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Learning Something New – Our CAD – BIM Team Attends Autodesk University

As construction changes, so does technology and design. To learn more about the new design technologies and trends that are upcoming our CAD – BIM Team attended Autodesk University in Las Vegas, NV.
Visit our newsroom to read more about this experience.

First Year Apprentice Honored as Buffalo Operations Worker Highlight

Taylor Frey was recognized by the Buffalo Sheet Metal Shop at the monthly Foremen’s Meeting.

To read more about the award, visit our newsroom.

Herman Promoted to Chief Estimator in Danforth’s Eastern New York Office

Danforth is pleased to announce that Chris Herman has been promoted to Chief Estimator for the company’s Eastern New York office. Herman, who previously held the position of Senior Estimator, has worked for Danforth for the past 10 years.
Visit our newsroom to read more about Chris’s new role.

Sheet Metal Worker Caleb Spark Receives the Power of our People Award

Caleb Spark is the most recent recipient of the Power of our People Award. A magical encounter with a special little girl on Caleb’s wedding day has transformed into a wonderful friendship and a beautiful story. Visit our newsroom to read more about this recognition.

Project Collaboration Takes Danforth to Massachusetts

A team comprised of Danforth, the men and women of the following United Association, SMART Locals and participating companies have been working relentlessly seven days a week to restore utility services to the residents of Merrimack Valley. Visit our newsroom to read more about the collaboration.

Danforth’s Executive Vice President Nickolas Optis Retiring at the End of the Year

Nickolas Optis will be retiring from Danforth after 33 years. His role in Danforth has been groundbreaking in our organization’s mission to deliver industry leading experiences to our customers every day.

Visit our newsroom to read more about Nickolas Optis’s journey at Danforth from the official Press Release from Phil Pantano of Pantano & Associates, LLC.

Danforth Inducted into the 2018 Hall of Fame for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns

Danforth was recently inducted into the 2018 Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns Hall of Fame at the Newman Clubhouse. Our organization initiates our key strategy of investing in our communities and Danforth has been happy to lend a helping hand to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Northtowns for many years.

Visit our newsroom to read more about our Hall of Fame Induction.

VRF: Best Practices for Integration & Operation Webinar Now Available Online

Danforth’s Scott Janssen, Energy Engineering Manager and Jason Dodge, Design Engineer presented this webinar topic in conjunction with Buildings Magazine.

Please visit our newsroom for to see how to access the webinar online.


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