month : 04/2017 37 results

Manufacturing Talk Radio Attending ISM 2017

Visit us at booth #238 This year Manufacturing Talk Radio is honored to announce that we will be attending the ISM 2017 conference. Conducting interviews with some of the best and brightest minds from throughout the industry to hear their thoughts on the current state of the industry and where it is going to go from here. Nearly every industry is facing some sort of disruption due to technology or innovative processes and the supply chain isn’t immune. Understanding how the industry is ...

Weekly Wrap Up for April 28th, 2017

Manufacturing Talk Radio continues to interview expert guests whose companies provide tangible solutions to everyday manufacturing issues. This week, show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Andrea Olson, CEO of Prag’madik a firm that help manufacturers identify opportunities to improve and expand their marketing reach through a pragmatic approach to brand building and brand differentiation, even with a commodity product. Also hear from Scott Haller, Senior Vice President and Chief ...

Hannover Messe 2017: The Future of Manufacturing

Hannover Messe is almost over and companies are showing off their latest innovations in industrial technology. The big names in manufacturing technology came together to show some of the amazing tech ready to move the industry forward. The list of companies attending the event is long but include BMW, Festo and Intel. The event started on April 24th and with April 28th being the final day, there is still one more day for companies to unveil new technology. The copious amount of new ...

UPDATE: New Executive Order Takes Aim At NAFTA: What You Need To Know

- New details emerge overnight in regard to President Trumps stance on NAFTA UPDATE: Early Thursday morning president Trump sent out tweets telling the world he received calls from the President of Mexico and Prime Minister of Canada. The discussion focused on the renegotiation of NAFTA rather than the termination of the deal. President Trump agreed to discuss negotiations but followed up by saying “if we do not reach a fair deal for all, we will then terminate NAFTA.” The news broke ...

3 Organizations Breaking Barriers in Manufacturing: Closing The Gender Gap

The manufacturing industry is becoming more diverse by the day. However there is still much work to be done. According to a recent study published by Deloitte, women make up 47% of the US labor force but only 29% of the manufacturing workforce. Even though women held more than half of all US managerial and professional positions in 2016, there’s still a disconnect between the women and the manufacturing industry. This issue is holding the industry back from reaching its true potential. ...

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Manufacturing Talk Radio continues to interview expert guests whose companies provide tangible solutions to everyday manufacturing issues. This week, show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Andrea Olson, CEO of Prag’madik a firm that help manufacturers identify opportunities to improve and expand their marketing reach through a pragmatic approach to brand building and brand differentiation, even with a commodity product.  Also hear from Scott Haller, Senior Vice President and Chief ...

Kitty Hawk Flyer: Making Science Fiction a Reality

If you looked over Clear Lake in Silicon Valley recently, a strange sight was there to greet you. A man riding a flying vehicle was making his way across the lake which is located only 100 miles from San Francisco. Developed by a company known as, Kitty Hawk, this flying car looks like something right out of a science-fiction movie. Featuring a single seat and weighing in at 220 pounds, the vehicle is powered by 8 battery operated propellers. According to reports, the car is as loud as it is ...

Manufacturing Safety: OSHA Breaks Their Silence

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration breaks their silence with a press release reporting workplace safety violations for the first time since before the January inauguration. The agency released information on penalties against a Boston manufacturer, fines reached nearly $1.5 million. The current administration has been extremely vocal about their commitment to bolstering American manufacturers and many wondered if this included the dismantling of OSHA. Now that OSHA is once again ...

A Closer Look At The U.S. Oil Industry: What It Means For Manufacturing

The Oil industry has been on everybody's minds for the past few years. From terrifying lows to unexpected cooperation from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), no one really know’s what the future may hold. With the commodity facing its first weekly loss in a month, many are wondering what could be the cause. Furthermore, manufacturers are curious to see if this price drop will have an impact on their business after high prices helped revitalized many businesses in the ...

Weekly Wrap Up for April 21st, 2017

Senior International Correspondents Chad Moutray, Norbert Ore, Chong Wang and Royce Lowe join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the continuing upbeat economic reports around the world, although some pockets show some weakness that may be only temporary. Tune in to hear if your supply chain or customer base might be affected positively or negatively within the U.S. economy or a shift in Europe, Asia, South America, Latin American or Canada and stay ahead of the ebb and flow of the ...