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502 Claude Road | Grand Island, NE 68803 | 308.382.5251

In the News

New Member of Our Team

August 2, 2017

It is our pleasure to introduce Shane Jackson as our new sales representative.  Shane brings with him 15 years of experience in the laser & press brake field.  His experience includes purchas... Read More


2016 Business of the Year G.I. EDC

May 11, 2016

Dramco Tool Co., Inc. received the 2016 Business of the Year award from the Grand Island Economic Development Corp.  Please check out the news story and video by using the hyperlink. http://www.gra... Read More


8th Annual Chili Cook Off 2015

February 23, 2015

The 8th Annual Chili Cook Off on January 29th was a great hit. We had 11 entries for bragging rights for 2015. First place winner was Larry Patten, Second place winner was Terry Buller and Third place was ... Read More


5th Annual Biggest Loser Contest 2015

February 23, 2015

5th Annual Biggest Loser contest started January 8th and the last weigh in will be April 2nd. This year a team challenge was added. There was a blind draw, to form 2 person teams. Teams will be able to ear... Read More


Christmas Party 2014

February 23, 2015

Dramco held the annual Christmas party at Fuji Steakhouse.  For something different for the entertainment portion of our evening, Dramco employees went bowling at Westside Lanes afer the meal at Fuji ... Read More


Grand Island Chamber of Commerce

October 15, 2014

A group form the Grand Island Area Chamber of Commerce toured the Dramco facility on July 17th.  One of our newest employees, Cristian is a graduate of the Career Pathways Institute.  Cristian wa... Read More


2014 Annual Golf Outing

October 15, 2014

The annual Dramco Golf tournament was held September 12th at Indianhead Golf Course.  It was a little chilley but not bad weather for September.  It was a good turn out and FUN was had by all. 1... Read More


2014 Softball Tournament

October 15, 2014

The Red team won the first 2 games, the gray team won the last.  All the games were very competitive and pretty close, but Red just made more plays when it counted.  Not sure how many home runs, ... Read More


MoldMaking Technology March 2014

May 6, 2014

Dramco Tool was honored to be featured in the March 2014 issue of MoldMaking Technology magazine.  Please check out the article by using the hyperlink. http://www.moldmakingtechnology.com/articles/... Read More


Results Biggest Loser 2014

May 6, 2014

Our Biggest Loser Contest for 2014 ended on April 10th.  The whole group was able to improve their health and have some friendly competition.  The 1st place winner was Craig with a 14.33% loss, 2... Read More


Safety Lunch

April 22, 2014

A safety lunch was held March 6th for appreciation of 3 quarters accident free in 2013.  The employees were awarded t-shirts and pizza was served.  Thanks to all employees for working safely. Read More


7th Annual Chili Cook Off 2014

April 22, 2014

Our 7th Annual Chili Cook Off was held on February 13th.  We had 11 people provide chili for the contest.  First place was awarded to Ken with 24 points.  Second place was awarded to Terry w... Read More


Biggest Loser 4th Annual 2014

April 22, 2014

4th Annual Biggest Loser contest started January 16th and will go thru April 10th.  This year the person with the most weight lost compared to their finishing weight last year will receive F... Read More


Thanksgiving Soup Lunch

December 20, 2013

This year Dramco added a Thanksgiving Soup Lunch to our various events.  Soups were provided by Dramco for employees on Tuesday before Thanksgiving.  These were HOMEMADE soups contributed by the ... Read More


UNL Engineering Day Tour Group

October 31, 2013

On September 27th, over 600 engineering students from the University of Nebraska Lincoln, participated in Engineering Day. Engineering Day was sponsored by Grand Island Area Economic Development Corporatio... Read More


2013 Annual Golf Outing

October 31, 2013

On September 13th we held our annual Dramco Tool golf outing. This year we played a 9 hole, 4 person scramble, at Indianhead Golf Club, in Grand Island. It was 75 degrees and sunny, making it a perfect day... Read More


