Area Development Article: “Collaborative Project Delivery Increases Efficiency and Cuts Design / Construction Costs”

Area Development Article: “Collaborative Project Delivery Increases Efficiency and Cuts Design / Construction Costs”
Mary Stepnick, AIA, PMP, Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and Senior Vice President, along with Todd Alsdorf, PE, Senior Vice President of Innovation, both of SSOE Group, recently authored an article in Area Development on Collaborative Project Delivery (CPD), a Lean concept that includes seven essential elements that reduce waste, compress schedules, lower costs, and improve satisfaction for team members and clients. In this article, they give insights into four of those seven elements to optimize project success. Continue Reading →

Area Development Article: “The Value of Laser Scanning to Your Food Facility Project”

Area Development Article: “The Value of Laser Scanning to Your Food Facility Project”
Mike Vetter, PE, PMP, Senior Project Manager and Senior Associate for SSOE’s Food and Consumer Products (FCP) Division, recently authored an article in Area Development. In this article, he discusses how capturing the data of an existing food processing facility though laser scanning can help with the buildout of a new or customized operation. Continue Reading →

College Planning & Management Article: “The Planning and Design of Workforce Development Centers”

College Planning & Management Article: “The Planning and Design of Workforce Development Centers”
Sonny Hamizadeh, AIA, Principal and Architectural Department Manager for SSOE’s Healthcare, Commercial, and Education (HCE) Division recently authored an article in College Planning & Management. In this article, he shares best practices in the design of workforce development centers in higher education settings. Continue Reading →

Lab Equipment Article: “Meaningful Involvement”

Lab Equipment Article: “Meaningful Involvement”
Suzan Huff, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, Master Architect and Senior Associate at SSOE, recently authored an article in Lab Equipment Magazine where she explains in detail how meaningful involvement in the planning and design process of a lab project will ensure a uniquely suitable and successful project outcome. User representation on the project team ideally needs to involve all parties affected, at all levels and departments. This includes senior managers, seasoned scientists, and intermediate management, with each individual bringing a unique and different perspective for the duration of the project. While this is no small task, she details a strategy of success to accomplish this. Continue Reading →

Food Engineering Article: “How to get the most out of sensors”

Food Engineering Article: “How to get the most out of sensors”
Ryan Beat, PE, Senior Electrical Engineer in SSOE’s Food and Consumer Products Division, is featured in a recent Food Engineering issue. The article explains how sensing technologies can detect small inequalities in food and beverage production which humans may not notice. Within, Ryan discusses the importance of having sensors that can operate in any hostile chemical environment. Continue Reading →