Dee Cramer Blog


Dale Carnegie Graduates

Feb 13, 2018

Dee Cramer would like to congratulate Steve Hunt and Doug Bubnes on their graduation of the Dale Carnegie Course! The world famous Dale Carnegie  Course is one of the only organizational communication training programs that is proven to make you more effective by boosting your engagement levels.  See the results of a study that shows levels of employee engagement in the workplace and how people who have taken the Dale Carnegie Course are 62% more likely to be engaged than the average employee. For more information about the Dale Carnegie courses, visit https://www.dalecar... Read more...
 

Dee Cramer 80 Years and Going Strong!

Apr 27, 2017

Dee Cramer, Inc. is a third generation, family owned company that was started in 1937 by our founder, Dee (Devere) Cramer. What started out as a small 2 man operation doing residential furnaces has now become one of the largest heating, ventilating, and air conditioning companies in the country with over 100 employees. From the very beginning, complete customer satisfaction has been the cornerstone of Dee Cramer success and longevity. Dee started the business out of his garage and in 1946 moved into the Dort Hwy. location in Flint. In 1975 Dee would retire leaving his son Dick C... Read more...
 

Dale Carnegie Graduates

Dec 20, 2016

Dee Cramer would like congratulate our Dale Carnegie Training graduates on their continued education!  Left to right (Matt Wolverton, Amanda Stephenson, Nick Keeler, Alex Gasper, Brian Brown) p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px 'Times New Roman'; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}   ... Read more...
 

United Way Fundraiser 2016

Dec 20, 2016

Dee Cramer had another successful year fundraising for the United Way. This year we were able to raise $8,275.50 by participating in a  p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #1e497d; -webkit-text-stroke: #1e497d} span.s1 {font-kerning: none}Chili Cook-off, Cookie Baking Campaign, and Raffe Ticket sale. Thank you to all Dee Cramer employees who participated and donated to this great cause!Chili Cook-off, Cookie Baking Campaign, and Raffe Ticket sale. Thank you to all Dee Cramer employees who participated and donated to this great cause! ... Read more...
 

Matthew Cramer Recognized by SMACNA'S College of Fellows

Nov 02, 2016

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National Manufacturing Day

Oct 19, 2016

Dee Cramer was honored to host 19 students from Carman Ainsworth High School for National Manufacturing Day! ... Read more...

Walk For A Cure

Oct 19, 2016

Dee Cramer employees were thrilled to raise $820 for the Walk for the Cure! We also had 11 walkers on our behalf in Flint that morning! Thank you Dee Cramer Employees!!!! ... Read more...

Dee Cramer Wins Cornerstone Award for Training Excellence

Jun 26, 2016

The Cornerstone Award was created to award companies that have demonstrated outstanding records for advancing the quality of their employees through training. The Award recognizes two companies – a Regular Contractor member and a Specialty Contractor member.  Dee Cramer is proud to have won the Specialty Contractor award for 2015. To learn more about the Cornerstone Award which is awarded by the Associated General Contractors American, Michigan Office (AGC) click HERE ... Read more...

Dee Cramer is proud to be the exclusive Aeroseal Dealer for commercial applications in Southeast MI

Jun 01, 2016

Aeroseal Duct Sealing was recently named as the 2016 Product of the Year at the 2016 Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigerating Expo (AHR). The AHR said the following: Aeroseal has won many awards over the last few years, but this is the big one. Not only because it was selected by a panel of some of the HVAC industry’s finest members, but because it was given in recognition of aeroseal’s game-changing effect on the commercial building industry. From the Expo’s own news release… “We are pleased to honor Aeroseal with this award, recognizing that it offers ... Read more...

Dee Cramer United Way Fundraiser

Jan 18, 2016

Dee Cramer recently had the oppurtunity to join in on a fundraising campaign for the United Way. We were able to raise over $7,000! Here are a few photos of those who participated and won during our Chili Cook-off, Cookie Baking Campaign, and Raffe Ticket sale. Thank you to all Dee Cramer employees who participated and donated to this great cause! Here are a few photos from the event, including our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place participant winners! ... Read more...

Carriage Town Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Jan 18, 2016

Dee Cramer is very proud to help support Carriage Town Ministries! Here are some photos from their recent Health Screening Clinic ribbon cutting ceremony. ... Read more...

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and Hurley Hospital

May 27, 2015

Who would have thought that a city owned Hospital in Flint Michigan would have been the first Owner in Michigan and one of the first in the United States to choose this revolutionary construction delivery method for its new Paul F. Reinhart Emergency Trauma Center expansion and renovation in March 2014. Most construction projects are delivered by first selecting an Architect and Engineer and then developing plans and specifications for the upcoming project.  General Contractors/Constriction Managers then bid the project based on those plans/specs.  While this delivery method ... Read more...

Dee Cramer and MIOSHA Safety and Health Improvement Program

May 27, 2015

       In celebration of the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (MIOSHA) 40th anniversary to create a safer and healthier work environment and reduce the risk of injury and illness to workers in Michigan, the MIOSHA Safety and Health Improvement Program is highlighted. ... Read more...

