Manufacturing.net Article: “Case Study: Getting To Net Zero Discharge

Manufacturing.net Article: “Case Study: Getting To Net Zero Discharge
Anna Koperczak, Senior Environmental Specialist at SSOE, recently authored an article on Manufacturing.net. At most industrial sites, there are three waste streams that pose a challenge when it comes to meeting environmental regulations: wastewater, solid wastes, and air emissions. In this article, Anna explains how SSOE addressed and eliminated all three of these problematic waste streams on a recent state-of-the-art ceramic product manufacturing facility project. Continue Reading →

Midstream Business: “Insight: Planning, Assessment, Decision-making Solutions”

Midstream Business: “Insight: Planning, Assessment, Decision-making Solutions”
Eric Hopkins, PE, Senior Chemical Process Engineer and Senior Associate at SSOE, recently authored an article in Midstream Business. He shares with readers many insights to help manufacturing leaders plan for change and how understanding planning, assessment, and decision making, even in the gray areas, are crucial to the success of a project. Continue Reading →

Manufacturing.net Article: “What Has to Change to Optimize VDC?”

Manufacturing.net Article: “What Has to Change to Optimize VDC?”
Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Department Manager, VDC Global Initiatives and Senior Associate at SSOE Group, recently authored an article on Manufacturing.net where she details what project teams need to change in order to optimize the benefits VDC has to offer. VDC, if implemented properly, can be a critical element in maximizing return on investment. She explains that taking full advantage of target value delivery, technology and data, time, and having cost certainty can really help project owners stand out from the rest of the pack. Continue Reading →

SPAR 3D News Article: “Who Owns the Data?”

SPAR 3D News Article: “Who Owns the Data?”
Tony Sabat, BIM / CAD Technical Specialist at SSOE, recently authored an article on the SPAR 3D blog titled “Who Owns the Data?” The value of data has been tremendous to the built environment. But as data capture grows, who really owns this data? Data has been seen as the new oil, but does that analogy fit the value proposition of the industry? With the nuances of the data we look to extract, this can be a confusing question. In this article, Tony investigates these questions and discusses how data ownership can evolve. Continue Reading →

Food Engineering Article: “Food Engineering’s 2019 Plant Construction Survey Shows Tax Cuts Spur Investment”

Food Engineering Article: “Food Engineering's 2019 Plant Construction Survey Shows Tax Cuts Spur Investment”
Joe Badalamenti, PE, PMP, Senior Account Executive, and Jens Ebert, PE, PMP, Principal Division Manager at SSOE Group, were recently featured in this Food Engineering magazine article. Based on the publication’s annual survey, construction projects were on the rise in 2018 thanks to federal tax breaks, consolidation in the food and beverage industry, and the need for flexibility in production. However, fast-track production schedules created a greater need for skilled laborers, which the industry is currently lacking. Nonetheless, this year’s survey contains some surprises. Joe and Jens, as well as other AEC experts, weigh in on what other trends they’ve experienced over the last year. Continue Reading →