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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a live-streamed podcast broadcast 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. Listen live every Tuesday at 1PM ET or hear all of our previous episodes right here or on iTunes.

This Week's Episode

S7-E17: Two Mega-Member Chambers of Commerce Speak Up on Manufacturing Talk Radio

Listen NOW! - Hear from two leading Chambers of Commerce, the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce headed by Cris Young with over 200,000 members, and the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce led by Margot Dorfman with over 500,000 members, as they discuss the respective missions of their organizations as advocates of small businesses across the country, and women as employees, management and entrepreneurs. Learn about two reports issued by the USWCC bursting with information for women about their roles and challenges in today's business world, and over a dozen upcoming events that women can tap into to improve their company's position in business and industry. It's a power-packed hour of pertinent podcast content.

Last Week's Episode

S7-E16: Economic ViewPoint: 3 Continents, 28 Countries, Manufacturing Economies

Learn what is happening in manufacturing from East to West, across 3 continents and 28 countries, from China through the U.S., past the UK and into the EU. Is the global manufacturing economy going to sputter on for months, pick up or peter out? With some signs of weakness and other signs of strength, it is difficult to plan and confusing to comprehend. Tune in as Manufacturing Talk Radio show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady either add to the confusion or clear the air in discussions with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist from NAM, and Senior Correspondents Chong Wang from China and Royce Lowe from Europe.
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Featured Guest

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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