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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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Danforth Responds to Cooling Emergency During Summer Heat

Brothers of Mercy – Emergency Maintenance The Danforth Team specializes in responding to emergency service situations. On July, 19 2016, Danforth received a call from Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The facility lost its ability to cool during a hot Buffalo evening. The Danforth Team immediately sprang into action connecting a rental chiller…Read More

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Capital Region’s Scott Janssen Earns Promotion

Capital Region employee Scott Janssen has been promoted. Scott, who joined John W. Danforth Company in 2013, held the position of Energy Engineer prior to his promotion. Scott has been influential in the development of the Energy Business in the Capital Region. In the past year, Scott has performed detailed energy audits for Argyle CSD…Read More

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Capital Region’s Jeff Garwol Recognized for New Hire Orientation Training

Jeff Garwol was nominated for June’s Power of the People award. A member of the Operation’s department in the Capital Region, Jeff is recognized for his consideration in helping other employees, as well as his ability to take initiative. Jeff consistently goes out of his way to help all employees assisting in Danforth Process and…Read More

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Danforth Offers Freelance Fabrication Services

Danforth offers expertise in freelance fabrication services. Danforth has launched a new webpage that offers its in-house prefabrication services to its customers at the click of a button. This service allows our customers to fill out an online form with details about their fabrication project. Our team can fulfill personalized orders for installing contractors across…Read More

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Danforth to host Lean Construction Institute Gemba Walk

In January, 2016, Danforth became a Regional Corporate Membership of the Lean Construction Institute. The Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1997. The LCI aims to transform the Design and Construction supply chain industry to follow a lean production approach- an approach that focuses on maximizing value while minimizing waste. LCI’s…Read More

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Niagara University’s Clet Hall Renovations Begin

Beginning in May of 2016, after high demand for an updated event and banquet facility, Niagara University has commenced renovations for its Clet dining facility. Danforth was chosen by the University to serve as the construction manager for the $7.2 million project. The renovations for the dining hall will include an updated kitchen for employees…Read More

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Buffalo Sheet Metal Apprentice Recognized for Hard Work

Andre Mayes has been recognized by his supervisors as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Andre is in the fourth year of his sheet metal apprenticeship and he is currently working on site at Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. Although Andre is in the fourth year of his apprenticeship, he has been at Danforth for six…Read More

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Shop Supervisor Rich Lansing’s Work Ethic Earns Recognition

Rich Lansing, Victor Shop Supervisor, was recognized by his coworkers for his outstanding work ethic and willingness to help others. Rich takes it upon himself to address potential problems early on, before they become headaches for others. This commitment to service has earned him this month’s Power of Our People Award. Rich was nominated for…Read More

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Rochester’s Dane Perry Recognized for ISO 9001 Work

Dane Perry has been recognized with this month’s Power of our People award. In addition to his role as the Rochester purchasing agent, Dane is always looking for ways to improve our processes at Danforth. Dane took the initiative and had the idea to start tracking tool repair costs for ISO 9001 Certification, something that…Read More

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