Triax Technologies and Gilbane Execs to Speak at Industry Forums on How IoT Advances Digital Transformation, Improves Construction Site Safety

Sessions to Provide Case Studies, Best Practices of Spot-r Wearable IoT Technology

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 13, 2018 – Triax Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of technology for the connected jobsite, today announced that its President and COO, Pete Schermerhorn, will join Jason Pelkey, CIO of Gilbane Building Company, to discuss the role of innovative IoT technology in driving industry transformation at the 10th Annual Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) IT Forum. Gilbane utilizes Triax Technologies’ Spot-r system across its jobsites to improve worker safety and productivity.

Triax Technologies will also discuss real-world use cases of Spot-r technology at the Advancing Construction Technology conference in August.

AGC IT Forum

Who: Pete Schermerhorn, President and COO, Triax Technologies, Inc.

Jason Pelkey, Senior Vice President – CIO, Gilbane Building Company

What: “Pilot to Enterprise: How to Make Innovation More than a Buzzword”

Where: Sheraton Grand Chicago

When: Thurs., Aug. 16, 10:40 – 11:40 a.m.

During the “Show Don’t Tell” session, the executives will discuss Gilbane’s platform approach to innovation, including its criteria for evaluating technology – and specifically, Spot-r by Triax. Gilbane aims to be the largest user of Spot-r industry-wide.

Triax will be exhibiting its Spot-r system at Booth 307 during the event.

“Contractors have been grappling with safety and productivity challenges for decades,” said Schermerhorn, “Fortunately, technology is available today to provide critical visibility and data to address these issues. We’re excited to share how leading firms like Gilbane are taking a strategic, innovative approach to IoT and technology adoption to advance safety and gain productivity benefits across their organization.”

Triax will demonstrate how the Spot-r networked sensor technology is being used on construction sites to automate data capture and provide actionable insight to improve safety and efficiency, as part of the “Wearables and Sensor Technology” track at the Advancing Construction Technology conference in Chicago the following week. Triax also will be demonstrating Spot-r’s real-time data and cloud dashboard during the show (Booth 5).

Advancing Construction Technology

Who: Bob Dolan, Strategic Account Manager, Triax Technologies, Inc.

What: “Spot-r by Triax: Using Real-Time Data to Build Safer & Smarter”

Where: Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago

When: Tues., Aug. 21 at 11:30 a.m.

About the AGC and the Annual IT Forum

The Associated General Contractors of America is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, through a nationwide network of chapters. The AGC Forum is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with the theme, “Pillars of Construction Technology: Power of the Past; Force of the Future.”

About Advancing Construction Technology

Advancing Construction Technology is the annual summit dedicated to improving operational productivity, quality and safety. It provides information on how new tools and technologies can be leveraged to transform the way teams function and communicate.

About Triax Technologies

Triax Technologies, Inc. is a Norwalk, Conn.-based technology company that develops and delivers IoT solutions for the construction industry. Its flagship Spot-r system connects workers, equipment and managers through a proprietary, minimal infrastructure network, sensors and a cloud-based dashboard. By providing real-time, data-driven visibility into daily site operations and safety incidents, Spot-r is changing the way construction companies manage resources, information and risk. Triax develops intelligent, actionable solutions that address the complexities of an active jobsite, and helps firms streamline processes and build safer and smarter.




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Triax Technologies and Gilbane Execs to Speak at Industry Forums on How IoT Advances Digital Transformation, Improves Construction Site Safety