Welcome to Manufacturing Talk Radio

Here you will find over 370 podcasts about the manufacturing sector covering all aspects of Industry 4.0 downloaded over 1 million times as of October 11, 2019 as Manufacturing Talk Radio expands into its 5th broadcast year. The show covers many aspects of advanced technology, additive manufacturing, augmented reality, cloud and cybersecurity, 3-D simulation and rapid prototyping, the IIoT, big data analytics, and global supply chains for their individual and overall impact of this keystone industry. New episodes air every Tuesday.

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Weekly Wrap Up For November 15th, 2019

One Of America’s Largest Solar Manufacturers Changes Direction SunPower Corp, one of the largest manufacturers of solar panels has spun ...
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Splar panels

One Of America’s Largest Solar Manufacturers Changes Direction

SunPower Corp, one of the largest manufacturers of solar panels has spun off its manufacturing business to focus on roof-top ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For November 8th, 2019

Dr. Chris Kuehl, a managing partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence and chief economist for several non-profit organizations including the FMA ...
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Trade Tariffs

Possible End To The Trump Tariffs In Sight

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that U.S. and Chinese officials are close to rolling back some tariffs in the ...
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Medical Manufacturing Company To Build 3D Printing Plant In Buffalo, New York

Thinking Robot Studios Inc., a privately held medtech company based in Buffalo, New York, has received permission to build an ...
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Musk solar

Elon Musk Makes Big Claims For Tesla’s Solar Division

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla was able to turn around its solar company last quarter and the CEO, Elon Musk, says ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For November 1st, 2019

Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of Thomas (thomasnet.com) joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss three major trends ...
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Crew Dragon

SpaceX Tests New SuperDraco Engines

In recent years NASA has made it clear that the private development of American-built crewed space vehicles is a very ...
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Yamaha Cancels Plans To Manufacture Concept Cars Unveiled At Past Tokyo Motor Shows

The biennial Tokyo Motor Show is just around the corner, but don’t expect Yamaha to introduce any new designs at ...
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Blue Origin

Blue Origin and Other Major Aerospace Companies Join NASA’s Artemis Program

Some of the biggest names across the aerospace industry are joining forces with the founder of Amazon and Blue Origin, ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For October 18th, 2019

The Credit Manager’s Index is showing more negative signs than positive as uncertainty in the manufacturing industry increases across all ...
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Nuclear plant

Researchers Utilize 3D Printing To Help Recycle Nuclear Waste

As time goes on and the technology becomes more sophisticated, people are finding numerous applications for 3D printing. From food ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For October 11th, 2019

Tom Cutler is CEO of T.R. Cutler Inc, a manufacturing journalist who is quite vocal that there are too many ...
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737 Max

American Airlines Pushes 737 MAX Flights Into January 2020

American Airlines is pushing back its schedule for flights of the 737 MAX through January 15th, 2020. The company announced ...
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GM Strike

Strike at GM Delays Next Gen Corvette

Despite being nearly sold out, the new, mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette may not make it to showrooms as expected as ...
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Manufacturing Day Events Continue With Help From The Manufacturing Institute

Manufacturing Day officially takes place on the first Friday of October, but the Manufacturing Institute, the education, and workforce arm ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For October 4th, 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for September 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim ...
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American factory

American Factories Hurt By Tariffs

As the trade war grinds on, and the tariffs pile up, American manufacturers and the American economy both suffer. As ...
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GM Strike

GM Strikes Continues With No End In Sight

As the strike enters its third week, little has been accomplished between the UAW and General Motors. The strike, which ...
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Weekly Wrap Up For September 27th, 2019

Lou Rassey is CEO of Fast Radius, a manufacturing lighthouse known as a smart factory. Need some clarity of that? ...
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