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Danforth’s Newest Senior Project Manager

Former Capital Region Project Manager, Eric Chapin, has been promoted to Senior Project Manager. He has over 20+ years in the mechanical industry beginning as a pipefitter in 1993. Eric has worked throughout New York State on many large mechanical construction projects in various capacities prior to joining Danforth. Upon joining the company as a…Read More

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John Dickinson Awarded This Month’s Apprentice Highlight

John Dickinson was nominated as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. John is in his second year of his apprenticeship and is a member of the Local 13 Plumbers and Pipefitters Union based in Rochester. John has been working with Danforth since he began the trade over two years ago. John has been working on the Rush-Henrietta…Read More

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Buffalo Welder Named This Month’s Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo UA Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22 member, Matt Berger, is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Matt began his career at Danforth over seven years ago as a sheet metal fabrication trainee. He is now a third year apprentice on the piping side of the business. Matt is currently working in our Buffalo piping prefabrication facility.…Read More

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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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