Klein-Dickert Milwaukee, Inc.

About Klein-Dickert Milwaukee, Inc.

Proactive Approach to Safety

On staff, Klein-Dickert has a safety director whose primary responsibilities include;

  • Assess our conformance to OSHA regulations and address immediate and long term safety needs.
  • Develop and guide the foremen and field staff through weekly toolbox talks.
  • Investigate and implement safer methods for performing operations specific to our business.
  • Investigate every accident and follow up with the employee, foreman and management on what should be done to avoid repeating the accident in the future.
  • Take an active role in the return-to-work of any employee that is injured.

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Our Commitment to Quality
  • Suppliers - Klein-Dickert has developed long-term relationships with suppliers that share our same commitment to the quality and success of each project.
  • Office Staff - We are proud of the attention to detail, responsiveness and professionalism of our staff. Each of our Project Managers is capable of taking over any project if the need arises. Our drafting department can accommodate any size project which allows us to make quick changes to drawings when needed.
  • Assembly / Fabrication Shop - Our fabrication shops use all top of the line equipment to ensure quality and accuracy on every project. Our specialized fabrication employees offer more than 100 years of combined experience.
  • Glaziers / Field Installation - We have a consistent group of union Glaziers who understand that the quality of their work reflects on the company. They know that our reputation is carried forward by their commitment to quality.

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History of Klein-Dickert Milwaukee, Inc.

In 1919, Henry Klein returned from World War I service in Europe to team up with his brother-in-law Francis Xavier (F.X.) Dickert. With offices on University Avenue in Madison, WI, the paint contracting company included some glass assignments in both commercial and residential work.

F.X. Dickert's son, Phillip Joseph (P.J.) joined the firm as a painter in 1935. After a hiatus to train troops for World War II, he returned to the company. Henry Klein's son, Joseph H. (Joe) Klein, received his degree in mechanical engineering at U.W. Madison and a masters degree from the Chrysler Institute of engineering before joining the firm in 1946.

P.J. and Joe assumed management of Klein-Dickert in 1961 shortly after Henry Klein’s death. They expanded the company in 1968 and 1971 when operations were opened in Oshkosh and Milwaukee, respectively. The Milwaukee operation continues today as Klein-Dickert Milwaukee, Inc., and has contract glazing locations in Pewaukee and Madison.

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Awards

Award for Excellence - MSOE Kern Center
Award of Merit: K-12 - Indian Community School
Award of Merit: Commercial - Manpower World Headquarters
Project of the Year - Healthcare: St. Luke's Medical Center
Award of Merit - St. Bonifice Episcopal Church
Outstanding Performance Award - 3 COM