John Von Bargen is the Vice President and Director of Engineering for Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. His expertise spans 30+ years of designing energy efficient VOC abatement equipment for a variety of industrial manufacturing processes. Regenerative thermal oxidizers, concentrators, carbon adsorbers, heat exchangers, flares, and boilers are just some of the areas of his expertise.
He started his career after graduating from the Merchant Marine Academe, Rotterdam, Netherlands as a mechanical engineer. He has worked in a variety of engineering positions over the years gaining knowledge from ship yard tanker construction, to plant engineer for the physical plant at Loyola Marymount, and on to VP of Engineering for manufacture of Chemilluminescent, Ozone and NOx analyzers, FID’s , LEL monitoring and control systems. He is an innovator that is always developing solutions to challenges in manufacturing operations.