Giving clients more for their money through innovative software

In our latest newsletter, we are highlighting the outstanding performance of Jonathan Bolbach and Mark LaBell, winners of SSOE’s Founder’s Award. Their accomplishment — developing the AutoNavis software application — met two of the award’s key criteria: delivering exceptional value to clients by saving them time, trouble, and money and implementing an innovation that leads to improved processes and quality. Read more

Food Engineering Article: “Protecting against physical violence”

Evan Baker, Data / Fire / Security (DFS) Manager and Senior Associate at SSOE Group, was recently featured in this Food Engineering magazine article. Addressing physical violence in the workplace is a growing priority for all, including food manufacturers, as workplace disasters continue to occur. This article discusses how a building’s design can incorporate many features to detect and keep out threatening people, as well as technology to analyze surveillance footage—freeing up security guards to focus on problem-solving and investigation. Read more

Reliable Plant Magazine Article: “The Value of an Arc Flash Study”

Ed McConnell, PE, Master Engineer and Senior Associate at SSOE, recently authored an article in Reliable Plant magazine. In the article, Ed takes an in-depth look at the increasing importance of considering an arc flash study in the beginning stages of a project. With an early decision, firms can properly price out a bid that accounts for the time and cost of the complex process. Read more

ENR Article: “Quality Control, Support Key to Maximizing the Value of Laser Scanning”

SSOE’s Mark LaBell, Senior Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Technical Leader, recently authored an article in Engineering News-Record (ENR). Laser scanning is among the world’s most cutting-edge technologies and is starting to become adopted universally. This article discusses how leaders must tweak their current quality assurance / quality control processes to make laser scanning a successful tool for their business. Read more

ENR Article: “Design Professionals Must Embrace VDC to Improve Their Profession and Projects”

John Gill, PE, PMP, LEED AP, SSOE’s Director of VDC, was recently published in Engineering News-Record (ENR) discussing the topic of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC). Gill has over 20 years of industry experience and was responsible for the implementation of SSOE’s VDC program. He writes on the many strengths the VDC framework has to offer our industry, and offers some tips for implementing a solid foundation on your next project. Read more

SSOE Group Selected to Provide Planning, Design, and Owner Representative Services for GEDIA’s Greenfield Manufacturing Facility in the Southeast

TOLEDO, Ohio, August 25, 2020 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is proud to announce that they have been selected to provide planning, design, and owner representative services to GEDIA Automotive Group for a new advanced manufacturing facility in Dalton, Georgia. Read more

SSOE Joins Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) as Corporate Member

ATLANTA, Georgia, May 1, 2020 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, is excited to share that they have been invited to join the Transatlantic Business and Investment Council (TBIC) as a Corporate Member. Read more

SSOE BIM Experts to Present at Autodesk University Las Vegas 2019

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 30, 2019 – SSOE Group (, a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management, announced today that Mark LaBell Jr., Senior VDC Technical Leader has been selected to speak at Autodesk University (AU) Las Vegas 2019. SSOE’s Charles Berteaux IV, AAE, ACP, BIM / VDC Department Manager and Justin Lipsey, Project VDC / BIM Specialist will bring their reality capture expertise to act as lab assistants during the first session. The event will be held November 19 – 21, 2019 at the Venetian Hotel. Read more