SSOE Group to Exhibit at the 2012 AEP Boiler Reliability Optimization (BRO) Forum

Columbus, Ohio, July 12, 2012 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, will have power industry experts on hand at American Electrical Power’s (AEP) BRO Forum on August 6-9, 2012. This event is scheduled to take place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Ohio. Celebrating its 11th year, the forum is an annual invitation-only event that brings together AEP employees, utility company guests, and the top industry suppliers to network and learn about new technologies and process improvements for Boiler Reliability Optimization (BRO).

SSOE representatives, Mike Hickman, Ron Lutwen, and Alan Lynch, PE, PMP, will attend the event to showcase the firm’s broad range of services and experience in the power industry. “Year after year we look forward to showcasing our knowledge and capabilities in regards to power plant efficiency at this event. It is an honor to be invited by AEP to take part in this important forum. The information and education gained is invaluable to our business,” said Ron Lutwen, Manager of SSOE’s Power Division.

SSOE’s power team has worked on numerous projects for AEP over the past 15 years, and is experienced in industrial boiler operations, EPA regulations, as well as alternative energy and energy efficiency initiatives. SSOE is ranked 1st nationally among Green Industrial and Manufacturing Design firms by ENR, 2011.

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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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