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Semiconductor

Episode 446: Ushering In A New Era Of Computing Technology With Diamonds

Adam Khan is CEO and Founder of AKHAN Semiconductor, a company ushering in a new era of computing technology with diamonds, and discusses with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady how lab grown diamonds are ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 445: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for May 2020

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for May 2020. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Manufacturing Power

Episode 444: Database Provider of Competitive MRO Information Manufacturingpower.com

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Airline Hydraulics

Episode 443: Value-added Distributor of Fluid Power, Automation, And Machine Safeguarding Products Airline Hydraulics

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Cliff Notes

Episode 442: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

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Global Show

Episode 441: Global Survey Insights with Norbert Ore

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Govquote

Episode 440: Simplifying How Procurement Companies Sell To The Government

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Novus Labs

Episode 439: Debugging and Developing Concepts, Software, and Products

Eric Faucette and Stuart Faris discuss How Novus Labs helps companies and individuals develop and/or debug the concepts, software, or products through concept analysis, in-depth testing, reworking and eventual proof of concept, software, finished parts, ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 438: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index Report with Dr. Chris Kuehl

It is impossible to predict what the economic recovery will look like, and even dour indicators don't give a great indication of the future. But, listen to this Credit Manager's Index report and Dr. Kuehl's ...
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MFG Matters

Episode 437: Manufacturing Matters: The April Jobs Report

Total nonfarm payroll employment fell by 20.5 million in April. Unemployment rose by 14.7 percent. The April jobs report, released this Friday morning at 8:30 am ET, shows labor market conditions that nobody alive today ...
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ISM Semi-annual report

Episode 436: May 15th – The ISM Semi-Annual Economic Forecast For Spring 2020

Anthony Nieves, Chair, ISM® Business Survey Committee and Timothy Fiore, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee join hosts Lew and Tim for an inside look at the Spring 2020 Semi-annual Economic Forecast. Don’t ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 435: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for April 2020

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for April 2020. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Hydraulic Maifolds

Episode 434: Engineered To Order Hydraulic Manifolds

Hydraulic manifolds regulate fluid flow to control the transfer of power between actuators and pumps. Nimit Patel, president of Hydraulic Manifolds discusses the engineered to order (ETO) work his company does for OEMs and standard ...
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Supply Chain and COVID-19

Episode 433: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Supply Chain

Dr. Adriana Sanford joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the supply chain. She has co-authored authored two books about the supply chain, in addition to her many ...
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Dr Watter on MTR

Episode 432: The Psychological Side of the Covid 19 Virus on Manufacturing

Dr. Daniel N. Watter a founding partner of the Morris Psychological Group, P.A., in Parsippany, New Jersey, who joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the psychological effects of a pandemic on people, ...
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PMI

Episode 431: Cliff Notes On The Global Manufacturing Picture -The Deepening, Pandemic-driven Downturn In US Manufacturing

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman continues his discussion of the deepening, pandemic-driven downturn in the US manufacturing sector. He explores the data from the latest survey ...
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Global PMI

Episode 430: How COVID-19 is Impacting Purchasing – Ouch!

Senior Correspondent Norbert Ore discusses the latest Purchasing Managers Index reports coming in from around the globe - just as the global pandemic began to hit. Prepare yourself for next month by gaining an understanding ...
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Caster Connection

Episode 429: Finding The Right Casters For The Right Application

It seems so simple - it has wheels on it, you load it up and move it - until it becomes industrial.  Then, casters matter, weight matters, direction matters, speed matters - and someone who knows the ...
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NEC Webinar

Episode 428: National Economists Club Webinar: US Manufacturing: Crisis and Beyond

In this NEC webinar, Cliff Waldman of New World Economics, Kristin Dziczek of the Center for Automotive Research and Don Leavens of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association discusses the impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic ...
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Upgrade

Episode 427: Moving Manufacturers From Spreadsheets To Modern Software And DTC

Kristjan Vilosius is CEO of Katana, a unique software as a service to help manufacturers move from spreadsheets to modern software, and open the new and exciting channel of DTC - Direct to Consumer sales ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 426: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index Report with Dr. Chris Kuehl

The Credit Manager's job is to evaluate the ability to get paid, but what happens when the economy shuts down? Dr. Chris Kuehl discusses the unprecedented possibilities with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. To ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 425: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for March 2020

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for March 2020. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Cleo

Episode 424: Integrating Legacy Systems With Modern Software

Is legacy lunacy? Modern, cloud-based software creates efficiencies with favorable ROIs when integrated correctly. Listen as Tushar Patel, Chief Marketing Officer of Cleo, discusses their solutions in designing, deploying, operating and optimizing the integration of ...
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Industry 4.0

