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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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Danforth Shares On-Site Work Experiences with Erie 1 BOCES Students

Last week Erie 1 BOCES Ken-Ton Career & Technical Center students visited our pipe and sheet metal fabrication shops at our Buffalo location. Students were able to see first-hand their trades in a work-environment setting through the shop tours and learned more about the welding industry from Director of Shop Operations Mike Bement. We thank…Read More

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CAD Manager Recognized with Power of our People Award

On Thursday April 26, Eric Klaffka, John W. Danforth’s CAD Manager and BIM Software Coordinator, was recognized with the Power of our People Award. Eric was nominated by a fellow CAD department employee who expressed that Eric always goes above and beyond to help not only his fellow CAD department members, but any of his…Read More

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TR Casamento Promoted to Business Development Sales Manager

Danforth is pleased to announce the promotion of TR Casamento to Business Development Sales Manager. In his new role TR’s primary responsibility will be to lead the business development strategy as well as the go to market sales strategy for all of our offerings in the Rochester NY market. Along with TR’s business development role…Read More

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Reilly Family Memorial Scholarship Presented at MCAA18

The MCAA Annual Convention was held March 25-29 in San Antonio, TX. As part of the convention, the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation presented four scholarships to college and university students who are pursuing a degree in the mechanical industry. The student recipients are selected by the MCERF Career Development Committee based on the…Read More

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