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Buffalo Estimator, Mike Barry, Recognized by Estimators for Going Above and Beyond

Buffalo estimator, Mike Barry, was recognized today for his leadership in the estimating department. He has taken on the role as the estimating technology guru. Mike serves as the liaison between the estimators, IT department and estimating technology vendors to ensure Danforth is equipped to serve the marketplace with precise cost estimates. Fellow estimator, Ed…Read More

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AeroSeal Duct Sealing Recognized for Innovation

Duct sealing system, AeroSeal, has been recognized by several industry groups for its innovation and effectiveness in the construction world. The Aeroseal system is a revolutionary technology that allows specialized contractors to seal duct leaks from the inside. This increases the overall efficiency of building HVAC systems without application of traditional mastic sealing techniques. The…Read More

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Adam Helm Recognized as Apprentice Highlight

After serving several years in the military, Adam Helm was brought into the Glens Falls Local #773 and started with Danforth as a 1st year Apprentice upon our arrival at GlobalFoundries. His first job was an assignment working in logistics and material handling. In this position, Adam learned the different types of materials and tools…Read More

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Danforth & Partners raise $10,000 for Food Bank of Western New York

The Danforth Team joined forces with the Food Bank of Western New York and 97 Rock’s DJ Jickster to help raise funds for the less fortunate. Danforth reached out to local partners to donate money that will be used to buy Thanksgiving turkeys for families across Western New York. The 10th annual Rock Out Hunger…Read More

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Eric Fallendorf Recognized as Apprentice Highlight

Second year apprentice, Eric Fallendorf, is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Eric is a member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22 out of Buffalo, New York. He is currently stationed in the plumbing prefabrication shop focusing on preparing plumbing systems for various jobsites across Western New York. Eric has been learning to prefabricate systems for…Read More

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Chris Stobie Recognized as Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Pipefitter, Chris Stobie is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Chris is a 2nd year apprentice with Danforth working out of the Local 22. He began his career at Danforth 4 years ago as a metal tradesman before switching to the piping side of the business. Chris has been utilized in both the fabrication shop and…Read More

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Danforth CEO Recognized by Buffalo Business First

Danforth CEO Kevin “Duke” Reilly received an award at the Buffalo Business First’s 612’ C-Level Executive Luncheon. The awards were given to several Buffalo area executives who display outstanding leadership and have a positive impact on the communities in which they do business in. Duke was one of three honorees in the Real Estate, Development…Read More

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Rochester Pipefitter Awarded Apprentice Highlight

Rochester pipefitter apprentice, Nick Terenzi, is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Nick is a first year apprentice with UA Local 13 and has spent the entirety of his young career with Danforth. In those 18 months, Nick has made an immediate impact in the fabrication shop and on the jobsite. Currently, Nick is working on various…Read More

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Beck Becomes 8th President in Company’s History

Robert Beck, who has been with the company since 1993, was named the eighth president in Danforth’s 131-year history. His appointment follows the passing of former president Patrick Reilly, who passed away in May after a brief illness. Most recently executive vice president, Beck started his Danforth career in business development and project management before…Read More

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Buffalo HVAC Service Tech Awarded Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Service Technician, Nicole Kantowski, is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Nicole is a third year apprentice and has been working with Danforth for nearly two years. She began her service career with a Pennsylvania firm before joining the Danforth Team. Nicole specializes in maintaining heating and cooling equipment for a wide variety of commercial customers…Read More

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