Army Corps of Engineers Releases New BIM Deliverable Standards with the Help of SSOE Group

Toledo, Ohio, October 31, 2012 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, is proud to announce that two of its BIM/CAD experts played a significant role in the development of newly released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) project deliverable standards for BIM applications. Lauren Collier, Associate AIA and John Eddy, PE were appointed to the USACE BIM Advisory committee in January 2012.

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Building Design + Construction Magazine: “Electronic Power Tool Builds Project Transparency”

SSOE is mentioned in this article by Building Design + Construction magazine discussing ways for building teams to utilize new online tools for complex project document management. SSOE and partners employed relatively new collaboration software Read more

Join SSOE Group and Donate to Hurricane Sandy Response Efforts

We are saddened by the loss of life and destruction of property wrought by the devastating hurricane and subsequent flooding up and down the eastern seaboard last week.

We share the shock and grief of those who were touched by these storms, and also share the desire to help. The immediate response by the American Red Cross and its partners to provide relief efforts is commendable and SSOE is contributing to assist their vital work. Please join SSOE Group and our employees in helping the survivors who have lost their homes and loved ones. Please give today by visiting the Red Cross website.

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UT News: New Pavilion Honoring Alumni Unveiled Sept. 13 with the Help of SSOE

SSOE Group has made an in-kind contribution to donate the architectural design along with all engineering for the new University of Toledo (UT) pavilion and entry complex Read more

SSOE Group Names Two New Outside Directors to Board

TOLEDO, Ohio, August 29, 2012 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today the selection of two new outside directors to its board. Both individuals were selected by shareholders for their unique industry perspective and diverse backgrounds that align with the company’s core markets and future growth objectives.

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Gillespie and Otte of SSOE to Present at the 2012 HEALTHCARE DESIGN Conference to be held in Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona, July 25, 2012 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that David Gillespie, AIA, LEED AP and Jim Otte, NICET IV, Data / Fire / Security Specialist, both of SSOE, have been selected to co-present at the 2012 HEALTHCARE DESIGN Conference taking place November 3-6, 2012 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The presentation titled, “The Remote Control Hospital: The Future of Healthcare in the Age of Robotic Medicine” is focused on future considerations for telecommunications, robotics, and imaging. Attendees will learn about advancements in tele-medicine and remote control surgery and the impact these increasingly popular technologies have on healthcare planning and facility design. Gillespie and Otte will take a closer look at the design requirements healthcare facilities need to consider in order to support remote control technology.

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SSOE Group Recognized for “Best Public / Private Partnership” in 2012 Ohio Heritage Awards

Toledo, OH, July 10, 2012 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, is proud to announce that their Jesup W. Scott High School Renovation project has been awarded Heritage Ohio’s annual award for Best Public / Private Partnership. The award recognizes “top achievements in preservation and revitalization” across Ohio communities.

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SSOE Group and Fuqua & Partners Designed Dynetics Solutions Complex Celebrates Grand Opening

Huntsville, AL, June 21, 2012 – CRS Engineering, a division of SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, along with their partner, Fuqua & Partners Architects, announce the grand opening of Dynetics’ 226,500 SF high-tech prototyping facility located in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Business Without Borders

The Global Economy:

The More Things Change, The More Things Change

The Global EconomyChallenging. Competitive. Rich with opportunities. From where we sit as a global provider of EPCM services, those words sum up the world’s current economic landscape. Our management team, like yours, studies information on economic trends and their affect on the production of goods and provision of services worldwide. Our expansion plans are all about being wherever our clients want to be. READ MORE

Making The Right Moves:

Can Your Next Project be a Competitive Advantage?

Making the Right MovesWhether our clients decide to further expand within their home country or break new ground across the globe, increasingly the projects have tight schedules. The most obvious reason is the faster the products can be manufactured, the sooner they can generate revenue. Once the decision is made to develop the facility, time becomes a key factor. As the completion date draws near, every week is measured by production gained or lost. If the facility is to be developed in an unfamiliar location, working with a company that lacks global experience invites delays and missteps. READ MORE

Getting It Right From The Start:

Site Selection Far from Home

Getting it right from the start“It’s a small world after all” is proving more and more true – except when selecting a site for a new location across the globe. When a company is faced with finding a site for a new facility thousands of miles and several cultures removed from “home,” the distance factor can seem insurmountable. SSOE’s site selection services neutralize the difficulties this challenge poses. READ MORE

Site Selection Magazine: “Growth Curves”

Volkswagen’s new Chattanooga, Tennessee automotive manufacturing campus is featured in Site Selection Magazine’s May 2012 issue. SSOE Group’s Brian Spencer, PE and Louise Schlatter, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C discuss the integration of LEED principles into the design of the 2.7 million SF facility. Read more

SSOE Group Welcomes Richard Fosgitt, Net Zero Energy Program Manager

Midland, Michigan, May 07, 2012 – SSOE Group (, an international architectural, engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, welcomes Richard Fosgitt, PE as a Program Manager and newest addition to its project and construction management group. Fosgitt will be based out of SSOE’s Midland, Michigan office.

