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Weekly Wrap Up for August 11th, 2017

It is not the process that causes projects to fail. Change tends to fail because people fail to buy in to the change itself. Given that change is inevitable, and coming along more rapidly every year, tune in to hear Barbara Trautlein of Change Catalysts explain how to approach change projects for successful outcomes, including the all important buy-in of the people. Learn how “change ...

Weekly Wrap Up for August 4th, 2017

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business, and Chris Kuehl, FMA Economist, join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to share insights into the Purchasing Managers Index from ISM and the Credit Manager’s Index from the National Association of Credit Managers. It appears that the reports will reflect mostly sunny skies in manufacturing with no dark clouds on the ...

Weekly Wrap up for July 28th, 2017

Today, Lew & Tim talk to guests from two very different businesses. Aaron Schieving is the Director of Sales & Marketing for Lifecycle Biotechnologies which includes Chata Biosystems, VI (6) Plastics and Boval BioSolutions – all manufacturing operations that serve the medical field. Also joining Lew and Tim is Travis Walker, Senior Search Consultant for the Carlisle Group who helps ...

Weekly Wrap Up for July 21st, 2017

Manufacturing is strong in all the major economies, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia (both China and Japan), the UK and the EU. Here from the National Association of Manufacturers Chief Economist Chad Moutray, Senior International Correspondent for Manufacturing Talk Radio Royce Lowe covering the UK and EU, and Chong Wang, Senior International Correspondent covering Asia as they ...

Weekly Wrap Up for July 14th, 2017

Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) that has surged upward to 57.4 on strong new orders, production and business activity. Coupled with the strength in the 57.8 Manufacturing Report on Business(R) discussed last week, the summer could be on of the strongest in the last decade for U.S. business ...

Weekly Wrap Up for July 7th, 2017

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist with FMA International, join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the direction and meaning of the numbers behind the numbers with the PMI at 57.8 and the CMI at 56.1 for June 2017. These are very strong and solid numbers for manufacturing, and coupled with the non-manufactur...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 30th, 2017

As if the housing bubble wasn’t enough, it appears that another financial bubble could be near or here – this one comprised of corporate junk bonds. Remember all the people who bought homes with No Doc loans but really couldn’t afford them, and when rates went up the bubble burst? Think about companies borrowing money they don’t have the wherewithal to repay backed by bonds rated as ...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 23rd, 2017

Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with Norbert Ore about the 18 PMI surveys he follows internationally, as well as several regional ones for the U.S., along with an incredible “Golden Nugget” of information about when to offshore production of your product, followed by our Senior International Correspondent Chong Wang reporting from China on manufacturing in the countries of Asia and ...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 15th, 2017

Max Christenson, Digital Sales and Marketing for AirFreight.bid joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss a new platform for managing airfreight costs and analysis. It may be better than anything you have ever used before! Then hear from Charlie Spies, Chief Executive Officer of CEI Capital Management, which creates and preserves good jobs and improves the quality of life in rural, ...

Weekly Wrap Up for June 9th, 2017

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the manufacturing and non-manufacturing reports which continued in positive territory for May 2017 as the economy produces the third longest expansion since World War II at 96 months (Feb 1961 – Dec 1969 at 106 months and Mar 1991 – Mar 2001 at 120 months were longer). Here what is driving these expansions and employment at the lowest it has been in nearly ...