Episode 423: Jump Into Industry 4.0 Without The Pain

Sunny Han, founder and CEO of Fulcrum, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss integrating legacy software and paper-based processes with one software system to provide manufacturers with end-to-end visibility of their production ...
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Crisis

Episode 422: In the Midst of This Crisis, Begin Preparing for the Next One

Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Industry Surveys for Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses crisis management, and why risk management is key to surviving the impact of an unexpected event, in this discussion with hosts Lew Weiss ...
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Cliff Notes

Episode 421: Cliff Notes On The Global Manufacturing Picture: How The Coronavirus Crisis Is Impacting US Industry

It is unlikely that very many economists ever thought they would have to contemplate the impact of a rapidly spreading, globally menacing pathogen on the economic outlook. But that day is upon us. Of course ...
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Madico Grand Opening

Episode 420: Coating Solutions Manufacturer Madico

Remember when Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla truck and the windows shattered?  It didn't have to be!  Hear Shawn Kitchell, President and CEO of Madico, a coating solutions manufacturer that makes coatings for windows discuss the ...
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COVID-19

Episode 419: Manufacturing Matters – How The Coronavirus Outbreak Will Effect The Electronics And Semiconductor Industries

In this episode, Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist of IPC, and Falan Yinug, Director of Industry Statistics and Economic Policy at the Semiconductor Industry Association, discuss the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on the electronics and ...
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Scout Systems

Episode 418: How DO You Implement Industry 4.0 Technology?

Ben Marsh is CEO of Scout Systems. He travels the world helping manufacturers implement Industry 4.0 technology. Learn how to do it in this interview with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. Don't miss this ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 417: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index Report with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Dr. Chris Kuehl, senior economic correspondent for Manufacturing Talk Radio always brings in so much more insightful commentary as he discusses the latest Credit Manager's Index report and other economic situations, including the coronavirus in ...
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Picavi

Episode 416: Pick-By-Vision Smart Glasses Revolutionize Logistics Workflow

On this episode of Manufacturing Talk Radio, Hosts Lew and Tim welcome Johanna Bellenberg, Director Marketing & Communications for Picavi, all the way from Germany. Picavi's full line of assisted reality and augmented reality glasses ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 415: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for February 2020

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for February 2020. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Lean MFG

Episode 414: Manufacturing Matters: The Lean Manufacturing Paradigm

In this episode, Ray Keefe, President of Lean Enterprise Strategies, LLC and former Vice President of Manufacturing for Emerson discusses the Lean manufacturing paradigm. After defining Lean and providing an overview of its progress in ...
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On Demand Manufacturing

Episode 413: MaaS – Manufacturing as a Service

Learn what Xometry can do for your business from Greg Paulson, Director of Application Engineering, as he discusses Xometry's on-demand manufacturing service with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady that opens up capabilities for your ...
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PriceFX

Episode 412: Improving Profitability Through Price Optimization

Patrick Moorhead, Chief Marketing Officer for start-up Pricefx joins Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to chat about the current state and future of price optimization in manufacturing. Learn how to rapidly ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 411: Purchasing Manager’s Indexes – A Shift In The Making

Nobert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Purchasing Manager's Indexes of other countries and regions of the U.S. with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. There is a manufacturing shift in the ...
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Cliff Notes Vol 3

Episode 410: Cliff Notes: The Latest on Manufacturing from The Federal Reserve, The PMI and a Coronavirus Update

In the third episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman reviews the latest manufacturing growth data from the Federal Reserve as well as the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from the ...
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USMCA

Episode 409: Nicole Wolter Discusses The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Nicole Wolter, President of HM Manufacturing in Wauconda, IL, joins Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the USMCA. She was an advocate for passage for small and midsize businesses across ...
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coronavirus

Episode 408: Cliff Notes – The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On US Manufacturing

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the potential impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on US manufacturing growth. Cliff describes the outlines of a flow chart ...
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Syncron

Episode 407: Selling Outcomes Instead Of Selling Products

Servitization focuses on after-the-sale service, and has birthed PaaS - Product as a Service, both of which are and will be changing major industries. Learn more as Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer at Syncron, chats ...
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Ovis

Episode 406: ForwardX Robotics

Nic Temple joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss ForwardX Robotics, a company that automates consumer and industrial equipment, from carry-on luggage to vision-based autonomous forklifts and pallet jacks, to reduce workplace injuries ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 405: CMI and the Overall Economy on Today’s Episode

Along with an update on the Credit Manager's Index from the National Association of Credit Managers, get an overall picture of the U.S., Chinese, UK and EU economies in this fun discussion between noted economist ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 404: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for January 2020

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for January 2020. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Information Silos

Episode 403: How Can I Link My Data Silos?

