WHO WE ARE
An entrepreneur and visionary, Mr. Kramer has spent a lifetime building businesses which serve the heavy construction industry in Western Canada. Heavy equipment, aviation, and service sector companies have proudly borne the Kramer name and provide community support in the areas they service.
Kramer Direct follows in that tradition. Recognizing opportunity at the confluence where advances in trenchless technology address ongoing environmental concerns; Mr. Kramer's Initial interest in the Herrenknecht direct pipe system has been expanded to encompass the entire scope of No-Dig services.
Mr. Kramer will have an active role in directing the future of his latest endeavor.
Rob has over 32 years (25 in trenchless) of heavy construction experience throughout Canada and the United States.
Some 25 years ago, he decided to focus his efforts on the trenchless industry. Starting in the lower mainland of British Columbia, Rob began as a labourer – then worked his way up to become General Manager of a large horizontal drilling company. He worked in this capacity for 10 years, becoming familiar with different trenchless technologies and Geotech throughout all of Western Canada and the United States
Rob moved his family to Alberta in 2012. As GM Direct Pipe for another company, Rob oversaw and successfully completed one of the first Direct Pipe projects in Canada – a 238 m crossing of the Bow River Downtown Calgary. His extensive knowledge of trenchless technologies, geotech, and industry participants will stand him in good stead as general manager of Kramer Direct.
Henry Van Nistelrooy
Henry has some 30 years experience selling products into the Western Canadian oil patch.
His familiarity with trenchless technologies, and particularly the Herrenknecht Direct Pipe System will assist the new company and establishing itself.