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Scott Brodnicki Represents Danforth at the Sheet Metal Worker’s Eastern Regional Apprenticeship Contest

Sheet Metal Workers Local 71 and Danforth were recently represented at the Sheet Metal Worker’s Eastern Regional Apprenticeship Contest. The contest brought sheet metal apprentices from across the Northeast to Rocky Hill, Connecticut for a three day competition that tested the participants in all facets of their trade. The apprentices demonstrated their skills in converting…Read More

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Sean McDonough Recognized as this Month’s Apprentice Highlight

Sean McDonough has been recognized by his supervisors as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Sean has been working with Danforth for over a year and a half and is currently working at the Olin Chlor Alkali chemical manufacturing plant located in Niagara Falls, New York. The Niagara Falls chemical plant produces hundreds of thousands of tons…Read More

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Buffalo’s Ryan Knoph Earns Edward J. Waring Award

Danforth’s Health and Safety Manager, Ryan Knoph, CSP, is this year’s Edward J. Waring Award winner. Ryan was selected by his peers from the Niagara Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) in partnership with the Western New Safety Conference. The award is presented to the member who exhibits distinguished service in the…Read More

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Buffalo’s Erik Latiuk Earns his PE Certification

Buffalo Design Engineer, Erik Latiuk, is the latest Certified Professional Engineer (PE) at Danforth. Erik has been working with Danforth for over five years and has nearly ten years of industry experience. He is a member of Danforth’s in-house engineering team focusing on design-build and energy performance projects for the company. Erik’s recent achievement will…Read More

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Syracuse Sheet Metal Apprentice Recognized for Hospital Work

Ryan Stanton has been recognized as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Ryan is an apprentice working with the Sheet Metal Workers Local 58 in the Syracuse, NY area. Ryan is currently working with Danforth on Crouse Hospital which services Central New York. The Crouse Hospital project is Ryan’s first with the Danforth Team. Ryan and his…Read More

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Buffalo Sheet Metal Construction Admin Earns Power of Our People Award

Construction Administrator, Mary Lou Schlia, has been recognized for going above and beyond her normal responsibilities. Mary Lou works with the sheet metal project managers in our Tonawanda sheet metal fabrication facility. She has been recognized by her peers as being someone who provides endless support to the project management team. Mary Lou was nominated…Read More

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Buffalo Estimators Recognize Kevin Laurendi

Buffalo’s Kevin Laurendi has been recognized by his colleagues and has earned the Power of Our People Award. This award is given to those who display a passion for their work, their company and the industry. Kevin embodies these qualities everyday at Danforth. Kevin is a vital part of the Buffalo Estimating Team and is…Read More

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Rochester Plumber Awarded Apprentice Highlight

Christopher Smith has been recognized by his supervisors as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Chris has been working with Danforth since the fall of 2015, and is currently working on site at the Golisano Children’s Hospital located in Rochester, New York. Chris is responsible for plumbing, rigging, heating, shut downs, blueprint readings, and installations. When asked…Read More

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Josh Licht Recognized As This Month’s Apprentice Highlight

Josh Licht has been recognized by his supervisors as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Josh has been working with Danforth for over a year and is currently working on site at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine project, located in Downtown Buffalo, NY. Josh is responsible for installing plumbing systems at the UB School of…Read More

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Senior Buyer Recognized for Going the Extra Mile

Tonawanda based Senior Buyer, Mark Moretti, is the latest recipient of the Power of Our People Award. This award is given out to those who display a passion for their work, their company and the industry. Mark exhibits each of these qualities every day he comes to work. Mark began his career with Danforth 20…Read More

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