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Episode 94: Export-Import Bank ReAuthorization

The ExIm Bank continues to twist in the Washington wind as Republican supporters in Congress use a discharge petition to force a vote over the objections of House Financial Committee Chairman, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R., Texas).  Even if passed by the House, any reauthorization will still have to be passed by the Senate, likely as a rider to another bill.  In the meantime, thousands of employees ...

Episode 93: Untapped Talent Pool for Manufacturers

The net you're casting to capture manufacturing talent may be riddled with holes. As the manufacturing skills gap looms larger every year, companies will be missing valuable opportunities to meet their needs if the talent pool of Americans with disabilities is overlooked. Listen-in as Tim Grady and Lew Weiss discuss recruitment and employment practices, enterprise-wide access, and community ...

Episode 92: Global Business Surveys October 2015

Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and the former Chair of the Institute of Supply Management's Manufacturing Business Survey Committee joins us to provide comparative commentary on 18 Purchasing Managers Index reports that are compiled worldwide. Find out how and why they're performing as they are.

Episode 91: ISM Manufacturing Report on Business for August 2015

Manufacturing Talk Radio will be airing a special episode with Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management(R) (ISM(R)) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee to discuss the September Manufacturing Report on Business(R).  This show goes beyond the simple sound bite of the ISM PMI number into the detail of the report including New Orders, Production, Employment, ...

Episode 90: National MFG Day 2015

Chandra Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the International Trade Administration, Ed Youdell, President and CEO of The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), and Jennifer McNelly, President of The Manufacturing Institute join hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to share all that’s happening this year for MfgDay ®, the nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing ...

Episode 89: US Industrial Outlook Report

Cliff Waldman, Director of Economic Studies at the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Foundation regularly writes and speaks on U.S. and global economic trends. He will be with us presenting the MAPI quarterly economic forecast covering all sectors of the manufacturing industry.  This in-depth discussion on economic indicators, employment trends, global competitiveness for ...

Episode 88: Lean Manufacturing followed by Purchasing Managers Index Reports

Join Christian Koestler, Vice President of Operations for STIHL, Inc., and Michael Daly, Director of Operations for Hypertherm, as they discuss lean manufacturing and eliminating waste and overburdened systems from your manufacturing processes with hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss.  Then stay on as Norbert Orr, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and the former ...

Episode 87: Part II – Women in Manufacturing

The case for women in manufacturing continues as we’re joined by Teresa Beach-Shelow, Owner and President of Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. and Traci and Lori Tapani, Co-Owners of Wyoming Machine to discuss programs designed to inspire women to enter, or further, careers in manufacturing. Whether you’re just starting out, hitting your professional stride, or changing careers, manufactu...

Episode 86: Close, Sell or Merge? Baby Boomer Owners Prepare for Retirement and ISM Report on Business for August 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Time - Michael Schwerdtfeger, managing Director of Chapman Associates, Middle Market Mergers & Acquisitions, joins hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to outline the options available to retiring owners faced with decisions about closing, selling or merging their manufacturing business. Then stay with us as Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Instit...

Episode 85: Women in Manufacturing, Part I

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Eastern time – The case for women in manufacturing has never been stronger. Join us for the first of our two-part series on women in manufacturing as Allison Grealis, President of Women in Manufacturing and Karen Norheim, Executive Vice President of American Crane discuss the evolution of women in manufacturing and the business case for creating, and ...