Barr Engineering Company Profile


Barr is an employee-owned consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients solve complex problems. We serve the traditional and renewable power industries; mining, manufacturing, and fuels clients; natural-resources-management organizations; and municipal, state, and federal agencies.

Our clients’ projects take us across the Midwest, throughout the Americas, and around the world. We offer multiple areas of expertise, including air quality permitting and source testing; environmental management and compliance assistance; coal and biomass power-plant engineering; water supply and wastewater treatment; water resources management; permitting and design for hazardous- and solid-waste facilities; assessment and remediation of contaminated sites; industrial engineering design; and process and materials handling design.

Incorporated in 1966, Barr now has more than 500 staff members and offices in Minneapolis, Duluth, and Hibbing, Minnesota; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Jefferson City, Missouri; Bismarck, North Dakota; and Calgary, Alberta.

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