Jennifer Wondergem, a chemical engineer at SSOE Group, is featured in a recent article published in Food Engineering Magazine. The article discusses good manufacturing practices (GMPs)—or current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs)—in relation to Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) schemes.
The article “Selecting, Retrofitting, and Integrating Used Equipment” in Food Quality & Safety Magazine’s August/September 2014 issue serves as an informative overview on how to better choose pre-owned food processing equipment and the significant savings in capital and time it yields.
Vince DiPofi, Chief Strategy Officer at SSOE Group, is featured in the July issue of Engineering News-Record (ENR) Magazine. The article discusses current trends in manufacturing, in addition to the new technologies appearing in the automotive sector.
The article “Effective Manufacturing Construction Project Management: On Site, and On It” in Area Development Magazine’s 3rd Quarter issue discusses how an on site owner’s representative solves problems and adds value by assuring coordination of trades and maintaining project focus. In addition, John Hernandez, Section Manager at SSOE discusses how hiring the right person for the job, whether a current employee, member of a consulting engineering firm on the project, or a member of a firm with no other project contract will save the client time, trouble, and money while completing their project.
Department Manager, Sean Smith, PE, is featured in the April issue of Engineering News-Record (ENR) Magazine. The article takes a look at how the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) is looking to ease the exchange of data within the steel supply chain and facilitate a move toward helping building teams save time and increase efficiency, productivity, and accuracy in structural steel production. Within, Smith points out some of the factors beyond technical considerations that may need to be addressed in order to successfully execute the roadmap detailed in the AISC’s Information Delivery Manual (IDM).
Food 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.