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Automotive Hall of Fame Honor

30 Jul , 2014  

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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…

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Ideal Spotlight

30 Jul , 2014  

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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  

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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!

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Ideal Setech/GM Ride & Drive

30 Jul , 2014   Gallery

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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  

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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…

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Contracting Interns in Scarcyny Park

30 Jul , 2014  

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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…

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Take A Walk Through Ideal Surplus’s Store Today!

25 Jun , 2014  

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Ideal Surplus created a store in the warehouse for all Ideal employees and customers to walk through. Customers can check out some exciting everyday products at great prices! Look at their website, www.idealsurplus.com for the list of items and stop by to take a look for yourself!

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Rigging Training at STS

25 Jun , 2014  

RIGGING TRAINING

For two weeks, Ideal Setech STS conducted rigging training for warehouse personnel. The training was conducted by Tim Williams, a certified trainer, and Jeremiah Hartwell, who attended Crosby Rigging training earlier this year. More…

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Ideal Group Celebrates the Graduation of Our Interns

12 Jun , 2014  

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Congratulations to our two Detroit Cristo Rey High School interns, Jose Patino and Jose Perez, who graduated on Sunday, June 8th! The Ideal Group is  proud of them and all their accomplishments! Jose Perez will attend Lawrence Tech University and Jose Patino is attending trade school in the fall.

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Ideal Contracting’s Safety Symposium

12 Jun , 2014  

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On Thursday, June 5, 2014 Ideal Contracting conducted their first safety symposium. Safety directors from General Motors, John E. Green, Superior Electric, Barton Malow, Ideal Contracting and  others were invited to share best practices on demolition safety. More…