Kent Danforth

Kent Danforth

Director of Procurement S & B Engineers & Constructors Ltd.

With more than 30 years’ experience in government, shipbuilding, petroleum and chemicals based EPC projects, Kent Danforth has dealt with his share of market downturns, economic surges and government policy changes. As the Director of Procurement for Houston based S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd., he is currently teaming with his company through an amazing growth in market activity—particularly in the midstream market. With oversight of high value departments including purchasing, expediting, source inspection and logistics Kent provides perspective from key areas empowered to make decisions on a daily basis. Danforth’s passions are people, public speaking and encouraging the positives of change.
 
As a privately-held, family-owned company, S&B Engineers and Constructors 6,000 employees successfully execute projects of any size while still maintaining a small company culture and flexibility. Founded in 1967 on the principles of honesty, integrity and safety, S&B is one of the leading EPC firms in the U.S. Focused on midstream, refining, petrochemicals & polymers, pipelines and import/export terminals, S&B provides full EPC services. These include in-house module and pipe fabrication, direct-hire construction, an industry-leading safety record and a best-in-class advanced work packaging process. With a fully-implemented, fully-integrated project management system, S&B is the industry leader in employee retention, craft education and workforce development.
 

Time and date Venue Topic Speakers

Wednesday 09/10/2019

From 11:00 To 12:15

10/09/2019 11:00 10/09/2019 12:15 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Market Outlook

Forecasts from the Procurement Executive Group

Established in 1994, the Procurement Executive Group, or PEG, has been recognized as an industry authority on procurement, materials management, and subcontracting topics. Utilizing PEG’s composite forecasts for 2020-2023, our industry leaders will provide insights into what they see ahead.

Hear senior executives from major EPC companies answer these key questions:

  • What are the PEG project forecasts for market opportunities, commodities, and raw materials?
  • What is the rationale behind project timing decisions?
  • How are project forecasts influenced by logistics and technology?
  • What projects will and won’t be on the planning calendar?
     
Breakbulk Main Stage

Breakbulk Main Stage

"Breakbulk & Project Cargo Market Outlook"

Carl Newton Kent Danforth Raj Desai
Time and date

Wednesday 09/10/2019

From 11:00 To 12:15

10/09/2019 11:00 10/09/2019 12:15 Breakbulk & Project Cargo Market Outlook

Forecasts from the Procurement Executive Group

Established in 1994, the Procurement Executive Group, or PEG, has been recognized as an industry authority on procurement, materials management, and subcontracting topics. Utilizing PEG’s composite forecasts for 2020-2023, our industry leaders will provide insights into what they see ahead.

Hear senior executives from major EPC companies answer these key questions:

  • What are the PEG project forecasts for market opportunities, commodities, and raw materials?
  • What is the rationale behind project timing decisions?
  • How are project forecasts influenced by logistics and technology?
  • What projects will and won’t be on the planning calendar?
     
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