Fosgitt will lead the implementation of Net Zero Energy (NZE) initiatives for Federal Government clients. In this role, Richard will work closely with SSOE’s Director of Federal Programs, Mike Duffey and SSOE’s energy consulting group. Duffey stated, “SSOE is focused on delivering comprehensive, value-added services in support of the DoD and other Federal Agencies’ energy objectives. Richard’s solid program management and energy expertise along with his leadership will further enhance our team’s capability and contribute to an overall mission accomplishment for our clients.” Read more

SSOE Group Experts to Present at “Oracle Collaborate” 2012 Conference

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 19, 2012– SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that two of their project controls experts will present at the Oracle Collaborate Technology and Applications Forum, April 22-26, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Architect Magazine: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles – The next generation of automobiles begins with the design of the factory”

SSOE Group is featured in Architect Magazine’s February 2012 issue. This article highlights the design and construction management SSOE performed for Volkswagen’s new automotive assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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SSOE and Volkswagen accept 2011 Tennessee Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award for Building Green

Nashville, Tennessee, August 25, 2011 – SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that it along with leaders from Volkwagen Group of America’s Chattanooga Operations accepted the 2011 Tennessee Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award for Building Green at the awards ceremony held in Nashville,Tennessee on August 12th. Read more

SSOE Group to Exhibit at the AEP Boiler Reliability Optimization (BRO) Forum

Columbus, Ohio, July 18, 2011 – SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, will have experts on hand at the American Electrical Power’s BRO Forum on August 8-11, 2011. This event will take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Celebrating its 10th year, the forum brings AEP employees and vendors together to discuss new boiler technologies and process improvements.

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SSOE Group, international EPCM firm, Awarded National Export Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce

TOLEDO, Ohio, October 6, 2010 – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) firm, yesterday to present the firm with an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

According to Brown, “When it comes to exports, most people think about the manufacturing of goods—which is critical to Ohio’s economic health. But we can’t afford to overlook the export of services, which is exactly SSOE specializes in—and why they’ve been recognized as a model for exporters.”

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SSOE Group Named Large Exporter of the Year by Ohio Governor

September 23, 2010, Toledo, Ohio– SSOE Group (, a global EPCM firm, was recognized for its success in the global marketplace by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and Ohio Department of Development Director Lisa Patt-McDaniel at a luncheon held in Columbus yesterday. SSOE was named the “Large Exporter of the Year.” In total, 20 Ohio companies were presented with the Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award (“E”Award). This is SSOE’s third time being an “E” award recipient; they also received this honor in 2002 as well as 2006. The Governor’s Excellence in Exporting Award annually recognizes Ohio companies that have increased sales and Ohio-based employment as a result of export activity, or have implemented a strategy to expand international sales.

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SSOE Group’s Russ Kinner Receives IEEE Award

Phoenix, Arizona,March 05, 2010 – Russ Kinner of SSOE Group, a global architecture, engineering, and construction management firm, was recently awarded a Special Chair Award for Section Support by the Phoenix Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc. (IEEE). The award was presented to Russ during the organization’s annual awards banquet held on February 13, 2010 in Phoenix, AZ. This award recognizes individuals or organizations for activities that support the goals of the Section, such as public service. The award also recognizes current section officers for their contributions for advancement of the section. In making the announcement, IEEE cited Russ’s outstanding support of the Phoenix section’s publicity efforts, which helped bolster the organization’s work in advancing technology, as well as contributions to the profession and the community.

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SSOE Ranked by Inc. Magazine Among Fastest Growing Private Firms in the U.S

TOLEDO, OHIO October 7, 2009 – SSOE, one of the largest architectural / engineering and construction management firms, announced today it was recently ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. This ranking was based on revenue figures from 2005 to 2008.

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NBC affiliate WNWO story “SSOE shines light on solar power, environment”

In his Green Report, reporter Michael Schlesinger highlights SSOE’s efforts in alternative energy. SSOE’s Jerry Carter, Business Leader of Sustainable and Renewable Solutions; Tim Bolbach, PE, Master Engineer; and Glen Blohm, CFM, Facility Manager are interviewed. Read more

In Praise of the Innovative Enterprise

“This is a phenomenal enterprise,” began Ohio Governor Bob Taft at a press conference at SSOE’s headquarters on July 18. “There is more work getting done here more quietly then anyplace in the entire state of Ohio. What this company does is incredible and it is a great success story. [SSOE] is a company that is investing and growing and expanding here and has an impact world wide. In fact, just this year I was very proud to present SSOE an “E” Award for Excellence in Exporting for the second time. They come with me on my trade missions. They are operating in China and Europe; they are operating in Mexico. They are truly a global enterprise.”

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