Founded in July 1969, Versar has provided program and project management support to federal, state, and local government clients and industries worldwide. The company has evolved into an international provider of complex, multidisciplinary technical services. Versar offers 50 years of proven experience, a longstanding presence in the industry, and domestic, international, and regional reach.
Longstanding Solutions Delivery History
Versar was founded by Dr. Michael Markels - Initial work was in the areas of applied physics, including high temperature phenomena laser physics, communication theory, radiation physics and acoustics.
Acquisition - GTC
A Research and Development Company, the combination led to Versar winning major environmental contracts, specifically with the Environmental Protection Agency.
Construction of Versar Building
Started the construction of the Versar building in Springfield - construction ended in 1986.
Acquisition - GEOMET
Acquired GEOMET Technologies, LLC, a multidisciplinary consulting company involved in environmental and associated sciences.
Public Stock Offering
Sold its first public offering of stock. A year later team members and their families owned 60% of the stock.
Acquisition - Advent
Acquired Advent Environmental Inc., A full service environmental contractor for DOD with significant capabilities in Military Munitions Response Program (MSRP) remediation, Range Maintenance and Sustainment, and Unexploded Ordinance (UXO) clean-up.
Acquisition - Charron
Charron Construction Consulting, Inc. provided construction management services since 1992 for a broad spectrum of projects including office, retail industrial, civic and various governmental facilities.
Acquisition - GMI
Acquired Geo-Marine, Inc., A division of Applied Research Associates, provided engineering design, construction management, environmental planning and programming and other services in support of a wide range of government industry and commercial customers.
Acquisition - J.M. Waller
Providing environmental facilities, professional staffing, and logistics consulting services in support of a wide range of government industry and commercial customers.
Acquisition - Security Systems
Acquired a division of Johnson Controls school security systems providing security system integration to the FAA.
Acquisition - BayFirst Solutions and Black & Veatch's Federal Environmental Services Group
Acquired BayFirst Solutions, an information technology and intelligence services company, and Black & Veatch's federal environmental services division.