New Jersey-based environmental services firm bolsters Envirogen's regional presence, adds operational expertise
Envirogen Technologies Inc. (Envirogen) announced that it has joined forces with New Jersey-based environmental services firm Bigler Associates Inc., substantially expanding Envirogen's presence in its Eastern region and adding Bigler Associates' more than 20 years of environmental design, construction and operating experience to Envirogen's national network.
Bigler Associates is an environmental consulting, contracting and service company with offices located in Ridgefield Park, Lebanon and Lakewood, N.J. Bigler Associates services include process development and optimization, automation, mechanical contracting, and operation and maintenance (O&M). Project types include treatment systems for contaminated air, groundwater, storm water, sanitary wastewater, industrial wastewater and potable water. The company's service area includes all of New Jersey, lower New York state, southern New England, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and northern Maryland.
Founder and principal Dan Bigler has been appointed as vice president, Eastern region for Envirogen, which is a territory that stretches from South Carolina to Maine. According to Bigler, becoming part of Envirogen sets the stage for a more dynamic approach to meeting customer needs.
"Our company is based on solid plant management and operation and maintenance experience with all types of physical, chemical and biological treatment systems. By integrating Envirogen and Bigler Associates, we are providing our customers with the practical, applied experience of plant management and O&M, plus the technology-specific engineering skill sets that both customers and consulting firms look for today," Bigler said.
According to Mike Stark, president and CEO of Envirogen, the similarity of the two companies' business models made joining forces with Bigler Associates attractive.
"Envirogen and Bigler Associates have similar approaches to working with customers. Both companies believe in developing long-term relationships with customers, focus on delivering value through service and make lifecycle cost and performance a central feature of their offerings to the market," Stark said.