2024 C2E Construction Expo

On January 25, our Lafayette team had a great opportunity to be a part of the “2024 C2E Construction Expo”. The C2E (Construction Career & Education) Expo emphasizes the importance of construction to our economy while drawing attention to many rewarding, high-skill careers available within the Construction industry. The C2E Expo brings together members of […]

D.A. Dodd Welcomes New Technology Intern

D.A. Dodd would like to welcome its new Technology intern, Tommy Garcia. Tommy is a recent graduate from IUSB with a degree in Management Information Systems. He is a South Bend native from a family of ten children. Outside of work, Tommy is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys participating in golf, frisbee golf, and […]

New Prairie Building Trades

We are proud of the work students in the New Prairie Building Trade program accomplish. They are mastering trades that are in high demand while gaining practical skills that set them up for success in the workforce. Following are details from Gavin K., a student in the program who worked on the house shown in […]

Weld Collection System

Designed by our very own Jamie Miller, our friends at River Bend Hose now have an operational new weld collection system. From understanding the customers’ needs to final results and operation, our team can help take your idea and make it a reality. Great work, Jamie and our sheet metal team!

Beer Church Stair Rails

This is at Beer Church in New Buffalo, Michigan. Our Sheet Metal division was asked to provide a solution for functionality and aesthetics for the existing characterized building. The solution was the panels on both sides of the stairs shown in the picture. Thank you to the folks at the Beer Church for entrusting our […]

Halloween Spirit!

Halloween Spirit at Work! The D.A. Dodd team enjoyed decorating pumpkins as a fun way to enjoy Halloween. Also, Jen Hynek (as Matt Robinson on the left) and Caitlin Schimmel (as John Harenza on the right) traded their ‘business casual’ for ‘technician chic’ for the day. There was also hot chocolate and candy for local […]


This past Saturday, October 28th, Shaun Coomey, Safety Analyst at D.A. Dodd, and his family walked for Team Dodd at the 2023 NAMI Walk in Lafayette to raise money for this very worthwhile local program. NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by […]

Project Management Resource Day

On October 18, 2023, we hosted a Project Management (PM) Resource Day for our project managers, division leaders, and employees who support our PM department. During this event, we went through a walkthrough of ProjectSight and discussed best practices. ProjectSight is project management software that, in addition to its planning, scheduling, collaboration, risk management, and […]

Nate Lane “Tops Out”

Congratulations to our own Nate Lane for ‘Topping Out’! He has reached his 5-year milestone with D.A. Dodd – serving his entire apprenticeship with us and earning a Carhartt jacket. Thank you, Nate, for your contributions and again, congratulations on reaching this milestone!

Warsaw High School Main Entrance Renovation

This is the Warsaw High School main entrance that the Sheetmetal Division worked on this summer. In partnership with Performance Services, D.A. Dodd Foreman Jeff Collins led the duct demolition and reinstallation of new duct work and grills. The project is ongoing, with more rooms to renovate.