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National Trades Worker Appreciation Day

Danforth recently celebrated National Trades Worker Appreciation Day with an employee appreciation luncheon for our all of our shop employees. Michael Bement, Director of Shop Operations, thanked all employees for all of their hard work that they do day in and day out every single day. Bement concluded the luncheon by stating “The hard work…Read More

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Power of our People Award Presented to Albany Employees

Rob Boswell, Jeremy Hart, Joshua Cleveland and Aaron Herbert from Danforth’s Albany office are the latest recipients of the Power of our People Award. Boswell, Hart, Cleveland and Herbert were nominated by Senior Project Manager, Eric Chapin for helping a veteran in need. Last winter, LeRoy, a local veteran, had flex duct work under his…Read More

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Theresa Hill Most Recent Power of our People Award Recipient

Danforth’s CEO Kevin “Duke” Reilly and President Robert Beck were please to present the Power of our People Award to Theresa Hill, Subcontract Coordinator in Danforth’s Victor office. Duke and Robert nominated Theresa for the award after learning of the “Pay It Forward” drive she arranged over the past several months. Throughout the summer at…Read More

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Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine Names Danforth 2018 Mechanical Contractor of the Year

The John W. Danforth Company has been named Mechanical Contractor of the Year by Plumbing & Mechanical magazine. Founded in 1884 in Buffalo, NY by John Willison Danforth, the company has maintained a pattern of growth and continual operation over 134 years. Currently Danforth is ranked the 3rd largest mechanical contractor in the northeast. The…Read More

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Danforth Operations Interns Visit Anheuser-Busch Production Facility

This week Danforth’s Operations Interns and program staff members visited Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of Danforth’s Syracuse region customers. As the world’s largest brewing company, AB InBev has operated a 1.5 million square foot production plant in Baldwinsville, NY since 1983. The facility produces over 65 products including the flagship Budweiser and Bud Light brands. Danforth…Read More

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Wendy Glauber Promoted to General Counsel and HR Director

The John W. Danforth Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Wendy Glauber to General Counsel and HR Director. Since joining the Danforth team in early 2017 as Senior Contract and Risk Manager, Wendy’s role has evolved as she has taken on more responsibilities within the Company. In recognition of this changing role, we…Read More

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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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