Data silos, islands of information, here, there and everywhere but not connected create chaos in businesses all across the world. As companies move into more data and big data, links must be built between the ...
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Cliff Notes

Episode 402: NEW SHOW – Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

In the first episode of this new show, ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the latest (December 2019) Federal Reserve report on U.S. manufacturing production growth and reviews factory sector ...
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Reshoring Initiative

Episode 401: Harry Moser from Reshoring Initiative at ReshoreNow.org

On today's episode, Harry Moser from Reshoring Initiative returns to Manufacturing Talk Radio to give us an update on his efforts to bring manufacturing jobs back to America. Listen right here on Manufacturing Talk Radio ...
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WithoutWire

Episode 400: Inventory Handling is a Key Part of the Supply Chain

Travis Smith is Chief Technology Officer and Founder of WithoutWire Inventory Services, which provides an instant view of inventory and the movement of goods, and discusses key shifts in that space on a mobile device ...
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2020 Economic Perspective with Tony Uphoff of Thomas

Episode 399: The 2020 Economic Perspective with Tony Uphoff of Thomas

President and CEO of Thomas, the online data, platform and technology company which provides thomasnet.com, an online industrial suppler database, joins hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to discuss what 2020 looks like from the ...
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purchasing manager's indexes

Episode 398: Will Manufacturing Gain Steam Globally in 2020?

Senior Correspondent Norbert Ore joins host Tim Grady to discuss the international manufacturing picture of purchasing manager's indexes from 18 countries, including the EU, Asia, and South America. With the trade deals being signed, will ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 397: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Leading indicators give leaders insight to the near future, and how to steer through dangerous waters. Listen in as Dr. Chris Kuehl discusses the Credit Manager's Index and other economic conditions with hosts Lew Weiss ...
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Episode 396: Transitioning Ownership Of Your Manufacturing Company

Fran Brunelle is the President of Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, a company that will walk you through the process of selling your manufacturing company, who shares key insights with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 395: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for December 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for December 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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2020 Manufacturing Forecast

Episode 394: 2020 Forecast With Dr. Chris Kuehl And Cliff Waldman

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady partake in a lively discussion with Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, and Cliff Waldman, host of Manufacturing Matters with Cliff Waldman - both noted economists ...
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MFG Year In Review

Episode 393: The Year In Review – Industry and Economy Highlights Of 2019

Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the events that helped shape the manufacturing economy in 2019, including the trade wars, consumer confidence, the Skills Gap, and other major issues. Next week, ...
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Offshoring

Episode 392: Manufacturing Matters: Production Offshoring Is Hurting U.S. Innovation Capacity

In the show’s 25th episode, Sridhar Kota and Tom Mahoney, both of MForesight: Alliance for Manufacturing Foresight, join host Cliff Waldman to discuss their recent Wall Street Journal Op-ed, in which they argue that production ...
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Global Show

Episode 391: 18 Global Purchasing Manager’s Indexes

Each month, Senior Correspondent Norbert Ore presents the results of the surveys he conducts for Strategas, an institutional brokerage and advisory firm, on the 18 Global Purchasing Manager's Indexes (PMI) and regional U.S. surveys that ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 390: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

We can't let a month go by without Dr. Chris Kuehl reporting on the Credit Manager's Index issued by the National Association of Credit Managers (www.nacm.org), along with his general comments on the state of ...
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Atlatl

Episode 389: Visual Selling – The Method Of The Future

Visual selling is the method of the future for companies presenting their products to customers. Learn how impactful this is from Chris Beaudin, Director of Marketing for AtlatlSoftware as he explains the benefits to hosts ...
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ISM Semi-annual forecast

Episode 388: The ISM Semi-annual Forecast for 2020

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business and Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business join Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss ...
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Tariffs are taxes

Episode 387: Building A Holistic Strategy For Dealing With Tariffs

Lydia Di Liello, Founder and CEO of Capital Pricing Consultants, speaks with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about dealing with tariffs and building a holistic strategy for companies in the current environment of tariffs, ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 386: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for November 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for November 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Global Manufacturing

Episode 385: How Is Manufacturing Doing In Other Countries?

