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A Growing Machine Shop in Princeton, Minnesota
Excellence in machining


Ideal Industries Inc. is a second generation, family-owned business. It was founded in 1981 by John Kipping and Jim Swanson, who between them at the time, had over 75 years of experience in the precision machining industry.

Ideal Industries specializes in tight tolerance and precision machining whether it be prototype or production. By keeping in step with new technologies, as well as being committed to excellence in quality and customer service, Ideal Industries has earned a wide variety of loyal customers in the Medical, Agricultural, Aerospace, Communications and Transportation industries just to name a few.

At Ideal, we strive to go above and beyond our customers expectations. We pride ourselves on keeping costs to our customers at a minimum while keeping quality and customer service our number one priority. At our 30,000 square foot facility future growth can easily be accommodated. With our state of the art technology and our highly trained and experienced staff we are proud of our prototype and production machining accomplishments and we welcome the opportunity to add you to our growing list of customers.