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Finding America’s Greatest Champion

Letter From CHAMPION Now Founder Terry M. Iverson "As a business owner serving the manufacturing community, I believe there is nothing more important than the young people of this country. The manufacturing industry relies on the next generation of skilled workers, managers, and entrepreneurs to lead this country into a prosperous future. CHAMPION Now exists to change the image of manufac...

Blueprint Launches Additive Manufacturing Enablement Program

Blueprint, an additive manufacturing consultancy owned by Stratasys, has launched a brand new technology enablement program called “Think Additively,” to help businesses understand and embrace 3d printing technology throughout their organization. The program is intended to go past technical Design for Additive Manufacturing training to help companies achieve larger transformation goals such ...

Weekly Wrap Up For September 6th, 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for August 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On Business and this month’s PMI. Don’t miss this in-depth, exclusive interview available only on Manufacturing Talk Radio.  According to the comments in the ISM’s Manufactu...

Dow Drops As Trump Announces More New Tariffs

Following the announcement of new tariffs of $110 billion on Chinese imports, Dow Jones futures dropped sharply at the opening bell, sinking 0.9% vs. fair value. S&P 500 futures lost 0.85%. Nasdaq 100 futures dropped 1%. The Treasury yield curve is inverted by about 1 basis point. Last week the Treasury yield was inverted by about 6 basis points. The new tariffs will charge a 15% tax on ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 30th, 2019

Rosemary Coates is Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, President of Blue SIlk Consulting and an Amazon.com best selling author well known for her knowledge in the supply chain arena. She joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the trade wars and its impact on businesses across America. County College of Morris Students Benefit from Strong Apprenticeships Four ...

Former Google Engineer Charged with Stealing Self-driving Car Secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a criminal indictment against Anthony Levandowski, a former Google engineer. The indictment charges Levandowski with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets. In a press conference on Tuesday in San Jose, California, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictment which alleges Levandowski illegally downloaded thousands of files ...

NASA Awards $621 Million Contract to Aerospace Corp.

The Aerospace Corp. has won a $621 million contract from NASA that will be paid to the company over the next nine years. The contract was given to the company for engineering, evaluation, and testing support. Under this new contract for the NASA-wide Specialized Engineering, Evaluation and Test Services (NSEETS) program, Aerospace Corp. will lend support including staff, advanced systems ...

County College of Morris Students Benefit from Strong Apprenticeships

Working with the German American Chamber of Commerce to Enhance Student Success RANDOLPH, NJ – Four students from County College of Morris (CCM) signed apprenticeship agreements in advanced manufacturing on August 22 in front of a capacity-filled crowd of industry, educational and political leaders, including New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The signing, which took place at Montclair State ...

Weekly Wrap Up For August 23, 2019

Global manufacturing is in a slump. Will it result in the end to the longest economic boom in America’s history, or several months of sub-par GDP growth where manufacturing hunkers down and waits for the tea leaves to reveal the future? Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they query Norbert Ore, Director of Industry surveys for Strategas Research Partners, who follows 18 Purchasing ...