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Food Engineering Magazine Article: “Cheap Energy—But for How Long?”

Energy SurveyFood Engineering Magazine’s June 2014 issue features an article on the effect natural gas prices have for facilities and their decisions to retrofit existing facilities or build new. Within, Senior Project Manager Jerry Rudie, PE, PMP, comments on the challenges decreased energy costs have on implementing energy reduction programs such has heat reclamation within facilities when energy prices make it tough to prove a short-term ROI.

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Food Engineering Magazine Article: “Energy Efficiency Delivers Powerful Savings”

Tom Fitzpatrick, SSOE GroupThe article, “Energy Efficiency Delivers Powerful Savings” in Food Engineering Magazine’s June 2014 issue examines options for facilitating energy efficiency as a means to boost the bottom line. Tom Fitzpatrick, PE, Power Department Manager at SSOE is featured in a sidebar Q&A to the article where he shares his insights on energy-saving technologies from an engineering firm’s perspective.

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Food Engineering Magazine Article: “37th Annual Plant Construction Survey: Hygienic Design for Safe Food”

Jerry Rudie, PE, PMPFood Engineering Magazine’s 37th Annual Plant Construction Survey takes a look at key trends such as sanitation, food safety, and efficiency which have influenced projects in 2013. Jerry Rudie, Senior Project Manager at SSOE provides his observation of the move toward increased expansions to existing plants rather than new plant construction. In addition, Rudie reports on the move toward further automation of processes in order to reduce labor costs and justify additional capital expenditures.

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Food Engineering Magazine Article: “Semper Paratus! Food Defense Depends on It”

Food Engineering Magazine Article: "Semper Paratus! Food Defense Depends on It"Food Engineering Magazine’s May 2014 issue features an article on the potential risks in the food industry for tampering and how to prepare / prevent incidents from occurring. Within, security experts from SSOE and two other corporations provide insight on the most effective tools to ensure food manufacturers are always prepared and equipped with the proper security measures for their facility.

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Fostering Scientific Excellence and Interaction

SSOE heard it loud and clear. “This is our world headquarters and we want to show it.” It’s a predictable requirement for the world headquarters of a global company; however it’s not often that laboratories are the main focus of the space. Kemin, however, understood their laboratories were the best means to demonstrate to customers their passion for innovation.

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Making Steel—Big Business and Big Work

TPCO-PhotoWhenever a company needs new manufacturing facilities to capture market share, getting up and running quickly is critical. It needs to pick a firm with solid experience, one that won’t flinch at challenges that might arise, and will do what it takes to meet an aggressive schedule. In this case, the firm is SSOE. The market is the oil and gas industry and the product is high quality API Grade steel tube – over 500,000 metric tons annually.

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