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HostsManufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Internet Talk Radio show broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across America. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across America.

Since its launch in 2013, episodes have been downloaded over 1,000,000 times to hear experts from the Institute of Supply Management, ThomasNet (formerly known as the Thomas Register, publisher of the big green buyers guide books ), 
TD Bank, The U.S. Department of Commerce, The Small Business Administration and other industry resources that serve the manufacturing sector.

Every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. EST, hosts Lew and Tim do a deep dive into subjects including the content behind the monthly ISM Purchasing Manager’s Index number, putting the “cool” back in manufacturing, hiring challenges in the industry, financing and funding options for small and mid-size manufacturers, B2B marketing, developing web site content for search engine optimization, reshoring in America, and economic trends important to manufacturers of all sizes across America.

Upcoming shows will include owners of manufacturing businesses, officials from government departments that impact the industry, and other experts with actionable information to help guide listeners from management
to the shop floor.

To learn more about breaking news, trends and forecasts in manufacturing, you can listen live on the day of the show on any computer, tablet or smartphone. If you missed the live broadcast, visit our library of previous shows.

Listeners who register with us will get links to shows, advance notice of upcoming shows, and an opportunity to become 
part of the  conversation. To register to receive information on upcoming shows or to be a guest, send us an email at

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About Our Hosts

Host Tim Grady

Host Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is the Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.




Host Lew Weiss

Host Lew Weiss

Mr. Lew Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has more than 45 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a small business that sells millions of dollars in forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies.