IMPO Magazine Article: “When You Don’t Want to Be Interrupted”

Corey Zachel, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Section Manager and Senior Associate at SSOE, recently authored an article published in Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation Magazine (IMPO) that explains how to avoid shutdowns at manufacturing facilities. In this industry, repairs are inevitable, however complete shutdowns can create a major loss in revenue. Zachel writes that careful planning and tracking, data from previous work, as well as preparing for the unexpected can all help to lessen the chance of a shutdown. Continue Reading →

IMPO Magazine Article: “Effective Preventative Maintenance Plans Begin With ‘Where Are We Now?'”

Corey Zachel, PE, LEED AP BD+C, Section Manager and Senior Associate at SSOE Group, recently highlighted the importance of proactively coordinating manufacturing equipment maintenance schedules in this IMPO Magazine article. Corey suggests pulling in experts to avoid guesswork and rework—and rather than waiting for a breakdown, figure out what’s needed to keep equipment running without a hitch to avoid problems altogether. Through various examples from out in the field, he shares how regular evaluations and preventive maintenance could have helped avoid costly disruptions to production and multiple headaches along the way. Continue Reading →

EY Announces Bob Howell of SSOE Group Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award Finalist in Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 17, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today that Bob Howell, President and CEO, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Region. Joined by members of SSOE’s leadership team, he accepted his finalist award on Wednesday, May 16th at the Detroit Athletic Club, along with 28 other regional finalists. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bob was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Continue Reading →

ENR Article: “The Top 500 Design Firms: Worry Despite Strong Markets”

Vince DiPofi, PE, Chief Operating Officer at SSOE, was featured in ENR’s May 2018 cover story, “The Top 500 Design Firms: Worry Despite Strong Markets”. From construction tariffs to talent acquisition, the article highlights some of the concerns surrounding the industry, despite its predicted continual growth. Vince’s commentary focuses on the impact of generative design and its ability to help architects and engineers deliver better solutions to clients. Continue Reading →

Assembly Magazine Article: “Computational Fluid Dynamics Software Saves Time, Cuts Costs”

Dewayne Galyon, Basebuild Technical Specialist at SSOE, spotlights the value that computational fluid dynamics (CFD), a simulation software that models airflow, offers when designing a cleanroom environment in this Assembly Magazine article. Dewayne urges readers to avoid trial and error methods to keep characteristically high construction costs at bay, while starting the project off right with clean, complete data within the model. He drives his points home with project examples throughout the article, including an overview of a fast-track multi-basebuild, ISO 4 cleanroom installation project that helped SSOE solidify our ongoing relationship with Micron Technology. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group Named Second Largest Engineering Firm in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama, March 19, 2018 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce it has been named one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top Engineering Firms for the third consecutive year. The Birmingham Business Journal Top Engineering Firms List ranks the top 25 engineering firms in Birmingham, Alabama based on the total number of licensed professional engineers—SSOE, named second largest engineering firm in Birmingham, moved up two spots this year. Continue Reading →