September 22, 2022

Modernizing Mfg. sector critical to staying competitive – digitizing and improving processes through cloud migration, data optimization and harnessing AI – a high priority

FT. LAUDERDALE/MIAMI/TORONTO – Adastra North America (Adastra), a worldwide leader in transforming businesses with cutting-edge big data, cloud, governance, and AI solutions, announced a new partnership with the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA).

“We are excited to be working with association leadership and members to promote big data solutions with the power of AI that make a tremendous difference on the shop floor and beyond,” Darren Edery, CEO Adastra North America. 

Adastra and the SFMA have plans to educate members on how to improve operations and their supply chain to compete with offshore competitors. A variety of seminars and webinars will be conducted. 

“We are excited to partner with an organization like Adastra with the experience and track-record of working with manufacturers in diverse industries such as automotive, healthcare, pharmaceuticals”, said Roberto Plazola, president, SFMA. 

Adastra recently opened its South Florida office at the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, a public-private partnership between Nova Southeastern University and Broward County acting as an economic and education development engine for the area. 

Adastra North America transforms businesses into digital leaders. Since 2000, Adastra has been helping global organizations accelerate innovation, improve operational excellence, and create unforgettable customer experiences, all with the power of their data. By providing cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud, Digital and Governance services and solutions, Adastra helps enterprises leverage data that they can control and trust, connecting them to their customers – and their customers to the world. Adastra North America has offices in Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, and Miami.

The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has held the distinction of being the #1 resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961—saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking, training and other resources. SFMA is part of FloridaMakes Network, an alliance of Florida’s regional manufacturers associations with the sole mission of strengthening and advancing the state’s economy by improving the competitiveness, productivity, and technological performance of its manufacturing sector. For more information, visit 

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