Area Development Article: “Maximum Impact: Saving Time and Money with BIM 360”

Charles Berteaux, AEE, ACP, BIM/VDC Department Manager at SSOE Group, recently authored an article in Area Development. The article discusses how through advanced technology, such as Autodesk BIM 360, project teams can save stakeholders time, trouble, and money by minimizing less-than-productive time in meetings, file transfers, and rework time which is key to optimizing project schedules. Continue Reading →

Pet Food Processing Article: “Trends in New Construction”

Sam Thurber, PMP, Senior Project Manager at SSOE, was recently featured in an article in Pet Food Processing Magazine. In the article Sam, as well as other industry professionals, discuss current design trends in pet food and treat manufacturing plants. Continue Reading →

ENR Magazine Article: “In-House Owner Teams and Designers Can Increase Productivity by Fully Embracing the Cloud”

Justin Lipsey, VDC Specialist at SSOE, wrote an article recently featured in the industry-leading publication Engineering News-Record (ENR) titled “In-House Owner Teams and Designers Can Increase Productivity by Fully Embracing the Cloud.” A proponent and early adopter of Autodesk’s BIM 360 platform, Justin discusses the advantages of cloud technology services and its ability to allow project teams to steer the direction, improve protocols, and reap the long-term benefits of closer, more informed collaboration. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group Announces Employee Certifications for Fourth Quarter of Planning Year 2022

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 4, 2022 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, announced today that nine of its employees earned professional certifications during the fourth quarter of SSOE’s 2022 planning year. Attainment of professional licensures and certifications is strongly encouraged at SSOE. The company covers the expense of preparation classes and exam fees as well as provides paid time off to take the exam. As an added incentive, once an employee has passed an exam, they are awarded a recognition bonus. ­­­­ Continue Reading →

Medical Construction and Design Article: “Beneath the Surface”

Amy Cope, IIDA, RID, EDAC, NCIDQ, CHID, Certified Healthcare Interior Designer and Section Manager, and Jennifer Hrosko, IIDA, NCIDQ, CHID, Certified Healthcare Interior Designer, recently co-authored an article featured in Medical Construction & Design. In the article, Amy and Jennifer examine the evolution of surface, materials, and furnishings in response to infectious diseases. Continue Reading →

ENR Magazine Article: “Top 500 Design Firms: Designing for the New Normal”

Matthew Oberts, PE, LEED AP, Strategic Business Unit Manager, Automotive and Manufacturing Facilities, Senior Vice President at SSOE, was featured in ENR’s May 2021 cover story, “Designing for the New Normal”. This article highlights how ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms spent 2020 adapting to a pandemic. Matt’s commentary focuses on the significant number of new employees SSOE added throughout last year and the innovative ways that management is getting to know these new individuals. He goes on to discuss the technology enhancements made by SSOE in 2020 that allow for greater collaboration with partners and owners anywhere, including in the field. Continue Reading →