6th Annual Chili Cook Off

October 29, 2013

January 26th was the 6th Annual Chili Cook Off. Larry Patten is our champion this year, taking the crown from 2 time winner Ryan Jones. Larry's recipe was featured at our booth for the American Red Cross C... Read More


Expansion Completed

October 25, 2013

We are excited to announce the completion of our expansion. Construction started 11-26-12 on a 10,000 sq. ft. addition and after several bumps in the construction process it was completed 09-01-13. This mu... Read More


Annual Softball Tournament 2013

October 25, 2013

August 2nd was the annual Dramco Softball Tournament. We split up into 2 teams, and took the field for an afternoon of fun. It was cooler than last year, but last year was about 100 degrees, so it was a gr... Read More


New Paint Booth

October 25, 2013

As our addition was wrapping up, Dramco purchased a paint booth. The booth size is 12' H x 12' W x 23' deep. The door size is 11'6'' tall x 8' wide. It has a bake option to reduce cure time and has proven ... Read More


Fishing Trip to Harlan 2013

October 25, 2013

Fishing trip to Harlan County Reservoir was June 21st. A fish fry was held the night before at a Vendor's cabin and a steak feed on the 21st. You can't always count on catching fish! Marcus C was awarde... Read More


Biggest Loser 3rd Annual

October 23, 2013

January 17th was the start of our 3rd Annual Biggest Loser Competition.  The contest ended on April 11th.  Mike M took 1st place, Scott S was 2nd and Craig C came in 3rd.  A total of 1... Read More


Construction starts

November 26, 2012

Construction starts on a 10,000 sq. ft. addition.  This much needed addition will allow us an area for CNC machine expansion, and additional assembly area.  It will also include a shop conference... Read More


Annual Golf Outing

September 14, 2012

On September 14 we held our annual Dramco Tool golf outing.  This year we played a 9 hole, 4 person scramble, at Wood River Country Club.  It was a perfect day for golf, and all of the 11 teams, ... Read More


Dramco Annual Softball outing

July 20, 2012

July 20 was the annual Dramco softball outing.  We split up into 2 teams, and took the field for an afternoon of fun.  It was hot, but with plenty of cold beverages, and some trash talking, we ma... Read More


Steve Cermak's 20th anniversary

June 20, 2012

Dramco honored Steve Cermak's 20th anniversary with a burger cook out for the shop.  We also presented Steve with a 20 year old bottle of Scotch, lap top, and a Dr. Z guitar amp in appreciation of his... Read More


Dramco added one Haas VM-2 mills.

April 20, 2012

Dramco added one Haas VM-2 mills. Read More


5th Annual Chili Cook Off

January 26, 2012

January 26th was the 5th Annual Chili Cook Off. Ryan Jones is our champion again this year. Congratulations goes out to Ryan, and a big thanks to all 16 employees who cooked chili. It was delicious. Read More


2nd Annual Biggest Loser Competition

January 12, 2012

was the start of our 2nd Annual Biggest Loser Competition.  We will go till April 5th this year, with the winner claiming the cash prize and an extra day of vacation.  Good luck to everyone! Read More


Omax 60120 Waterjet

March 23, 2011

Dramco added an Omax 60120 Waterjet.  We are very excited about the addition of the waterjet to our capabilities, and look forward to serving our current and new customers with this added capability. ... Read More


Haas ST-30 lathe

February 28, 2011

Dramco added a Haas ST-30 lathe to our turning department.  This machine gives us added capacity, and additional wing for larger parts.  See our machine list for the specifications. Read More


4th Annual Chili Cook Off

January 31, 2011

The 4th Annual Chili Cook Off was held.  Ryan Jones was our champion.  A big thanks to all 12 employees who cooked chili. Read More


two Haas VM-2 mills

January 10, 2011

Dramco added two Haas VM-2 mills.  We are very excited about the addition of these machines, and the impact they will make to our throughput. Read More