SSOE Vice President Clem Wood to Present at the Annual SEMI Pacific Northwest Forum in Hillsboro, Oregon: “Era of Internet of Things: A Technology Revolution”

PORTLAND, Oregon, October 10, 2014 – SSOE Group (, a global engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) firm, announced today that SSOE Vice President Clem Wood will present at the annual SEMI Pacific Northwest fall breakfast forum. This year, the event is hosted by SSOE and will be held on Wednesday, October 29th, at SSOE’s office in Hillsboro, Oregon.

“Era of Internet of Things: A Technology Revolution” will explore how the Internet of Things, a growing network of devices and everyday things that use embedded technology to communicate via the internet, will change the face of technology. The forum will feature six speakers who will address wearable devices, healthcare instruments, sensors inside smart products that track data, big data for tracking real-time data, the smart home, and lean technology.

As director of numerous major basebuild and tool installation programs for the semiconductor industry, Wood will share some of SSOE’s latest innovations in lean engineering that are paving the way for faster, more efficient project delivery. “Our approach,” says Wood, “is to leverage today’s technology, such as Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) techniques, to pioneer work approaches that maximize resources and minimize waste.” SEMI is the global industry association serving the manufacturing supply chain for the micro- and nano-electronics industries. SEMI’s annual Pacific Northwest breakfast forum provides valuable industry information and offers a great opportunity to network with colleagues and meet other local industry executives. Early registration at a discounted price is available before October 15, 2014. Students can participate for $15. For more information or to register, visit


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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