Manufacturing is soft globally. Some countries are struggling more than others. Get more insight during this interview with Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and Senior Correspondent on Manufacturing Talk Radio ...
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Tariffs Fail to Save Steel mills

Episode 384: Tariffs Fail to Save Steel Mills

Jeffrey Stein, Policy Reporter for the Washington Post joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss how the trade war and Trump tariffs failed to save some steel mills in the long run, and ...
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Global Economic view

Episode 382: Manufacturing Matters – Economic Outlook for Global Growth and Forecast for the US

In this presentation, given at the 2019 ECIA Executive Conference, ‘Manufacturing Matters’ host Cliff Waldman overviews the global economic outlook and its implications for U.S. manufacturing performance. Cliff identifies four concerns for manufacturing-a slowing global ...
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Supply chain

Episode 383: The Autonomous Supply Chain

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Episode 381: Industrial Cart And Conveyor Solutions from Topper Industrial

As industry becomes more technologically sophisticated in manufacturing, some "simple machines" will remain ever-present, like carts that actually contribute to lean manufacturing. Ed Brown, founder of Topper Industrial in Sturtevant, Wisconsin, joins hosts Lew Weiss ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 380: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Dr. Chris Kuehl, a managing partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence and chief economist for several non-profit organizations including the FMA and FIA, joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the current Credit Manager's ...
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Episode 379: Manufacturing Matters: An In-depth Look At Enterprise Zones

In this episode Christopher Hooton, Senior Scholar at the George Washington University Institute of Public Policy and Chief Economist of the Internet Association and Peter Tyler, professor in urban and regional economics in the Department ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 378: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for October 2019

Listen Now - Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for September 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the ...
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Workplace injuries

Episode 376: Outsmart Workplace Injuries With REFLEX

Haytham Elhawary, CEO of Kinetics, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss REFLEX, a smart wearable device that automatically detects high-risk postures and provides workers with real-time feedback whenever high-risk motions to reduce ...
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Episode 377: Thomas CEO Tony Uphoff Talks Tariffs, Technology And The General State of Manufacturing

Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of Thomas (thomasnet.com) joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss three major trends in manufacturing: State of US Manufacturing, The impact of the tariffs on US Manufacturers, and ...
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India

Episode 375: Manufacturing Matters – The Current Outlook And Evolving Structure of the Indian Economy

In this episode, Akrur Barua, Economist and Executive Manager with Deloitte, discusses the current outlook as well as the evolving structure of the Indian economy. After commenting on the slowdown in India’s economic growth, Akrur ...
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MFG 4.0

Episode 374: Manufacturing 4.0 with Leading2Lean

Keith Barr is CEO and President of Leading2Lean, a company dedicated to helping manufacturers adapt to new technologies and digital lean methodologies that include the human element in an evolution called Manufacturing 4.0. Listen to ...
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MFG Matters

Episode 373: Manufacturing Matters: Workforce Challenges Faced By Global Manufacturers

Susan Sweeney, President of GGB, engages in a broad-based discussion of workforce challenges faced by global manufacturers. Dr Sweeney discusses the general U.S. manufacturing human capital problem and then focuses on her specific company issues ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 372: Credit Managers See More Slow Pays

The Credit Manager's Index is showing more negative signs than positive as uncertainty in the manufacturing industry increases across all sectors and we head for a period of mediocrity. Additional soft factors weighing on the ...
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TR Cutler

Episode 371: Helping Manufacturers Tell Their Story

Tom Cutler is CEO of T.R. Cutler Inc, a manufacturing journalist who is quite vocal that there are too many manufacturers and companies serving the manufacturing sector that have simply neglected to tell their story ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 370: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for September 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for September 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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IHS Market Insight

Episode 369: Manufacturing Matters – The Financial Outlook for the U.S. Manufacturing Sector and Much More

In this episode Michael Ryan, Associate Director at IHS Markit, discusses the current financial picture as well as the financial outlook for the U.S. manufacturing sector. Mike also compares the financial picture in U.S. manufacturing ...
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3d Manufacturing

Episode 368: From “Not Possible” To “Now Possible” with Fast Radius

Lou Rassey is CEO of Fast Radius, a manufacturing lighthouse known as a smart factory. Need some clarity of that? Tune in and listen to hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady parse the topic with ...
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Episode 367 Manufacturing Matters: Some Perspective On Global Economic and Financial Signals

Amidst rising fears of a world economic downturn, Greg Daco, Chief US Economist at Oxford Economics, offered much-needed perspective on global economic and financial signals. Greg responded to questions about the mixed economic picture in ...
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Global Show

Episode 366: The Global Show with Norbert Ore for September 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys with Strategas Securities LLC, and Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the latest Global PMI Survey trends with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady that are showing short-term ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 365: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

In the face of business uncertainty, Dr. Chris Kuehl discusses the latest Credit Manager's Index report and other economic conditions currently happening and potentially occurring in the near future with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 364: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for August 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for August 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Reshoring

Episode 363: Supply Chain Turbulence in the Trade Wars

Rosemary Coates is Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, President of Blue SIlk Consulting and an Amazon.com best selling author well known for her knowledge in the supply chain arena.  She joins hosts Lew Weiss ...
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Global Show

Episode 362: The Global Show with Norbert Ore for August 2019

Global manufacturing is in a slump. Will it result in the end to the longest economic boom in America's history, or several months of sub-par GDP growth where manufacturing hunkers down and waits for the ...
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counterfeits

Episode 361: Dealing With Counterfeits In The Manufacturing Supply Chain

Trillions of dollars in counterfeits are in the manufacturing supply chain and delivery chain. Joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady are Rosemary Coates, Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, and Imran Vakil, managing attorney ...
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Tariffs Hurt Everyone

Episode 360: “You’re Right! China does not pay for the tariffs!”

