SSOE Group Ranked Second Largest Food Processing Design Firm in U.S.

July 29, 2010 -SSOE Group (, an international engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today it has been ranked the second largest food processing design firm in the United States by Engineering News Record (ENR), the industry’s premier news publication. The new ranking reflects an increase of two spots over 2009. For five years running, SSOE has generated the largest revenue increase of any food design firm, and in the last three years, no other firms have advanced in the Top Food Processing Design Firms ranking.

“Year after year, we attribute our success to our client focused philosophy and Value Promise,” said Mike Murphy, Food Division Manager and Vice President. “We focus on savings opportunities that align with our client’s goals and business objectives. As a result, last year we were able to save our clients 80% of our revenue, nearly $18 million, in the form of documented project savings.”

SSOE works with the world’s major food manufacturers including Abbott, Campbell’s, ConAgra, Hershey, Kellogg’s, Ralston, and Smucker’s. Their projects include design, procurement, and construction management for new and renovated facilities as well as new, expanded, modified, and enhanced process and packaging lines.

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About SSOE Group

As an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, SSOE is known for delivering unparalleled client value that advances the AEC industry. They have been named a “Great Workplace” (Great Place to Work®) and one of the “Best AEC Firms to Work For” (BD+C).

Over the company’s 75-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to high-tech and general manufacturing clients in the semiconductor, automotive, battery, food, chemical, and glass industries. SSOE also provides forward-thinking design across healthcare and general building sectors such as corporate workplace, education, and judicial—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

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