History
From Humble Beginnings to Global Reach

Over our nearly four decade history, Bartech has become one of the most respected providers of workforce management and staffing solutions.

In 1954, Barfield began building businesses focused on providing skilled, specialized labor to the business community. That vision and ambition have made Bartech into a trusted global provider and manager of large-scale teams of skilled contingent professionals.

Major Milestones in Growth

Founder John W. Barfield and wife, Betty Barfield, establish Barfield Cleaning Company.

The International Telephone and Telegraph Company acquire the Barfield Cleaning Company at one of the highest multiples recorded in that era.

Barfield incorporates John Barfield & Associates to provide technical staffing services to the Big Three automakers.

The Company changes its name to The Bartech Group, becoming one of the nation’s first minority-owned and operated firms specializing in technical staffing.

Bartech launches its Workforce Management division.
Bartech also opens an office in Canada.

Bartech opens its first international office in the United Kingdom.

Bartech recently joined the Impellam family of brands. Our strategic combination offers a powerful global approach from experts who live and breathe their local markets. Together, we can deliver the contingent workforce solutions you’ve been searching for

Bartech is an industry-leading professional services firm that has led the workforce management industry for nearly four decades. Bartech manages more than 120,000 workers daily, bills over $4.7 billion in annualized spend and helped clients improve their market position through greater efficiency, transparency and reduced operational risk.

To learn more about Bartech workforce management, staffing, BPO and consulting solutions, call 800.824.2962 or email bartechinfo@bartechgroup.com.

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