Jackson Industrial Construction is based out of Concord, Michigan, and has amassed more than 70 years of agricultural, industrial, and commercial construction across its leadership team. The firm has recently expanded its investment in Autodesk software to streamline and enhance its existing workflows. Anthony Schrems, Building Information Modeling (BIM) coordinator for Jackson Industrial, will highlight how the firm uses Revit software, Advance Steel detailing software, and Navisworks software in a simplified and optimized process to drive Jackson Industrial's structural steel design and shop fabrication. You will learn the practicalities of software deployment and training and how the company overcame some challenges in developing these processes to take full advantage of its software investment. Some companies are talking the talk about their BIM adoption. Jackson Industrial is walking the walk.
- Understand why Jackson Industrial Construction invested in Autodesk
- Learn how to apply the lessons we learned to your own software deployment
- Learn how to evaluate your current processes to identify any potential areas for optimization
- Learn how to create a workflow that harvests the benefits that Jackson Industrial Construction have achieved
I have over 15 years experience as an architectural/structural drafter.Most of my career has been in the AEC world.I obtain an associates degree in Architectural Technology for a small college in the Saginaw, MI area. I then moved to Hawaii and worked for a few years with a small architectural practice.I was exposed to Revit in 2006 at the firm in Hawaii and was tasked with implementing it as the company's design package.I have since worked for a developer, a full service A/E firm, and an industrial contractor.Currently I am with a young industrial construction company where my primary role is guiding the design phase of various industrial projects from initial concept through construction documents. We have in house design and fabrication. Our main workflow creating our construction documents in Revit and fabrication drawings in Advance Steel.