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S3-E6 – The FMA’s Economic Forecast for 2015

12/16/2014 Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist, analyst and humorist who gives his unfiltered view of the outlook for 2015.  Dr. Kuehl is a noted economist working with the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International who will present information from the FMA 2015 Annual forecast, the potential impact of the West Coast port situation, onshoring of ...

S3-E5 ISM’s Annual Forecast For 2015

Brad Holcomb, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business and Tony Nieves, Chair of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business present the ISM's annual forecast for 2015. This in-depth analyst, culled from the respondents to the monthly reports of 2014, promises to be a sound and insightful projection of the most likely economic picture for manufacturing and non-manufacturing for 2015.

S3-E4 Can American Manufacturing’s Comeback Be Sustained?

Originally broadcast on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 North America’s manufacturing sector is on an upward trajectory. However, a shortage of young talent, compounded by Baby Boomers’ negative perceptions about Millennials, could impact its continued expansion, according to ThomasNet’s latest Industry Market Barometer® (IMB) research. Guests Karen Norheim of American Crane and Kevin ...

S3-E3 November ISM Report on Business

"The November PMI® registered 58.7%. The report was issued  by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee.  Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in ...

S3-E2 Disruptive Thinking

Manufacturing and Business Across The Country Guest Mike Galiazzo, President of the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland, will present his thoughts on changing the formula on how America competes, not whether or not we can compete. America needs to rethink education, human resources, and how we utilize resources to better benefit manufacturing in the 21st Century without creating more ...

S3-E1: Reshoring Initiative: Bringing Manufacturing Back to America

On our November 18th show, Lew and Tim welcomed Sandy Montalbano from Reshoring initiative. The mission of the Reshoring Initiative is to bring good, well-paying manufacturing jobs back to the United States by assisting companies to more accurately assess their total cost of offshoring, and shift collective thinking from offshoring is cheaper to local reduces the total cost of ownership. Reshor...

S2-E20 LIVE from FabTech 2014

Manufacturing Talk Radio broadcast LIVE from FabTech 2014 in Atlanta Nov. 11th through the 13th. You can hear all of our informative interviews from FabTech 2014 below. Live from Fabtech 2014 Atlanta. Special Guests include Cindi Marsiglio, the U.S. Vice President of Manufacturing at Wal-Mart. Greg Dawson, the sales manager for Nordson Corporations Eastern United States Industrial ...

S2-E19 Institute of Supply Management PMI

Listen to Brad discuss the report in detail with Hosts Lew and Tim. "The October PMI® registered 59 percent, an increase of 2.4 percentage points from September's reading of 56.6 percent, indicating continued expansion in continued expansion in manufacturing. The report was issued by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business ...

S2-E18 State of Texas Manufacturing

Tony Bennett, President of the Texas Association of Manufacturing  will join us to talk about the state of the State of Texas manufacturing; what's happening, what's hot, and what's getting in the way for small and mid-sized manufacturers in Texas. The Texas Association of Manufacturers (TAM) represents over 450 large and small companies from every manufacturing sector, employing more than ...

S2-E17 The Missing Ingredient In Manufacturing: Quality Part 2

What does Quality mean? In manufacturing, a measure of excellence or a state of being free from defects, deficiencies and significant variations. It is brought about by strict and consistent commitment to certain standards that achieve uniformity of a product in order to satisfy specific customer or user requirements. Michael Barry from the American Society of Quality (ASQ) returns to our ...