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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.

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This Week's Episode

S8-E5: 2 Organizations to Help Manufacturers Make the 21st Century Transition

Jim Wall, Executive Director of NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills talks with Manufacturing Talk Radio about the 52 distinct NIMS skill certifications including stamping, press break, roll forming, laser cutting, machining, tool and die making and other precision metalworking skills for modern manufacturing employees, followed by Russ Green, Executive Vice President and Partner with Godfrey, a B2B marketing communications firm that helps manufacturers convey their story to the right audience in their market.  Listen in as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview these insightful experts and learn how even small and midsize manufacturers can add these resources to their winning team.

Last Week's Episode

S8-E4: New Technology or Old?

LISTEN NOW: EDI: old technology or upgrade technology with Peter Edlund, VP of Di Central. Also new technology - Augmented Reality with Patrick Ryan from Newport News Shipbuilding explains how to inspect the construction of a aircraft carrier in 90 minutes instead of 9 days.
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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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