March 02, 2010 – SSOE Group, a global EPCM firm, announced today that their experts have been selected to present at the CompositesWorld Investment Forum 2010, March 15-16, 2010 in La Jolla, California. The presentation, “From Concept to Start-up: Moving Carbon Fiber from Technology to Manufacturing,” will outline the recommended steps to be undertaken by both existing manufacturers looking to expand their facilities or processes, and by potential investors considering entry into the composites sector. Discussions will include project phasing, timelines, and cost, early phase environmental and permitting considerations, packaging front-end facility design for easy communication and lastly, estimating and planning relevant to the investment community.
The presentation will be given by Cliff Reese, PE and Gary Franks, PE of SSOE Group. SSOE has a long history in the carbon, fiberglass, and general manufacturing arena. SSOE’s expertise consists of process and facility design as well as construction management and includes clients such as Union Carbide, Carbon Products Division, and Owens Corning. In 2009, SSOE ranked 2nd among Industrial Design Firms (Building Design + Construction), 11th among Chemical Plant Design Firms (Engineering News Record), and 14th among Manufacturing Design Firms (Engineering News Record).
As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 4 years, SSOE Group focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (Building Design + Construction).
With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 65-plus year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries. SSOE has completed projects in 40 countries. Visit www.ssoe.com for additional information and career opportunities.