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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:

Protecting watersheds and coastal settings - Meet Murat Utku

Murat Utku joined OBG in July, bringing leadership in protecting, sustaining, and managing natural features, facilities, and infrastructure in watersheds and coastal settings. His specialized expertise spans resiliency; climate change; ecosystem restoration and mitigation; hydraulic/coastal engineering; river, estuarine, and coastal sediment and pollutant transport processes; dredging; flood damage reduction;...
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2017 EEHS School

A proud business partner of North Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (NCMA), OBG recently participated in NCMA's 2017 North Carolina Environmental, Energy, Health & Safety (EEHS) School on August 7-8 at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Our team of experts exchanged ideas about current topics in air quality, water qu...
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Improving New York’s response capabilities for crude oil transportation incidents - OBG helps create inland geographic response plans for all New York counties impacted by crude-by-rail transportation

Geographic Response Plans (GRPs) are location-specific plans developed to provide guidance for oil spill responses throughout the U.S.  Until recently, most crude oil transportation in the U.S. occurred via waterways on oil tankers, and as a result, most existing GRPs focus on the protection of sensitive biological...
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SUNY/PPAA & NYAPPA joint summer conference

OBG energy experts recently participated in the State University of New York Physical Plant Administration Association (SUNY/PPAA) and New York Chapter of APPA (NYAPPA) joint summer conference: Energizing your Campus on July 11-13, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. The annual conference brings together all disciplines of facilities maintenance and planning&...
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WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo 2017

OBG and NRT, an OBG Company (NRT), recently participated in the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Dredging Summit & Expo 2017 on June 26-29, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. The annual conference promotes the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering, and construction....
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ASSE Safety 2017 Conference

OBG environmental experts recently presented during the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety 2017 Professional Development Conference & Exposition on June 19-22 in Denver, Colorado. The annual conference brings together more than 4,000 occupational safety and health professionals to learn about best practices, case...
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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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