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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:

Watershed/coastal science and engineering

Our nation faces many challenges, including the threat posed to people, property, and infrastructure in vulnerable geographic settings.  While specific circumstances may vary, this vulnerability is often associated with proximity to water. Shifting weather patterns have contributed to increases in precipitation quantity, intensity, and duration, leading to stormwater issues,...
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Battelle 2017 Bioremediation Symposium

OBG recently presented during Battelle’s Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies. The conference, held in Miami, Florida on May 22-25, 2017, brings environmental professionals together to share the latest thinking on environmental remediation, assessment, and management. The OBG expert team delivered presentations and served as se...
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Collaboration between neighborhood group and redevelopment authority to redevelop brownfields

NRT, an OBG Company (NRT), recently took part in the Sweet Water Clean Rivers, Clean Lake Conference on May 4, 2017 in Germantown, Wisconsin. This conference brings together nonprofit, government, business, and academic organizations to learn about improving the health of watersheds through policy innovation, technical and...
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Discoveries, trends, and implications of chemicals in the Great Lakes

John Newsted, PhD of NRT, an OBG Company, recently took part in the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) 60th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, From Cities to Farms: Shaping Great Lakes Ecosystems, on May 15-19, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. ...
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Drinking water, wastewater, and emerging contaminants

Whether securing ample water supplies, treating water to meet stringent drinking standards, or delivering water through an aging distribution system, OBG develops sustainable and affordable solutions. Beyond the challenges facing public water facilities, OBG industrial water specialists provide high-purity water and...
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International Oil Spill Conference

OBG recently took part in the International Oil Spill Conference on May 15-18, 2017 in Long Beach, California. This conference provides a forum for professionals from the international response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations to come together to exchange ideas and lessons learned...
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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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