Dr. Chris Kuehl. The CMI or Credit Manager's Index produced by the National Association of Credit Managers (nacm.org) is yet another slice of economic health that is presented each month by Dr. Chris Kuehl, as ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 359: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for July 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for July 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On ...
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Federal Reserve

Episode 358: Manufacturing Matters – A Preview of Today’s Federal Reserve Decision

In today’s episode, show host Cliff Waldman previews a much-anticipated decision from the Federal Reserve, which could result in the first interest rate cut since 2008.  Cliff provides the economic backdrop for this pivotal Fed ...
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Food Manufacturing

Episode 357: Challenges In The Food Processing Industry

Robert Salamone is Manager of Vertical Engagements at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NJMEP) joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the challenges in the food processing industry in New Jersey, which ...
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Machine Learning

Episode 356: Using Artificial Intelligence To Detect, Predict and Prevent System Failures

Greta Cutulenco, CEO & Co-Founder of Acerta Analytics Solutions joins Hosts Tim and Lew to talk about how Acerta uses Artificial Intelligence-powered Machine Analytics to get unparalleled insight into system quality and condition in the ...
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ISM MFG Report

Episode 355: The Global Show with Norbert Ore for July 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys with Strategas Research Partners, and a Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Strategas Global Survey Insights report of Purchasing Managers Indexes for markets is Europe, Asia, and ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 354: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Another insightful leading indicator report is the Credit Manager's Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence, who reviews the data posted at www.nacm.org on the last day of each month from the organization ...
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MFG Matters Energy

Episode 353 – Manufacturing Matters: The Energy Industry’s Effect On Manufacturing

In this episode, Dean Foreman, Chief Economist of the American Petroleum Institute, offers perspective on the U.S. energy picture and its implications for U.S. manufacturing. After discussing the changing economics of energy, Dr. Foreman delves ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 352: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for June 2019

Listen Now - An unprecedented inside look at the Manufacturing Report On Business with Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for June 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for ...
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East West Mfg

Episode 351: Managing Projects From Design To Delivery

Scott Ellyson, CEO and co-founder of East West Manufacturing joins Manufacturing Talk Radio to discuss the services they offer in the arena of industrial manufacturing, and how they can help develop a prototype or take ...
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Electrical Industry

Episode 350: Manufacturing Matters – The Cyclical And Structural Forces Shaping The U.S. Electrical Manufacturing Space

In this episode, Don Leavens, Vice President and Chief Economist of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, discusses both cyclical and structural forces shaping the U.S. electrical manufacturing space. Following Don’s description of the electrical manufacturing ...
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MTR Global

Episode 349: The Global Show – The Purchasing Manager’s Index for June 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners, and Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio talks with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady in an in-depth discussion of the Purchasing Manager's Index for ...
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Innovation and Disruption

Episode 348: Manufacturing Matters – Innovation and Disruption in U.S. Manufacturing

In this episode, noted economist, futurist and trendcaster, Dr. Shawn DuBravac, defines and discusses the basics of innovation and disruption in the U.S. manufacturing sector. Shawn addresses the challenge of measuring the impact of innovation ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 347: The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the latest Credit Manager’s Index report with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. For the full CMI Report, Click 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 Dr. Christopher Kuehl (PhD) is ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 346: Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series

Chair, Anthony Nieves, ISM Committee for the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, present the details behind the overall number in a conversation with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. TO READ THE FULL REPORT CLICK HEREJTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjIxMDAlMjUlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIxODBweCUyMiUyMHNyYyUzRCUyMiUyRiUyRnBlcmNvbGF0ZS5ibG9ndGFsa3JhZGlvLmNvbSUyRm9mZnNpdGVwbGF5ZXIlM0Zob3N0SWQlM0Q3NjY5MjUlMjZlcGlzb2RlSWQlM0QxMTM2NzU5NSUyMiUyMGZyYW1lYm9yZGVyJTNEJTIyMCUyMiUyMGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbiUzRSUzQyUyRmlmcmFtZSUzRQ==Hosts ...
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NJMEP

