IDEAL Industries, Inc

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Why IDEAL Industries, Inc IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

Our flat management structure sets the scene for heightened collaboration within our teams. It’s not about having a focused single role within the business but a shared knowledge working together to drive our strategy. As a team, we have a shared vision that we talk about everyday ensuring consistency throughout our business. We actively support each other, by lending a hand, having trust, and creating a safe working environment to share our ideas as well as celebrating our successes. Our collaboration focus is not just internal, we were founded on creating ideal relationships with our customers. By collaborating with customers, we ensure strong partnerships and shared success.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

We are helping power it. Power and electrification are essential to develop nations and ensure a green and modern future. Across the IDEAL family of brands our employees take part in powering buildings, supporting data centers that deliver loved social media experiences, and ensuring forklifts can move throughout warehouses aiding in our next e-commerce order. Our employees work in creating products that are necessary, valuable, and contribute to growing industries.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Fostering an environment of open communication where employees feel comfortable expressing their thoughts, concerns, and ideas to bring different perspectives to our culture and the work that we do. At IDEAL, we believe that inclusion is paramount and we provide opportunities for our employees to feel this sense of belonging through multi-functional team meetings, brainstorming sessions, and product development initiatives. By focusing on inclusion, we can ensure our employees’ ideas can continuously improve the company culture and the product innovations we bring to the market.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

At IDEAL we cultivate a learning culture that invests in employee growth and development, ensuring generations of sustained success. We do this by nurturing trust, providing a safe environment, encouraging a growth mindset, and by emphasizing “how” we work as much as “what” we do. We reward leaders who empower employees through coaching, focus on celebrating accomplishments, and promote learning from experiences. By seeing challenges as opportunities, learning from feedback, using the power of possibility, and collaborating with others, we create the conditions for growth of our people and the company.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

IDEAL was founded on a desire to create ideal relationships with our employees. Our values are a product of the culture and employees that live them. At IDEAL, we strive to live our values:
1. Act with Integrity
2. Excellence Starts with Accountability
3. Treat Everyone with Kindness and Respect.
4. Creating Value Drives Growth & Sustainability.
There are multiple generations in the workforce today and we embrace the challenge of evolving our values and culture to ensure they remain elements that our employees believe in and are proud to be a part of.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

IDEAL was founded on strong relationships, including with employees. Our total reward programs support individuals throughout their career as a living example of IDEAL values including competitive pay, comprehensive health, wellness, retirement, and life & disability benefits. We are proud to provide time to share with loved ones or practice self-care by providing the same eligibility for vacation, personal days, paid holidays, and enhanced parental leave. We encourage community service by offering paid time off for volunteering and contributing to non-profits through matching gifts. Employees have professional and personal growth opportunities through training, conferences, tuition reimbursement or onsite retirement education.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

being the face of the company and demonstrating our values in all interactions, and with every communication. This includes:
• Acting with integrity.
• Demonstrating accountability.
• Treating everyone with kindness and respect.
• Creating value that drives growth and sustainability.
Our CEO has created a culture of continuous learning and improvement with high ethical standards and value-based decision making.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

IDEAL is able to provide programs typically offered at larger companies like wellness screenings for employees and spouses, collaborating with teams via hybrid work arrangements, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, and charitable matching dollars while maintaining a smaller company culture where each person matters. This includes transparency about business related issues and opportunities for employees to directly share perspectives with leaders. The IDEAL Industries Foundation provides flexible opportunities for employees to serve and support the community.

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About the Company

IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. is a global, diversified family-owned business designing and manufacturing superior products for the electrical, power, and infrastructure industries. The 108-year-old company was founded in 1916 on the premise of forging ideal relationships with customers, employees, partners, and communities. The company has consistently grown and expanded under five generations of family ownership.

Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

1375 Park Avenue
Sycamore, IL 60178

Company Headquarters

Industry:

Power & Electrification

Company Headquarters

Company CEO's name:

Steve Henn

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Number of employees:

0 - 1000

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