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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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Local 773 Member Recognized as Apprentice Highlight

Thomas Doner has been recognized by his supervisors at this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Tom is a member of the Local 773 and has been at Danforth since December of 2014. He has worked in three separate buildings at Global Foundries in his time at Danforth, TDC, HPM, and the D-CUB. Tom was hired by Danforth…Read More

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Plumber, Chris Kandefer, Receives Apprentice Highlight

Chris Kandefer has been recognized by his supervisors as this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Chris is a member of the Local 22 and is in his 2nd year of his apprenticeship. Chris comes from a long line of plumbers and has been helping his father since he was 10 years old. He knew he wanted to…Read More

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Buffalo Sheet Metal Apprentice Recognized for Work at UBSOM

Kevin Kwiatkowski is this month’s Apprentice Highlight. Kevin is a third year sheet metal apprentice in the Buffalo, NY market. Kevin has been working with Danforth for his entire career and is currently working at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine Project, located in Downtown Buffalo, NY. Kevin and his field crew are working…Read More

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Two Earn Promotions in Capital Region

Capital Region employees, Steve DiRaimo and Mark Staub, have been promoted. Steve was formerly an Energy Solutions Account Executive who worked with Municipalities, School Districts, Higher Education Institutions and the Healthcare Industry to make facilities more efficient. Steve is now the Vice President of Business Development and Acquisition focusing on the Capital Region Market. He…Read More

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GlobalFoundries Project Team Recognized

The project team for the GlobalFoundries Central Utility Building D (CUB-D) project has been recognized for their collaboration and performance on the project. The team received the 2015 Excellence in Partnering Award presented by the Associated General Contractors of New York State, the largest statewide contractor association. The project, valued at over $100 million was…Read More

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Rochester Service Apprentice Highlight

Service Apprentice, Tim Jones, was recognized for his hard work and initiative this month. Tim is based out of Danforth’s Victor, NY office. Tim is a 3rd year service apprentice working on key maintenance accounts. Currently, Tim is working on Danforth’s Verizon Wireless Cell Tower preventive maintenance account. This account is a more complex than…Read More

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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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