SSOE Group Providing Architecture and Engineering Services for Ascend Elements’ Georgia-Based Brownfield Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility

SSOE Group Providing Architecture and Engineering Services for Ascend Elements’ Georgia-Based Brownfield Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Facility
Facility to Become North America’s Largest Battery Recycling Operation COVINGTON, Georgia, September 21, 2022 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked firm with decades of experience delivering projects in the Southeast U.S., is providing architecture, engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning services for Ascend Elements’ 154,000 SF commercial-scale, lithium-ion battery recycling facility. Ascend Elements, a vertically integrated battery recycling and engineered materials company, is investing $43 million into its new Covington, Georgia facility, strategically located near several electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing hubs and lithium-ion battery producers. Continue Reading →

SSOE VDC Experts to Present at Autodesk University 2022

SSOE VDC Experts to Present at Autodesk University 2022
TOLEDO, Ohio, September 12, 2022 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, announced today that six of its VDC experts are presenting at Autodesk University 2022. SSOE’s Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Director, Project Technology; Mark LaBell, Innovation Technology Leader; Josh Churchill, VDC Technical Leader; Claudia Calderón Quintero, Project VDC / BIM Specialist; Louise Schlatter, NCARB, Master Architect; and Patrick Podeyn, Computational VDC Specialist have been selected to speak at this year’s event to be held September 27-29, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in Downtown New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group’s Lauren Collier Promoted to Director of Project Technology

SSOE Group’s Lauren Collier Promoted to Director of Project Technology
TOLEDO, Ohio, August 30, 2022 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce the promotion of Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, to Director of Project Technology. Collier started her career at SSOE more than 15 years ago as an architect in training who transitioned to technology taking on the role of BIM / VDC Technical Specialist. In this position, she specialized in the research and development of current and future architectural software and worked on advancements in BIM technologies. Since joining the firm, she has held positions of increasing responsibility including Technical Leader, BIM / CAD; Section Manager, Design Technology; Section Manager, VDC Global Initiatives; and most recent Department Manager, VDC Global Initiatives before her promotion to Director of Project Technology. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group Recognized as 2022 MEP Giant

SSOE Group Recognized as 2022 MEP Giant
TOLEDO, Ohio, August 25, 2022 – SSOE Group (www.ssoe.com), an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce it has been named one of Consulting-Specifying Engineer’s 2022 MEP Giants. The MEP Giants program lists the top Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP), and fire protection engineering firms in North America based on total MEP design revenue. Named as an MEP Giant by Consulting-Specifying Engineer for over a decade, the firm ranked 23rd this year, up 23 spots from their 2021 ranking. Continue Reading →

SSOE Group to Serve as Architect and Engineer on YKK AP’s New Residential Products Manufacturing Facility in Georgia

SSOE Group to Serve as Architect and Engineer on YKK AP's New Residential Products Manufacturing Facility in Georgia
Added Capacity, Advanced Technology, and Enhanced Work Environments will Position YKK AP and its Employees for Sustainable Growth ATLANTA, Georgia, August 16, 2022 – YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) announced it will invest up to up to $125 million in an expansion that will include a new residential window and door manufacturing facility and additional machinery and equipment in Macon, Georgia. The facility will serve as a model plant for the company’s future North American manufacturing plants, featuring advanced sustainable manufacturing and enhanced work environments for employees. SSOE Group will serve as architects and engineers and JE Dunn Construction will serve as the construction manager for the Macon manufacturing facility. Continue Reading →