UC Honors Engineering Achievements of William J. Kramer Jr.
While leading General Tool Company for 50 years, Bill Kramer supported future engineers.
The University of Cincinnati College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) is honoring alumnus William J. Kramer, Jr. with the Lifetime Achievement Award. The highest alumni honor bestowed by CEAS, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes alumni whose lengthy career reflects the college’s commitment to excellence, achievement and service.
Under Bill’s leadership, General Tool became involved in such high-profile projects as building innovative welding systems used to construct the space shuttle and manufacturing turbine powered electrical generators for the U.S. Navy destroyers. General Tool Company is now recognized as an industry leading supplier of hardware and systems for aerospace and defense manufacturers.