Jax Tech Powered by SourceFuse: Manufacturing Meets Innovation

  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 17, 2021
  • 90 Jax Tech Members attend “Tech of Manufacturing” on 09 Dec, 2021
  • Guest speakers present trailblazing technology and GIS in the manufacturing
  • Leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs exchange ideas and inspiration

Following this year’s successful return of the Jax Tech Meetup Group networking events, Jax Tech held its last speaking event of 2021 on 09 December at MOSH, Jacksonville, FL. Sponsored and organized by Kelly Dyer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, SourceFuse, this event took a unique look at the technology used in manufacturing. It explored the use of advanced geographic information systems (GIS) data, the latest in automation software in modern facilities, and considered leveraging tech for outer space.

Featured Speakers

Andrew Rush, President and COO, Redwire Space, shared his recent experience of deploying solar panels to the international space station and his ongoing innovative projects in and around the Jax region. Committed to tackling the toughest manufacturing challenges, he described one such project, looking at how to build larger solar panels in space and deploy scientific payloads to experiment in zero gravity. 

Nathan Fabrick, VP of Corporate Development, National Land Realty takes the approach that advanced manufacturing technology starts with site selection. He examined how to leverage advanced GIS data, filters, layers, and predictive analytics to make informed decisions on where to build. Nathan shared his depth of knowledge on how using this combination of data delivers strategic advantages for site selection.

Matthew Chang, Engineering Expert, Chang Industrial, is an expert in the how, what, and where of industrial automation, and posed the question: how can Jacksonville adopt more cutting-edge manufacturing and industrial automation? He shared his extensive experiences, from designing the downtown autonomous vehicle corridor to building the pioneering Keurig automated facilities. 

The Jax Tech Group is committed to creating an environment where its members can exchange ideas and inspiration, and hear from leading industry experts. Each event includes the social element, kicking off with networking ‘happy hour’, food and drink, and later on a DJ party to continue networking in a relaxed and entertaining setting.

Jax Tech and SourceFuse will be hosting more inspirational events in 2022 on a whole range of tech-related topics, all featuring exciting guest speakers. Join the Jax Tech Group to be notified about upcoming events and ensure you don’t miss out.

Event sponsors that made this event possible:

  • SourceFuse – Building digital solutions, processes, and products
  • Jax Homes – Finding and selling homes in Jacksonville

About SourceFuse

SourceFuse Inc. is transforming the way today’s most successful companies develop breakthrough roadmaps leveraging cloud-based technologies. A leading AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, SourceFuse delivers Cloud Implementations that boost efficiency, ensure compliance, deliver actionable insights and lower TCO. 

We empower Enterprises with a full spectrum of innovative, digital-first cloud-native solutions. With 16 years of deep domain expertise, commitment to digital innovation and customer success, we offer Modernization Led Cloud Migration, Data & Analytics, DevOps, Cloud Strategy & Managed Cloud Services.  Headquartered in the United States, SourceFuse has regional offices in the UK, Australia and India. To know more, visit our Website and follow us on LinkedIn  and Twitter.

About Jax Tech

Jax Tech is all about innovation and the business of technology in Jacksonville. We are a group of technologists, entrepreneurs, IT professionals, and Jax-area technovators, and meet regularly to learn, share, and collaborate. Each meeting allows for interactive presentations on creative and practical use of technology from Jax businesses and startups, and allows for the exchange of new ideas, meeting fellow innovators, and continuing to expand the overall technology scene here in Jax. Come be inspired with us!

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