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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. ...

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 ...