Episode 44: 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 ...
Episode 43: 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 ...
Episode 42: 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...
Episode 41: 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 ...
Episode 40: 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 ...
Episode 39: 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 ...
Episode 38: 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 ...
Episode 37: How Quality Impacts Manufacturing
Michael Barry from the American Society of Quality to discuss quality control at all levels within all organizations. Regardless of the size of your company, quality matters. Quality is important because it sets standards to help companies establish and maintain efficient systems, products and organizations. For more information tune into this episode of MFG Talk Radio.
Episode 36: ISM PMI for September 2014
Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, the chair of the ISM and Tony Nieves, chair of the Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, discuss the Sept 2014 Report on Business PMI at 56.6% and economic trends.
Episode 35: Manufacturing Day 2014
MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is — and what it isn’t. By working together during and after MFG DAY, manufacturers will begin to address the skilled labor shortage they face, connect with future generations, take charge of the public image of manufa...