SSOE Ranked Top 5 International Semiconductor Design Firm by ENR

TOLEDO, Ohio, January 30, 2019 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that it has been ranked fifth by Engineering News-Record (ENR) in their 2018 Top International Semiconductor Design Firm rankings. The rankings were released in the December edition of ENR’s Top Global Sourcebook and are based on revenue. SSOE was ranked the #2 Top Semiconductor Design Firm in the U.S. by ENR in a previous issue.

In 2017, SSOE was awarded their first semiconductor project in China, leveraging the firm’s deep expertise and long history of semiconductor work in the U.S. Since, SSOE’s portfolio of work has expanded in the region including some of the largest semiconductor projects in China, providing PCM project delivery, owner’s representative services, and on-site field support. Recently, a project team, of which SSOE is a member, celebrated an exceptional safety milestone of 5 million injury-free working hours at a new semiconductor manufacturing facility, making innovative use of BIM 360 Field to significantly enhance communication across cultures.

Clem Wood, Vice President and Operations Manager stated, “SSOE is elated to be ranked among the top semiconductor design firms internationally. This ranking speaks to the growth we’ve seen in the last year. One key to our continued success is our ability to prove our value to clients by documenting the savings our services return to them in construction costs. On one recent project, those savings were equal to 700% of our $1 million fee (USD).”

SSOE’s 2018 ENR Global Sourcebook rankings are as follows:

  • #5 – Top International Semiconductor Design Firm
  • #20 – Top International Manufacturing Design Firm
  • #50 – International Industrial Process Design Firm
  • #204 – Top 224 International Design Firm

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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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