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Episode 59: 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Program – A Closer Look at Millenial Success

3/10/15 - Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady chat with Kristin Carty, Audience Outreach Manager at ThomasNet, a co-sponsor with ISM of the 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars program and two of the winners, Jennifer Wolff, Supply Chain Strategy Manager with Masco Cabinetry and Wes Whitney, Sourcing Specialist with Enterprise Products. Kristin will give highlights of the program while Jennifer and ...

Episode 58: ISM’s FEB 2015 Report On Business; Dr Chris Kuehl, FMA Economist, Forecast on N. American and Global Economies

3/3/15 - Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM's Report on Business® presented the latest in-depth information on the PMI® Purchasing Manager’s Index covering February 2015.  Brad offered listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the numbers, and listeners are encouraged to obtain a copy of the report at www.ism.ws prior to the show so that they can follow along, especially ...

Episode 57: What is 3D Printing? Is It The “Holy Grail” of Manufacturing?

2/24/15 - “The Holy Grail” of manufacturing could be here within this century, says futurist Michio Kaku. The current trends involving mass customization and 3D printing are expected to accelerate. Joining us to discuss 3D printing will be Elizabeth Lennon PhD and Peter Lindner PhD of Manhattan College. Topics covered will be basic 3D printing processes (extrusion vs. stereo-lithography), ...

Episode 56: West Coast Port Crisis Continues – with Special Guest Congressman Rod Blum

Tuesday, February 17th at 1PM EST: Think the West Coast port situation doesn't affect you - or your kids?  Think again!  Special Guest U.S. Congressman Rod Blum joins us LIVE to discuss the worsening situation at the ports. Tune in to hear how the intentionally created congestion at the ports, and the products needed by America's manufacturers to keep the jobs engine firing on all cylinders, ...

Episode 55: West Coast Port Shutdown Could Be Days Away: Devastating For The Economy

With no contract, will the ILWU walk off the job and strike? Will the PMA lock out the workers as they did in 2002? If the West Coast ports are shut down at a cost to the country of nearly $2 billion a day, which seems likely given the breakdown in contract negotiations, thousands of containers coming into the U.S. and thousands more head out stuff with our exports will sit idle at the docks. ...

Episode 54: Update on ThomasNet 30 Under 30 & ISM Jan. 2015 Report On Business – Purchasing Managers Indices

2-3-15  Linda Rigano, Executive Director of Media Relations of ThomasNet, and M.L. Peck, Senior Vice President of Program and Product Development at ISM, will give listeners an exciting update on the 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars program and winners. The January PMI® will be discussed with Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) ...

Episode 53: Country of Origin Labeling – Made In The USA, Really?

1/27/2014 - Learn about the shift from "Us VS Them" to "Us & Them" as global sourcing of raw materials and components rewrites "Made in the USA." Cliff Waldman, Director of Economic Studies at MAPI, the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation talks with Mfg TalkRadio's hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady and presents his findings on the "Made in USA" label and the impact on the ...

Episode 52: 2015 Forecast – Dr. Chris Kuehl, FMA Economist

1/20/2015 - Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist, analyst and humorist returns to MFGtalkradio. Dr. Kuehl is a noted economist working with the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International. Dr. Chris Kuehl joined show co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the last quarter of 2014, how 2014 finished overall, what the first quarter of 2015 portends, and the outlook for 2015 with his ...

Episode 51: You won’t believe these wacky labels!

We discuss wacky labels manufacturers are forced to put on their products to protect themselves from frivolous lawsuits, and some of the lawsuits that drive prices up and job creation down. Special guest Bob Dorigo Jones, serves as Senior Fellow for the Center for America, is the author of the bestselling Remove Child Before Folding, The 101 Stupidest, Silliest and Wackiest Warning Labels ...

Episode 50: ISM Report – Port Issues in Ca.

The latest ISM Report on Business(R) was discussed with Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair at ISM that generates this information, as well as the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) that was released by Tony Nieves, Committee Chair for that report. Jock O'Connell, International Trade Adviser with Beacon Economics joined the show to discuss the West coast port situation. The main stream media is ...