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O'Brien & Gere

There's a way
  • At OBG, we know that the answer isn’t always right in front of you.
  • That to do something amazing for our clients means truly challenging ourselves.
  • It’s this resolve — and belief — that we share that drives us, every day.

There’s a way
to meet your needs by combining our strengths.

For more than 70 years, OBG has offered services that include advanced manufacturing, energy, environment, and water — but our real strength is in creating comprehensive, integrated solutions for clients.

Choose a service line below to learn more and view cases illustrating our approach.

By combining our specialties we’re building stronger solutions.


Why OBG?

Safety

Every second of every day, safety is a priority for us. In fact, OBG employees present more than 21,528 safety moments, per year — making us a top performer in our industry.

Answers

To get the right answers, you have to ask the right questions. It’s this commitment to understanding our clients’ needs that has turned 90% of our business into repeat business.

People

People are the foundation of everything we do. Not just our employees, but every person our ideas impact. Our unique employee ownership culture gives us a shared sense of responsibility for our actions.

Integration

By offering four distinct services under one roof, our clients benefit from the integrated thinking and approach our team takes to providing the right solution.

Relevance

As the world of project delivery changes, OBG continues to change with it — through thought leadership and technology — offering clients solutions for today and tomorrow.

We helped more than

students in NYC be more energy efficient.

Total know-how.

Ask our clients why they choose us and the answer is clear — we’re problem solvers. By combining our knowledge of advanced manufacturing, energy, environment, and water, we create more thoughtful solutions that immediately address the needs of today and provide a more sustainable path forward.

Every project is built on our process.

Our time-tested project delivery process comes down to one thing: culture. At OBG, our teams are integrated, but disciplined — working together to achieve the performance objectives of our clients, every time.

Through STEM support we are creating 100 new engineers and scientists every year.

There’s a way to answer every challenge with integrity.

Our case studies illustrate how our approach blends expertise from across our company into every project, while adhering to our mission in every phase.

MANUFACTURING SCALE-UP FOCUSED ON POWER RELIABILITY AND RESILIENCY

PROGRESS TOWARD RESTORING THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND VALUE OF ONONDAGA LAKE AND SURROUNDING HABITATS

CLIENT-FOCUSED SOLUTION RESULTS IN ENERGY CONSERVATION AND GHG EMISSIONS REDUCTION

Over the last 70 years, OBG has worked hand-in-hand with some of the world’s most recognizable brands to create smart, sustainable solutions that push ideas forward without leaving the environment behind.

  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Alcoa
  • American Water
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • BASF
  • Boeing
  • Bosch
  • BP
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Bumble Bee Foods
  • Carrier
  • City of Baltimore
  • City of Philadelphia
  • City University of New York
  • Coca-Cola
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Cornell University
  • Corning
  • DAK Americas
  • DC Water
  • Delta Airlines
  • Eaton
  • Frito-Lay
  • GE
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • GM
  • Goodyear
  • Honeywell
  • IBM
  • ITT
  • Jim Beam Brands
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kellogg
  • Keystone Foods
  • Kodak
  • Kraft Foods
  • Lanxess
  • Lockheed Martin
  • McDonald’s
  • Merck
  • MillerCoors
  • Monroe County
  • National Grid
  • Nestlé
  • New York City DEP
  • Novartis
  • Onondaga County
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer
  • Princeton University
  • Providence Water
  • Revlon
  • State of New York
  • State University of New York
  • Sunoco
  • Syracuse University
  • Tropicana Products
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Verizon Wireless
  • Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

OBG Insights:

Barrier island restoration in the Gulf of Mexico

Barrier islands are the first line of defense during storms that threaten coastal communities. They reduce the harmful effects of wind and waves and serve as habitats for important wildlife. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, extreme changes such as significant erosion occurred at barrier islands off the central Gulf of Mexico...
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Kendrick Jaglal contributes to Water Environment Research Journal

Kendrick Jaglal, PE, an expert in sediment management at OBG, has authored the latest Annual Literature Review for Contaminated Aquatic Sediments recently published in the Water Environment Research Journal. "Contaminated Aquatic Sediments" presents a review of literature published in 2015 related to the assessment, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated...
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Where's the beef?: Food waste is key to lowering net energy at West Point

Bill Meinert, PE, a wastewater treatment expert at OBG, recently presented at the Energy Specialty Conference held by the New York Section American Water Works Association (NYSAWWA) and the New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA) on November 16, 2016 in Albany, New York. Together with joint venture partner Atkins,...
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NYS Business Council's 2016 Environment Conference

On November 14-16, OBG participated in the 2016 Annual Environment Conference, held by The Business Council of New York State in Saratoga Springs, NY. This two-day event brings together experts from the private and public sectors to share the latest information relevant to environmental issues in New York...
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New York State’s Inland Geographic Response Plans

Geographic Response Plans (GRPs) are location-specific plans developed to provide guidance for oil spill responses throughout the U.S. Until recently, the majority of crude oil transportation in the U.S. occurred via waterways on oil tankers and barges. As a result, most existing GRPs focus on the...
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Love Canal: A Historical Perspective

On November 7, 2016, OBG industrial hygiene expert David Wilson gave the keynote presentation at the SEHSA Environmental Health and Safety Association of NY (SEHSA) 2016 Fall Conference in Lake Placid, New York. In his presentation - Love Canal: A Historical Perspective and Personal Account - David discussed a history...
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Safety Moments App

OBG SAFETY MOMENTS App

Free safety content to help support safety awareness in any office, field, industrial setting, or workplace. OBG’s Safety Moments App provides access to safety content to promote and enhance corporate safety culture. With safety examples for a wide range of applications, these safety moments are applicable to most any industry.

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