About IDEA

Headquartered in Milford, CT, Innovative Design Engineering Associate's (IDEA) Clients include leaders in the Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Heavy Industry and Institutional areas. IDEA has the talent and knowledge necessary to design state-of-the-art facilities that are demanded by today's competitive research and manufacturing environments.

IDEA was founded in 1995 by a group of seasoned engineering professionals who believed that their collective experiences and dedication to being a creative, responsive, and efficient engineering and design resource for the chemical, pharmaceutical and specialty manufacturing industries would give IDEA the “right stuff” to excel in the engineering business.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to use our experience, talent and commitment to customer service in order to provide creative, practical and cost effective engineering solutions to our clients.

In simple terms:

  1. We put our clients first
  2. We invest in technology
  3. We created an entrepreneurial environment to attract and retain talented engineers and designers
  4. We control our growth to ensure that quality and professionalism are never compromised

The IDEA Difference

  1. Entrepreneurial management style with Principal involvement in each Project
  2. Ability for fast-track response supporting Client's first-to-market needs
  3. Flexible Project execution - including Engineering only, design/build and turn-key performance contracts
  4. Expertise in retrofit projects and Plant upgrades
  5. Strategic alliances with other Engineering firms and Construction Companies to compliment specific or special Project requirements