Food Engineering Article: “Expectations for conveniently packaged specialty pet food create challenges”

Food Engineering Article: “Expectations for conveniently packaged specialty pet food create challenges”
Ed Gerken, PMP, LEED AP, and Sam Thurber, PMP, both senior project managers at SSOE Group, were recently featured in an article in Food Engineering Magazine. With people treating their pets as members of the family, pet food manufacturers find they have to produce pet food as though it were human food, which—combined with food safety regulations—creates a lot of pressure to stay competitive. In this article Ed and Sam, as well as other industry professionals, discuss how the growth of consumer demands and regulations, is modernizing pet food operations. Continue Reading →

Medical Construction and Design Article: “Furnishing Comfort, Convenience, and Durability”

Medical Construction and Design Article: “Furnishing Comfort, Convenience, and Durability”
Jen Hrosko, IIDA, NCIDQ, CHID, Senior Interior Designer at SSOE Group, recently authored an article in Medical Construction and Design which explains how the future of healthcare design is changing to keep up with modern trends. Waiting and patient room designs are now being focused on the demand for more comfortable and multifunctional furnishings that invite the feeling of home. Continue Reading →

Chemical Processing Article: “Help Executives Make the Right Project Decisions”

Chemical Processing Article: “Help Executives Make the Right Project Decisions”
Eric Hopkins, PE, Senior Chemical Process Engineer at SSOE Group, recently authored an article in Chemical Processing where he explains how sound decision making is the key to a successful business. He writes that fact-finding and extensive preplanning before the detailed project planning phase will assist in this process. With over 25 years of experience leading and executing industrial process projects around the world, Eric’s broad technical background all Continue Reading →

Forbes Article: “Lucid Motors Begins Construction of Electric Vehicle Factory In Arizona”

Forbes Article: “Lucid Motors Begins Construction of Electric Vehicle Factory In Arizona”
Lucid Motors recently broke ground on the first phase of its new manufacturing plant in Casa Grande, Arizona. SSOE Group joined their client at the celebration along with their contracting partner, Walbridge. SSOE will serve as the architect and engineer of record for the 820,000 SF facility, currently designing Phase I of the four-phase master plan that includes a body shop and paint shop with general assembly, as well as a central utility building and auxiliary buildings for production of the Lucid Air, a luxury electric car with 400-mile range battery. Click here to read Lucid Motors' official press release. Additionally, this exciting project was featured in Forbes. Read that article here. Continue Reading →

Plant Engineering Article: “Three strategies to optimize project satisfaction”

Plant Engineering Article: “Three strategies to optimize project satisfaction”
Corey Zachel, PE, LEED AP, BD+C, Department Manager at SSOE Group, recently authored an article in Plant Engineering Magazine which explains how transparent communication, collaboration, and clear design intent are essential to guarantee successful integrated project delivery. Continue Reading →