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November Apprentice Highlight

Rochester Pipefitter Adam Rogers is the Apprentice Highlight for November 2014. Adam is a 2nd year apprentice who has been part of the Danforth Team for 10 months. During his time with Danforth, Adam has been on several job sites fulfilling different roles. Currently, Adam is working at the Monroe County Civic Center located in…Read More

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Danforth’s GlobalFoundries Project Team Receives Turner Overall Subcontractor of the Year

Turner Construction recognized the hard work and dedication of the GlobalFoundries Fab 8 Project Team. The Team is responsible for the fabrication and installation of over $24 million of sheet metal in a 12 month period. The Team was led by Project Managers Todd Follis and Mark Staub who have been instrumental to the project…Read More

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October Apprentice Highlight

Buffalo Welder Sean Comerford is the Apprentice Highlight for October 2014. Sean has been with Danforth for quite some time. He is currently a 5th year apprentice who spent 2 years in our Buffalo fabrication shop as a tradesman. Sean and his team have just finished a job at Como Park Elementary School located in…Read More

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Remembering Wayne Reilly

Former Danforth President and CEO, Wayne Reilly passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. Wayne began his career at John W. Danforth Company as a clerk working in Moundsville, West Virginia in 1955. He later served as President of the company in 1978 and took on the role of CEO in 1993. More details can be…Read More

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Danforth and JD Supply Team Up to Supply Ready-to-Use Spiral Duct

Danforth now offers prefabricated lengths of spiral duct utilizing a state-of-the-art spiral duct fabrication line located in their 45,000 sq. ft. metal fabrication shop. With this recent addition, the fabrication line is setup to run spiral duct sections with diameters of 4″ to 72″ that can be cut to any specified length. This ensures that…Read More

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Danforth’s Environmental Services Division Presents at GVRAHE

The Genesee Valley Regional Association for Healthcare Engineers welcomed Danforth to their February 21st, 2014 chapter meeting. The group is the advocate and resource for continuous improvement in the engineering and facilities management of healthcare facilities. Danforth’s Environmental Services Manager, Pat Fonzi, and Cleanroom & Lab Application Engineer, Mike Puglisi, presented to the group. Our…Read More

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Labatt Blue Hosts Annual Pond Hockey Tournament on Danforth-built Rinks

Danforth’s Design & Build Team lead the way during the Ganson Street Outdoor Rink Project. The tournament is traditionally played on a frozen Lake Erie, but this year, tournament officials opted for a safer, more stable playing surface. The 2014 Tournament played host to 120 teams for two full days of pond hockey play. More…Read More

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Danforth Partners with Upstate Systems to Exhibit at the 70th Buffalo Home Show

Hundreds of local vendors, contractors, and retailers gathered at the Buffalo Convention Center to share their expertise, products, and services to the thousands that attended. The Danforth Residential Team met hundreds of prospective and current homeowners. Our friends at Upstate System brought several different models of York air conditioning units along with the new Fujitsu…Read More

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Danforth Acquires Tougher Industries Enterprises, Inc.

On December 31, 2013 Danforth announced that it had acquired the assets of Albany based Tougher Industries Enterprises, Inc. and agreed to terms to bring the two companies together. Danforth has been in the Mechanical Contracting and Service business for over 130 years. Founded in 1884 in Buffalo, New York by John Willison Danforth, Danforth…Read More

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Capital & Hudson Valley Expansion

Danforth’s presence in Albany has been strengthened by the addition of three offices in the region. The offices are located in Clifton Park, Albany, and Poughkeepsie, New York. The Clifton Park facility serves as a hub for Danforth Project Management, Estimating, Energy Solutions, and has a full pipe fabrication shop at its disposal. We are…Read More

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