Episode 345: New Jersey Apprenticeship Programs – How to Launch Yours

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Trade Tariffs

Episode 344: Manufacturing Matters – A Closer Look At Tariffs

In today’s episode ‘Manufacturing Matters’ host Cliff Waldman discusses the Trump trade tariffs on China with Manufacturing Talk Radio's co-host Tim Grady. Cliff fields Tim's questions and unpacks the complex issue of why the tariffs ...
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CMI Report

Episode 343: The Global Show with Norbert Ore for May 2019

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Africa

Episode 342: Manufacturing Matters – The Future of Manufacturing May Be Africa

In today’s episode ‘Manufacturing Matters’ host Cliff Waldman offers comments and analysis on the emerging African economy. He argues that global manufacturers need to increase their attention on the African continent because economic growth is ...
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3D Hubs

Episode 341: 3D Printing, CNC Machining and Injection Molding without owning a single machine!

From concept to production run completion, Ben Redwood, Director of Supply Chain from 3D Hubs explains how to have online, on-demand manufacturing with instant design for manufacturing feedback for custom parts that is revolutionizing the ...
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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 340: The Credit Manager’s Index with Chris Kuehl

Dr. Chris Kuehl, author of the monthly Credit Manager’s Index report, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the latest details in the world of credit managers, as well as general economic conditions ...
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ism semi-annual report

Episode 339: The ISM Semi-Annual Economic Forecast For Spring 2019

Anthony Nieves, Chair, ISM® Business Survey Committee and Timothy Fiore, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee join hosts Lew and Tim LIVE  for an inside look at the Spring 2019 Semi-annual Economic Forecast ...
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STEM

Episode 338: Manufacturing Matters: The Development and Long-term Value of Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programs

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ASSP

Episode 337: American Society of Safety Professionals CEO Jennifer McNelly

Today's guest is no stranger to Manufacturing Talk Radio listeners. Jennifer McNelly is the new CEO of the American Society of Safety Professionals as well as a recurring host on Manufacturing Talk Radio's partner the ...
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2019 ISM Report

Episode 336 – The Latest ISM Reports For May 2019

Anthony Nieves, ISM Committee Chair for the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, present the details behind the overall number in a conversation with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.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Tim Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply ...
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Manufacturing Strategy

Episode 334: Manufacturing Matters – Creating An Effective Business Development Strategy

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Manufacturing Rebounds

Episode 335: Secrets from Georgia’s 2018 Manufacturer of the Year

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Episode 332: Manufacturing Matters – A Look Ahead 20 Years

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ISM2019

Episode 333: Manufacturing Talk Radio Live at ISM2019 Houston

Manufacturing Talk Radio took the show on the road to ISM 2019 in Houston, Texas. Host Lew Weiss brought the Manufacturing Talk Radio mobile studio to the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Annual Conference where ...
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Plastics manufacturing

Episode 331: Manufacturing Matters – An In-depth Look At The Plastics Industry

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HPWP Group

Episode 330: You, Too, Can Have a High Performance Culture – If You Tune In

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Manufacturing Matters

Episode 329: The Continuing Development of Manufacturing Matters

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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 328: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index with Chris Kuehl

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Tony Uphoff at The White House

Episode 327: From Factory Floor To White House Halls: Exclusive Interview with Thomas CEO and President, Tony Uphoff

An incredible revolution is underway for manufacturing. It is up to those within the industry to ensure that these changes, and the conflicts that can come with them, lead to the overall strengthening and expansion ...
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Episode 326: Manufacturing Matters with Bill Strauss, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Bank of Chicago

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Episode 325: The March ISM Manufacturing And Non-Manufacturing Reports

Live at 12 Noon ET - Tune in to hear Anthony Nieves, ISM Committee Chair for the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, present the details behind the overall number in a conversation with hosts Lew Weiss ...
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automation

Episode 324: Manufacturing Matters – A Closer Look At Automation

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Manufacturing Matters

Episode 322: Manufacturing Matters – Challenges In The U.S. Auto Industry

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PMI report

Episode 321: Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Reports with Norbert Ore

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MFG digital future

Episode 320: Manufacturing Matters – Oxford Economics Director of Global Industry Services Jeremy Leonard

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The Ohio State University campus

Episode 319: Manufacturing 5.0, Trade Policies, Workforce and More

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Credit Manager's Index

Episode 318: Credit Manager’s Index up to 54.9; Unfavorables Tilt Positive, and the Exports Outlook

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Episode 317: Manufacturing Matters: The NABE Policy Conference in Washington, DC

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2019 ISM Report

Episode 316: The ISM Manufacturing AND Non-manufacturing Reports

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Tim Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Business Survey Committee with an unprecedented inside look at the ISM Manufacturing Report On Business for February 2019 ...
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Steel Industry

