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Our History

SSG was originally founded as a small environmental consulting group to serve the oil and petroleum industry. The company’s initial focus was on implementing spill plans associated with bulk fuel oil terminals. It then grew steadily by providing reliable, cost-effective, and prompt service.

Founded in July 1981 by Arthur Barry, Barco Systems Inc.’s intent was to offer cost-effective solutions for the breakdown of oil systems caused by sludge and debris in commercial and residential units and for fuel suppliers. BSI was accepted by the industry and quickly grew, allowing them to offer additional services including tank removal an installation as well as oil and water remediation.

In January 2003, the two companies merged into SSG-BARCO to form an environmental and contracting company capable of offering a full suite of services to prevent and correct environmental problems for commercial and residential projects as well as oil heat customers. By combining the efforts of both sides of the business, our new team provides solutions for environmental problems, Phase I/II investigations and assessments, and remediation. We also work with clients in coordinating with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to complete projects in a timely manner.

Located in New Jersey, SSG-BARCO employs a staff of environmental professionals, OSHA Certified Field Technicians, Well drillers, and specialized task crews.

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