had the highest attendance! More…

Ideal Surplus


31 May , 2016  


Ideal Surplus takes great pleasure in its employees participating in the 12th Annual Friends Multiple Sclerosis Walk at Heritage Park in Taylor on June 11th. Ideal Group is helping to sponsor the walk. The event is being organized by Samara Wolf, sister of Ideal Surplus team member Jackie Brown. Samara has MS and wishes to spread the word and raise awareness for this nerve damaging disease. This 1K walk begins at 10AM, but registration opens at 8AM. Along with the event there will be food, raffles, and prizes. All are encouraged to join the fun and spread the word.  More…

Ideal Shield


31 May , 2016  

Shield Picture

Ideal Shield is pleased to announce the newest product in their decorative bollard cover line.

The Paramount is the first 4-inch decorative bollard cover Ideal Shield has ever offered, but will most likely not be the last. Shield has an amazing team of innovative minds, always working hard to bring new and fresh safety products to life. More…

Ideal Setech


31 May , 2016  


Ideal Setech, in conjunction with Ideal Steel and General Motors Warren Transmission, recently donated a bench to the Judson Center. The Judson Center is a non-profit human service agency that provides compassionate, comprehensive services to children and families throughout Southeast Michigan. The combined efforts of Joe Cusumano, Victor Pea, and Garry Vanchina resulted in the creation of this colorful bench. Thank you for your creativity, hard work, and caring hearts. Ideal Setech will also be participating in the fall golf outing for the Judson Center.  More…

Ideal Contracting

Bring Your Child to Work Day

31 May , 2016   Gallery

What an exciting event for parents and their children! Ideal Contracting was very happy to sponsor Bring Your Child to Work Day this past month at both The Ideal Group in Detroit and the GM Warren Transmission site. The day’s agenda consisted of many activities. Before all of the fun started, the group received safety procedures and took a group photo. The kids got the chance to see the aerial lift gear along with a demonstration, photo opportunity and a presentation of the concrete pavers. More…