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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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Danforth Attends GLOBALCON Conference

We recently had the opportunity to attend the Global Con Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. The two day conference focused on energy efficiency & facility management strategies. In addition, attendees could sit in on various break-out seminar sessions that were led by industry experts in energy and facilities management. This conference was a great opportunity to…Read More

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Nicole DuChene, Syracuse Shop Manager, Recognized with the Power of Our People Award

Danforth’s Nicole DuChene was recognized with the Power of Our People Award at the company’s morning meeting. Nicole is the manager of the Syracuse shop and warehouse. She was nominated for this award by a record 5 colleagues from her office, a true testament to her consistent hard work. Since Danforth’s reestablishment of our Syracuse…Read More

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New Design-Build Sales Executive in Buffalo Office

We are happy to announce that Patrick M. McParlane has accepted the position of Design-Build Sales Executive in Buffalo, effective April 2, 2018. In his new role as Design-Build Sales Executive, Patrick will be responsible for acquiring negotiated and invitation-to-bid sales with an element of design / design assist as part of the sale. The…Read More

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Danforth Buffalo Operations March Worker Highlight

On Friday March 9, Jack Dafgard was honored as the Buffalo Operations Worker Highlight. Jack has been with Danforth since 2006 and worked his way through the Local #71 Apprenticeship program. He is now the second shift Foreman for Danforth’s sheet metal fabrication shop here in Buffalo. Ken Jablonski nominated Jack for his ability to…Read More

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Danforth Participates in Warm Up WNY Blanket Drive

The Oishei Children’s Hospital is a vital part of the Western New York community. Every year thousands of children and their families come through the hospital doors to receive care, many as part of an unexpected emergency or illness. To help comfort the children, the hospital gives each one a blanket. All of the blankets…Read More

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Danforth Sponsors Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament at Times Union Center in Albany

John W. Danforth Company was a proud sponsor of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament, which took place this past week at the Times Union Center in Albany. “As Danforth’s business grows in the Capital Region, we wanted to use this opportunity to promote who we are as a company and what we do on…Read More

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