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Danforth Buffalo Operations July Worker Highlight

The Buffalo Operations Team was pleased to recognize Nicole Kantowski, Local 22 Journeyperson, as the July Worker Highlight on Friday July 13. Nicole has worked for Danforth’s Service Division for over 4 years. She recently completed her 5 year apprenticeship with Local 22 and was recognized with the James S. Witter Award which honors the…Read More

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Reynolds Promoted to Lead Construction Administrator

Danforth is pleased to announce that Katie Reynolds has been promoted to Lead Construction Administrator effective immediately. In her new role, Katie’s primary responsibility will be to manage the workload and personnel of Construction Administration in Buffalo and Rochester. Katie will oversee the continual improvement of all CA processes and procedures in collaboration with other…Read More

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Danforth Promotes Samar to Executive Vice President of WNY Operations

The John W. Danforth Company is pleased to announce that long-time company leader John Samar has been promoted to Executive Vice President of WNY Operations. In his new role, John is responsible for the overall execution and day-to-day operating activities for contracted work in Danforth’s Western New York region, to ensure the company is meeting…Read More

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Kelly Forsey Promoted to MWBE Program Manager

Danforth is happy to announce that Kelly Forsey has been promoted to MWBE Program Manager, effective immediately. In her new role, Kelly’s primary responsibility will be to lead the Corporate MWBE Program for all offices and divisions at John W. Danforth Company. Kelly will ensure our overall compliance with MWBE Contract requirements. She will continue…Read More

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Danforth is Looking for a Project Manager in our Albany, NY Office – Apply Now!

Project Manager – Capital Region Industry Leading Compensation & Benefits | Meaningful Relationships Team Culture & Career Development | 100% Employee-Owned   Experience the difference of being employed by the mechanical contractor of choice in New York State and beyond. John W. Danforth Company, a 100% employee-owned organization, is seeking a talented and highly motivated…Read More

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Danforth Buffalo Operations May Worker Highlight

Local 22 second year apprentice Brad Snyder was recognized as the Buffalo Operations Worker Highlight during the May Foremen’s Meeting. Brad started out as a metal tradesman in the fabrication shop in 2015. He was then accepted into the Apprenticeship program for UA Local 22 where he has continued to improve his skills and learn…Read More

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Positive Feedback from the MCAA Fabrication Conference Continues

Several weeks after the MCAA Fabrication Conference wrapped up, feedback is still rolling in from attendees, employees and association organizers. Below is a letter from MCAA Senior Executive Director, Cynthia Buffington, detailing the company’s efforts. You can read other details about the conference and see a short video overview by visiting our newsroom here. Dear…Read More

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Syracuse Project Engineer Most Recent Power of Our People Honoree

Sean Wentworth was recognized at a Thursday morning all-company meeting with the Power of Our People award. Sean was nominated for the award by fellow Syracuse colleague Nicole DuChene. Nicole recognized Sean for his positive, go-getting attitude and his willingness to step up and perform no matter the task. Sean is consistently the first in…Read More

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Danforth Hosts MCAA Fabrication Conference

Hundreds of contractors from across the United States and Canada made their way to Buffalo last week as John W. Danforth Company, one of the largest mechanical contractors in the northeast, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) hosted the annual MCAA Fabrication Conference on May 9-11. The conference focuses on cutting-edge fabrication applications…Read More

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Danforth Hosts Baby Shower in Support of the United Way

On Tuesday May 8, Danforth’s Buffalo office held a baby shower in support of the United Way. Each year in Erie County, thousands of babies are born into poverty, with many expectant mothers receiving very little or no pre-natal care. The United Way baby shower is a community-wide effort to collect essential baby items that…Read More

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