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Episode 64: Aerospace in Southeast USA

4/14/15  Steve Justice, Director of Georgia’s Center of Innovation for Aerospace and  Amy Kohler Hudnall, Deputy Director joins us to talk about the global aerospace industry and how entrepreneurial and educational partnerships are insuring the Southeast remains a leader in aerospace. 

Episode 63: ISM Report on Business April 2015 and Economic Research Discussion

4/7/15 – 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 March 2015.  Brad offers listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the numbers. Mr. Holcomb will be joined by Dr. Ray Perryman who is President and CEO of The Perryman Group, an economic research and analysis firm ...

Episode 62: Aerospace Discussion Panel – Aerospace in the North East

Special Guests - Al Samuel, Exec. Director of Aerospace Component Manufacturers “The World’s Aerospace Alley” ACM: World Leaders in Aerospace Since Flight Began Max McIntyre, Vice President of Turbine Technologies in Farmington, CT Commissioner Catherine Smith - Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development Paul Rocheleau, CFO of HABCO in Glastonbury, CT

Episode 61: Want to Know About Exporting? Then You Should Listen To This Show.

3/24/15 - Buyers overseas love Made in the USA and they’re willing to pay for the quality parts and products your employees produce. With the help of US Department of Commerce’s Export Assistance Center, many small and mid-sized manufacturers can develop a new revenue stream for their business selling their products outside the country.

Episode 60: 3D Printing – Is it the Key to Making Manufacturing in America Grow Again?

3/17/15 - 3D Printing has been around for more than 25 years, but how is it being used in manufacturing? How can it be used? Special Guest Terry Wohlers, President of Wohlers Associates Inc. joins us at MFG Talk Radio to discuss new developments and trends in rapid product development and additive manufacturing. In their 28 year history, the Colorado-based independent consulting firm ...

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. ...