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Ken Roma Awarded Apprentice Highlight

This month’s Apprentice Highlight is 5th year sheet metal apprentice, Ken Roma. Ken has spent time in the Buffalo Fabrication Facility and on numerous jobsites over the last 5 years. Ken, a member of Local 71, began his career in October of 2010 with Danforth. He has made a positive impact in our shops and…Read More

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Danforth Set to Purchase Land Near RiverBend Project Site

Danforth plans to construct a new Buffalo-based operations hub that will allow them to better serve their customer base not only in Buffalo, but statewide as well. The 50,000 square-foot facility will occupy approximately six acres of the site and serve a multitude of purposes to include pipe and sheet metal fabrication, as well as…Read More

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Danforth Earns National Grid Energy Savings Award

Danforth was recognized for their work in energy efficiency by National Grid. The company helped save their Western New York customers over 730,000 kWh in 2014 while working with the utility company. The award comes as the result of the successful free cooling project completed at the home of the Buffalo Sabres, First Niagara Center.…Read More

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April Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Pipe Fitter Apprentice, Rudy Wolf, has been awarded the April Apprentice highlight. Rudy is a 4th year fitter apprentice with the Local 22 who has spent his 6 year professional career working for Danforth. He began his career as a metal tradesman and made the transition after his 2nd year. Rudy is now an…Read More

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Robert Beck Elected to MCAA Board of Directors

Help Danforth congratulate Robert Beck on his recent election to the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Board of Directors. The MCAA is responsible for providing its members with education and leadership training specific to mechanical contracting.  This comes after years of active participation and service to both the national and local chapters of the…Read More

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March Apprentice Highlight

AJ Criscone, Capital Region Sheet Metal Apprentice, has been awarded the Apprentice Highlight for the month of March. He is a 5th year apprentice with the Local 83 and began his career with Tougher Industries and has made a positive impact here at Danforth. AJ has gained valuable experience on jobsites throughout the Capital Region…Read More

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February Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Steamfitter Apprentice, Dave Watson, has been awarded the Apprentice Highlight for the month of February. Dave is a 3rd year apprentice who has gained all of his on the job experience with Danforth. Dave has been on many different job sites around the Buffalo area in his young career. Dave was recognized this month…Read More

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Danforth to Build New Ultra High Purity Fabrication Facility

Danforth will be moving forward with plans to build a new fabrication facility in Victor, NY. This 17,600 ft² facility will support multiple service offerings and serve all of Upstate New York. The location allows us to fabricate and easily transport fabrication throughout the state making us more accessible to our clients. The new Rochester…Read More

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Danforth Awarded Mechanical Work for New Tyre, NY Resort & Casino

Danforth has been awarded the $16+ million mechanical contract for the new 94,000 ft² Lago Casino & Resort. The new facility will be built in Tyre, NY which is located in the Finger Lakes Region of the state. The plans to build were approved by the State on December 17, 2014. The facility will be…Read More

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December Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Sheet Metal Fabrication Apprentice, Ed Krier, is the Apprentice Highlight for the month of December. Ed is a standout 4th year apprentice who has been with Danforth since day 1. He has gained experience in both the shop and in the field but shows an aptitude for fabrication. Ed was recognized this month due…Read More

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