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ISM 2017: MFG Talk Radio’s Wrap-Up

Today, Wednesday 5/24/17 brings with it the end of ISM 2017. This incredible conference offered incredible insight into the modern supply chain and the complexities the industry faces each day. Bringing together some of the brightest minds, the Institute for Supply Management created an important forum to encourage collaboration between industry professionals. Some of the […]

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Millennials: 3 Ways to Recruit this Talented Workforce

Every manufacturer has heard or struggled with the skills gap. Baby boomers are retiring and these businesses are finding it difficult to attract millennials to fill these and new job openings. To fully embrace this group of potential employees, manufacturers are going to need to update some of their recruitment strategies which should include a […]

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30 Under 30: THOMASNET & ISM Rising Supply Chain Stars

The manufacturing industry is vital for the well-being of the global economy, however without the Supply Chain, manufacturers products would be still be sitting on their doorsteps. The Supply Chain is a critical aspect of the manufacturing industry and this year Manufacturing Talk Radio is attending The Institute for Supply Management’s® ISM 2017 event in […]

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Boeing vs. Bombardier: Canada Cautions The U.S.

On Thursday 5/18/17, the Canadian government warned the United States that they may cancel a $2 billion order for 18 Super Hornet fighter jets from Boeing. This announcement came just after the Trump administration took the first official step to renegotiate NAFTA. However, Canada’s government cited the cause for the cancellation will be directly related […]

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Weekly Recap for May 19th, 2017

Economic conditions around the world are driven on the strong back of manufacturing. In the April/May 2017 Global Outlook, you will hear from industry experts how the U.S. economy and manufacturing is performing, along with manufacturing in Asia, the UK and the EU. Next Week, Manufacturing Talk Radio will be broadcasting from ISM2017 where we […]

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NAFTA Renegotiation: Federal Government Moves Forward

The North American Free Trade Agreement has been making headlines since the U.S. election. President Donald Trump called the trade deal a ‘disaster’ and vowed to address the issues with the agreement. Now, the Trump administration took its first formal step to renegotiate NAFTA which could have an impact on more than $1.2 trillion in […]

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Manufacturing Takes Another Giant Leap Forward: Rapid Liquid Printing

Manufacturers of all kinds have benefited from the rapid advancement in 3D printing technology in so many different ways. From rapid prototyping to end use components, the technology continues to move forward and show even more potential along the way. Now, manufacturers may soon have another incredible piece of technology at their disposal, Rapid Liquid […]

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Europe’s Largest Wind Farm Open For Business: Impact on Manufacturing

Europe just opened the world’s second largest offshore wind farm. With more than 150 turbines and expected to produce about 2.6 TwH of electricity every year, this will be the Netherlands largest offshore wind farm. It’s located in the North Sea, 53 miles north of Groningen, it’s not viewable from shore and the location is […]

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Apple Invests $200 Million in U.S. Glass Manufacturer, Who’s Next on their List?

Apple made headlines earlier this month when the company announced that it would be investing $1 billion into U.S. manufacturing. Only a week later, Apple is already committing some of its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to a U.S. manufacturer. A New York based operation known as Corning Incorporated will be receiving $200 million from the tech […]

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The Latest Developments on U.S. Infrastructure Investment: Saudi Arabia Shows Interest

It is no secret the United States of America has been struggling with outdated infrastructure. This failure to upgrade critical infrastructure throughout the country has weighed heavy on the manufacturing industry and nearly every other industry that relies on dependable roads, bridges and transit systems. The current administration has touted a revised infrastructure plan but […]

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Airlander 10: The Supply Chain Could Be Transformed Forever

The world’s largest aircraft takes to the air once again after it crashed last year in August. The Airlander 10 was developed by Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) and has the potential to revolutionize the supply chain. Able to land on nearly any surface, almost anywhere in the world, Airlander 10 can deliver freight to remote […]

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Weekly Wrap Up for May 12th, 2017

Manufacturing Talk Radio continues to interview unique resources for manufacturers and compile the shows in a library at mfgtalkradio.com. This week, Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with Andrew Scott of G&A Partners, a company that leases employees with Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll and HR Technology skills that companies of almost all sizes can implant […]

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The Kaizen Philosophy: What 5S Can Do For Your Manufacturing Business

In today’s competitive business environment it is important for manufacturers to find new ways of streamlining operations. To do this, industry leaders from around the globe are embracing lean manufacturing strategies. These strategies are centered around the idea of eliminating waste and saving money. This is all done by establishing a business culture focused on […]

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Boeing Halts 737 MAX Test Flights

Boeing is facing headwinds as they were forced to temporarily halt test flights for their new 737 MAX aircraft. This comes just days before the aerospace manufacturer was preparing to make their first 737 MAX delivery to a customer. It is suspected that the temporary hold on test flights was due to engine issues but […]

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The Gig Economy: Aiding in Closing The Manufacturing Skills Gap

Traditional jobs are shifting from a full time structure to a workforce comprised largely of short term contractors and freelancers. With the “gig economy” changing how many view employment, it may be time for the manufacturing industry to embrace this talent pool. Technology has made this easy thanks to businesses tailored for this purpose such […]

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