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Manufacturing Talk Radio is an Internet radio show broadcast live every Tuesday at 1PM ET.  Show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady engage guests from manufacturers, industry associations, think tanks, and government agencies in conversations about modern manufacturing, industry forecasts, and the latest news stories covering robotics, 3D printing, the Internet of Things, Big Data, Industry 4.0 and other milestone changes happening now.  Shows are stored as podcasts in a reference library for listeners to hear at their convenience.

NAM State of ManufacturingHost Lewis Weiss attended the National Association of Manufacturers’ The State of Manufacturing 2016 event in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Lewis spoke one-on-one with N.A.M President and CEO Jay Timmons at the event. To listen to their discussion plus read Mr. Timmons’ insightful speech on the state of our industry CLICK HERE

Next Week's Show

3D Printing’s Future is Now; Prototypes to Production Runs

Tuesday, February 9, 2015 1-2pm (Eastern) – 3D printing is moving from prototype to production runs with help from innovator, digital manufacturing expert and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of Year recipient Mitch Free and Alan Amling, VP of Global Logistics & Distribution Marketing for United Parcel Service (UPS).  Listen in to hear how entrepreneurial vision has completely transformed 3D printing, the logistics industry and business models worldwide.

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What's the Deal with Manufacturing - Up, Down or Sideways? And the real number is 48.2%

Hear the latest report from Mr. Brad Holcomb, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business® for the January Purchasing Manager's Index PMI®.  Then stay on as Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist with FMA joins us to discuss, with wit and humor, what the Credit Manager's Index indicates along with the near term economic forecast for manufacturing and business across America and around the world.
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FABTECH 2015

HIGHLIGHTS FROM FABTECH 2015

Manufacturing Talk Radio proudly supports FABTECH 2015 by helping spread the messages of 1,500+ exhibiting companies in metal forming, fabricating, welding, finishing and supply chain to 40,000+ attendees gathered at the convention facility in North America. It’s the industry’s largest event, and Manufacturing Talk Radio is there covering…Learn more

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Senior International Correspondent, Prof. Adriana Sanford

Adriana Sanford

Prof. Adriana Sanford

Professor Adriana Sanford, Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. Professor Sanford, who teaches at Arizona State University, discusses several topics that can impact U.S. manufacturers, especially those sourcing raw materials or component parts overseas or in Latin America, as well as companies who have goods assembled offshore or near shore.

Sanford’s area of expertise centers on global security and compliance issues in multinational businesses and cross-border financial transactions, which range from sophisticated money laundering or product counterfeiting schemes to online data privacy and the cultural challenges associated with international expansions. She has worked extensively throughout Latin America, as well as Canada and Europe and was a delegate to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in Santiago, Chile. Sanford assumed a front-line role when she orchestrated meetings between government officials, the Chairman of the Summit, and several US-based Fortune 500 companies. Below is one of Professor Sanford’s recent shows:

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