Episode 314: Chief Economist of the American Iron and Steel Institute Looks at the U.S. Steel Industry

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Ultra Consultants

Episode 315: The Success Factors of ERP Implementations and the Myth of Failure

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chemical industry

Episode 313: Manufacturing Matters – The Future of the Chemicals Manufacturing Industry

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PMI

Episode 312: Purchasing Manager’s Indexes Hover Around 50 in Europe, Asia and South America

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STEM

Episode 311: Career Technical Schools Offer A Skills Gap Solution

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Global Economic view

Episode 310: Manufacturing Matters – An Overview Of The Global Economic Environment

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Episode 309: Smart Manufacturing: A Closer Look

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Episode 308: ISM PMI Dispels Myth of Recession by Climbing to 56.6

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Episode 307: Changes In The Global Trading Order: What They Mean To The U.S.

In this episode, I engage in a fascinating discussion with Tom Duesterberg, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, on evolving shifts in the global trading order and their implications for U.S. manufacturing interests. Bringing the ...
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Episode 306: Measuring and Reducing Fatigue-related Inefficiencies

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Episode 305: The U.S. Manufacturing Sector’s Global Competitiveness

In this episode Rob Atkinson is questioned on a range of issues related to the global competitiveness of the U.S. manufacturing sector. While asserting that there isn’t a comprehensive measure of competitiveness, Dr. Atkinson notes ...
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Episode 304: Special Video Presentation

Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they discuss tariffs and Brexit with senior international correspondents Royce Lowe who reports on the EU, and Chong Wang who provides the perspective from China.  Then Lew and ...
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Episode 303: The U.S. Manufacturing Sector’s Digital Future

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Episode 302: Purchasing Managers Indices Weakening Globally

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Episode 301: Introducing Our Latest Podcast Series

Manufacturing Matters With Cliff Waldman goes beyond the main stream media headlines to focus on forces that are catalyzing rapid structural changes in the companies and sectors that comprise the dynamic manufacturing industry from new ...
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Episode 300: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index Report with Chris Kuehl

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Episode 299: The Latest From The Institute for Supply Management:

While the Manufacturing Report on Business(R) softened a bit, tune in to hear Anthony Nieves, ISM Committee Chair for the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business, present the details behind the overall number in a conversation with ...
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Episode 298: A Review of 2018 and a Forecast for 2019 from Manufacturing Talk Radio

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss manufacturing in 2018 from the skills gap to the booming economy, and then look forward at 2019 where some softening may occurs.  To keep a handle on all ...
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Episode 297: Glamour Magazine’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Watch Below - Betty Reid Soskin, author of Sign My Name to Freedom, a Memoir of a Pioneering Life, a book about her life and times in a racially-divided America, was recently interviewed for the ...
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global reports

Episode 296: 18 Purchasing Manager Indices from Around the World

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Episode 295: Solving the 37% Absenteeism and Turnover Rate

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Episode 294: The ISM Semi-annual Forecast for 2019

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business and Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business join Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss ...
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Episode 293: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Join Dr. Chris Kuehl, Partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the FMA International along with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady with solid insight into the Credit Manager’s Index and some additional comments ...
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Episode 292: Two Major Hurdles for Trade – The Final Agreements: USMCA and China

Linda Dempsey is the vice president of international economic affairs policy at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM). In this capacity, Ms. Dempsey leads the NAM’s efforts to improve the global competitiveness of manufacturers in ...
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Episode 291: The November ISM Manufacturing AND Non-manufacturing Reports

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Episode 290: The Value and Benefits of Implementing Lean Manufacturing

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Episode 289: The Global Show with Norbert Ore for November 2018

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Episode 288: Manufacturing’s Staggering Job Turnover Rate and How To Avoid It

Two-thirds of employees worldwide are not engaged with their jobs. Manufacturing plants and distribution centers experience up to 37% job turnover. With difficult conditions like this, find out how to improve productivity from Peter Schnorbach, ...
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Episode 287: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Listen Now - Join Dr. Chris Kuehl, Partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the FMA International along with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady with solid insight into the Credit Manager’s Index and ...
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Episode 286: The Latest ISM Reports

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Episode 285: Training Employees So They Don’t Leave For A Few Dollars More Somewhere Else

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Episode 284: Rust, Rough, Peeling, Chipped, or Obsolete Surface Coatings Removed with Industrial Abrasives

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Episode 283: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Reports

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Episode 282: Oil at $100/Barrel by Year End and a Recession Dip in 2019

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Episode 281: 25 Months And Growing: Are We In An Economic Super Cycle?

Tim Fiore, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) looks at the current report with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady and the present economic cycle, and whether or not ...
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Episode 280: 100% OEE Can Be Terribly Misleading – Are You Sure You Want It?