Creating Innovation Value: The key to success, growth and survival

Feb 06, 2015

Article written by Chelsea Mills at On the Town Magazine and Behind Your Design There is a lot of talk about innovation being the key to growing American businesses, but exactly how companies get innovative remains less clearly defined.  I had the opportunity to sit down with Matt and Rich Cramer from Dee Cramer in Holly, Michigan, to talk about how diversity has kept them on the forefront of innovation and allowed them to become a business fixture in our community since 1937. Dee Cramer had been featured on the cover of onthetown Magazine in September 1992, and that cover was inc... Read more...

YouthQuest program at Holmes STEM Academy gets $10,300 donation for curriculum and field trips

Jan 22, 2015

Article written by Dominic Adams at MLive FLINT, MI – More than $10,000 in donations from 14 companies will help an after-school program at Flint’s Holmes STEM Academy purchase curriculum and go on field trips. A $10,300 donation from technology company Laird was made on Wednesday, Dec. 10, to YouthQuest, according to a statement. Laird made a $5,000 donation and then challenged its suppliers to match its donation. Gifts came in from U-Blox, Mid Star Sales, Raydiall, Catalyst Sales, Benskin & Hott, Trialon Corp., Albar Industries Inc., Future Electronics, Element, ... Read more...

SMACNA contractor takes the lead on Michigan's first IPD project

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014 | SMACNA.org Upfront planning helps Hurley Medical Center exceed expansion goals SMACNA contractor Dee Cramer Inc. made a major contribution to Michigan’s first integrated project delivery job when the Hurley Medical Center decided to expand their hospital in Flint, Mich “It was an important project and I wanted our company to be part of it,” said Dee Cramer President Matthew D. Cramer, regarding the hospital’s much-needed expansion.” It’s a good project for the area. It worked out great.” Using this new delivery method, integr... Read more...

Matt Cramer Participates in Hurley Telethon

Jul 30, 2014

Matt Cramer participated in the Hurley Miracle Network Telethon which raises money for Hurley Children's Hospital. Dee Cramer donated $1,200 to the event. ... Read more...

Dee Cramer Keeps You Cool During the Summer Sizzle

Jun 29, 2013

GENESEE COUNTY (WJRT) - (06/24/13) - On warm days like Monday, staying cool is a must. But what if your air conditioning unit suddenly stops - it's happened to many homeowners this first full week of summer. It's been another busy day for air conditioning repair companies across Mid-Michigan. We met up with a couple of technicians as they ran from house to house in the summer heat. Jeff Lund has worked in the industry for 30 years. He's seen his fair share of hot summer days, and it's his schedule that's overheating. He's slated to make at least seven stops in Genesee and Oakland Coun... Read more...

Dee Cramer helps Flint youth center get AC units replaced after robbery

Jun 29, 2013

FLINT (WJRT) - (06/05/13) - The Haskell Youth Center, on Flint's north side, had its air-conditioning units destroyed in May. Now, with the help of local businesses, they have new ones - and local kids have a safe place to spend time over the summer. The building houses the Flint Police Athletic League and the Greater Flint Boys and Girls Club. The groups work together to run after-school programs and full-day summer camps, which help more than 200 kids a day over the summer.  On May 13, burglars stole the copper from the building's four air-con... Read more...

Take your child to work day 2013

May 24, 2013

Dee Cramer welcomed 15 children on "Bring your child to work day". The children enjoyed learning games that involved the careers of their parents and many other career choices. They also spent time in our CAD Department seeing jobs in their 4D drawing phase and in our shop building tool boxes out of sheetmetal, and ended their day with a pizza party. Thank you to all who participated in making this a memorable day for the children and parents. View all the images from this day click here ... Read more...

Congress, President Retroactively Extend HVAC and Water Heating 25C Tax Credits

May 10, 2013

Congress, President Retroactively Extend HVAC and Water Heating 25C Tax Credits Specifically, the bill extends the tax credits that expired in 2011 from January 1, 2012, until December 31, 2013, for qualified equipment listed in Section 25C of the Internal Revenue Code. Because the credits were made retroactive to January 1, 2012, they can be used for qualified equipment that was installed any time after December 31, 2011. Qualified equipment includes:  Water Heaters ($300 Tax Credit) Furnaces ($150 Tax Credit) Boilers ($150 Tax Credit) ... Read more...

Michigan Contractor Named SMACNA Contractor of the Year

Jan 30, 2012

Matthew Cramer (right), president of Dee Cramer Inc., Holly, Mich., received the SMACNA Contractor of the Year Award from President Jim Boone for being “an outstanding leader in the introduction of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to the SMACNA membership.” Matthew Cramer, president of Dee Cramer Inc. of Holly, Mich., received the SMACNA Contractor of the Year award at the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association's (SMACNA) 68th annual c... Read more...

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