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Weekly Wrap Up for September 21st, 2018

Manufacturing Talk Radio senior correspondent Norbert Ore discusses 18 surveys he follows in countries across the globe, as well as many regional surveys in the U.S. to get a forward feel for the mood of manufacturing as seen from new orders and the supply chain. Manufacturers can participate in this survey and gain access to two forward-looking reports each month for free as survey respond...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 14th, 2018

Manufacturing Talk Radio welcomes Terry Iverson, president and CEO of Iverson & Company, a machine tool distributorship and precision lathe rebuilder and author of Finding America’s Greatest Champion. This new book challenges us to change the perception of manufacturing, how we view the art of manufacturing, how we view workers who consider themselves craftsmen and how we mentor our ...

Weekly Wrap Up for September 7th, 2018

Manufacturing Talk Radio welcomes Terry Iverson, president and CEO of Iverson & Company, a machine tool distributorship and precision lathe rebuilder and author of Finding America’s Greatest Champion. This new book challenges us to change the perception of manufacturing, how we view the art of manufacturing, how we view workers who consider themselves craftsmen and how we mentor our ...

Researchers Develop a New Way to Harness Solar Energy

With a greater focus being put on finding new sources of renewable energy, many around the world are experimenting with different methods of procuring power. Researchers have recently developed an interesting way of harnessing solar power that involves splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen by adapting the photosynthetic machinery in plants. This new study being led by academics at St John's ...

Autodesk’s Brickbot Learns to Assemble LEGOs on Its Own

It may seem like a trivial task but over the past few years, scientists working in Autodesk’s AI Lab out in San Francisco have been teaching robots to play with toys. This company is also responsible for AutoCAD and other 3D Design software. Researchers have installed advanced artificial intelligence systems into their robot, which they have started to call “Brickbot”, giving it the ...

Toyota and Uber Partner on Self-Driving Technology

Toyota certainly has faith in the future of autonomous vehicles with a new $500 million investment in Uber’s self-driving program. The car manufacturer has also pledged to work closely with their researchers/engineers and provide vehicles for the company to test on. Uber will be retrofitting Toyota Sienna minivans with its autonomous driving technology, which will enter street tests in 2021. ...

Velo3D Reveals Revolutionary Additive Manufacturing Device

A 3D printing startup based in California is touting a new additive manufacturing system that is a potential game-changer for the manufacturing industry. This innovation has been kept under a tight lock and key for the past four years, but Velo3D has recently unveiled the Sapphire System, a metal 3D printer that is able to mass produce components for both the medical and aerospace industries. ...

Women And Manufacturing Host Andrea Olson Publishes Second Book

Olson Reinvents the Customer and the Company Mission Despite what many organizations believe, the customer - not sales - is the key to business growth. Not all customers are those that provide money in exchange for goods or services: in the world of customer centricity, every organization and individual a company engages with is a customer. Upending some of our most fundamental beliefs, ...

Weekly Wrap Up for August 17th, 2018

Today’s guest is Mark Dohnalek, President & CEO of Pivot International, a US-based, global product design, engineering, and manufacturing firm with strengths in industrial design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and software development. In this episode Mr. Dohnalek talks with hosts Lew and Tim about growth through acquisition and how what they are doing at Pivot has ...

Weekly Wrap Up for August 10th, 2018

Host Lew Weiss welcomes Tim Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Business Survey Committee with an unprecedented look inside look at the ISM Manufacturing Report On Business for July 2018. Don’t miss this live report for a deep dive into the report and take a close look at the latest developments through the world of manufacturing. Here Are Some of This Week's ...