John W. Danforth Company

Project Collaboration Takes Danforth to Boston

A team comprised of Danforth, The Lestos Company and many men and women from the UA completed a project together in Boston, Massachusetts. 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.

A Closer Look at National Trades Worker Appreciation Day

National Trades Worker Appreciation Day took place on September 21st and we recognized our shop employees with a special luncheon.

Visit our newsroom to read more about National Trades Worker Appreciation Day.

Albany’s Rob Boswell, Joshua Cleveland, Jeremy Hart and Aaron Herbert Receive Power of our People Award

Four employees from our Albany location were recently presented with the Power of our People Award at Danforth’s All Company Meeting. They were recognized for helping a local veteran in need by donating their labor time and material to repair duct work at his home.

Visit our newsroom to read more about our employees answering this call to action.

Power of Our People Award Presented to Victor Employee

Theresa Hill was recognized at Danforth’s all company meeting with the Power of Our People Award. Hill took the initiative to start a donation drive for children of veterans in the Victor area.

Read more about the recognition and the Power of our People Award in our newsroom.

Danforth Named 2018 Mechanical Contractor of the Year

Plumbing & Mechanical magazine has honored Danforth by naming the company Contractor of the Year for 2018. Chief Editor Jen Anesi-Brombach spoke with President Robert Beck and Executive Vice President of WNY Operations John Samar about the honor in an article on PM’s website.

Visit our newsroom to read more about Danforth’s recognition as Mechanical Contractor of the Year.


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