But the larger sign, the one you can't ignore, is right on the building itself: Dee Cramer Heating, Cooling and Sheet Metal, in 10 foot high letters clearly visible from the freeway. It is one of the busiest stretches of highway in the state, linking Detroit with Flint, connecting the expanding suburbs of both cities as well as serving as a gateway to many of the state's popular northern recreation areas.
After years of trying to make do with an assortment of building renovations, purchases and expansions, owner Richard Cramer Sr. has the building he wants. The new building is a sprawling 56,000 square feet, which includes a shop area that can easily hold a new 6-foot Engel (St. Louis, Mo.) coil line. That line has three slitting wheels, and a hole punch for tie rod and volume dampers. It has 16 ga. capacity and a wraparound brake.