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The Global Show

Episode 279: The Global Show for September 2018

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Episode 278: L.E.D.R. – Giving Students A Chance To Explore Their Leadership Skills And Connect With Peers

Host Lew Weiss on location at Camp Winnebago in Rockaway New Jersey. Lew joins NJMEP CEO John Kennedy for interviews with students attending the Leadership Excellence - Direct Results (L.E.D.R.) program, which Mr. Kennedy has ...
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Episode 277: LIVE with author Terry Iverson

Manufacturing Talk Radio welcomes Terry Iverson, president and CEO of Iverson & Company, a machine tool distributorship and precision lathe rebuilder and author of Finding America's Greatest Champion. This new book challenges us to change ...
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Episode 276: ISM Manufacturing And Non-Manufacturing Reports On Business for August 2018

The ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business, presented by Anthony Nieves, ISM committee chair for this report, is the ISM's compilation of information that covers 88% of the U.S. economy, generally known as the services sector ...
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Episode 275: Thomas President and CEO Tony Uphoff Visits The Studio

In this special video episode, Manufacturing Talk Radio Host Lewis Weiss welcomes President and CEO of Thomas Tony Uphoff for an update on the sweeping changes at Thomas over the past year and a look ...
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Episode 274: Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Reports for August 21, 2018

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Episode 273: Growth Through Acquisition Drives This Product Design, Development, And Manufacturing Firm

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Episode 272: Inside The ISM Manufacturing And Non-Manufacturing Reports On Business with ISM’s Tim Fiore and Anthony Nieves

Host Lew Weiss welcomes Tim Fiore, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management Manufacturing Business Survey Committee with an unprecedented look inside look at the ISM Manufacturing Report On Business for July 2018. Don't miss ...
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Episode 271: Fab Lab Hub Provides Training for the “New Collar” Workforce

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Episode 270: American Center for Student Run Manufacturing Businesses

Host Lew Weiss welcomes Craig Cegielski and John Silveria from The American Center for Student Run Manufacturing Businesses to talk about their amazing solution to the manufacturing skills gap in America. Their program creates a ...
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Episode 269: The Global Show With Norbert Ore

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Episode 268: Improving Student’s Knowledge of Advanced Manufacturing

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Episode 267: Hear Why Non-Manufacturing At 70-88% Of The Overall Economy Continues To Boom

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Global Show

Episode 266: Is A Recession Unavoidable In 2019 Or Pre-ordained?

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Episode 265: The June ISM Manufacturing Report on Business

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Episode 264: Special Report: Trump Tariffs Could Crush Consumers

The Trump Tariffs to protect America are hurting Americans instead. Tariffs on steel and aluminum are driving up prices of goods Made in America. New tariffs proposed by the administration will all but erase the ...
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Episode 263: China’s View of the Trump Tariffs

The Trump Tariffs are not all one-sided. The Chinese government has and will react. Hear the reaction from Chong Wang, International Correspondent from Shanghai speak with Lew Weiss, host of Manufacturing Talk Radio, about tariffs ...
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Episode 262: “We Need to Pre-Act Not React to Solve The Immigration Issue” – Michael Wildes

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Stay Cool

Episode 261: Keeping Cool in the Workplace with Portacool

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Episode 260: Purchasing Manager’s Index with Norbert Ore

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Episode 259: Cybersecurity Threats to U.S. Manufacturing

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Episode 258: The Credit Manager’s Index Report with Chris Kuehl

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Episode 257: Two Crucial Reports: The ISM’s Manufacturing and Non-Manufacturing Reports

The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business Tim Fiore, committee chair for the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business updates hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady on the PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) number that is tallied every ...
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Episode 256: ISM Update for June 2018

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Episode 255: Speaking The Common Language of Productivity in the Multicultural Workplace

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Episode 254: Robots and Humans – Conflict or Coworkers?

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Episode 253: Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Reports with Norbert Ore

 Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners, and Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the Purchasing Manager's Index reports around the globe ...
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Episode 252: Robotics Creates Jobs and Pays for Itself Quickly

Investing in robotic automation is one of the highest ROI investments a manufacturer can make. But only 5% of manufacturers are aware of how flexibly automation can work in enhancing their operations.  Hosts Lew Weiss ...
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Episode 251: LIVE at ISM 2018: Spring 2018 Semiannual Economic Forecast

Anthony Nieves, CPSM, C.P.M., A.P.P., CFPM, Chair, ISM® Business Survey Committee and Timothy Fiore, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee join hosts Lew and Tim LIVE at ISM2018 in Nashville for an inside ...
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Episode 250: Live with Anthony Nieves

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2 import reports today

Episode 249: ISM Report PLUS the Credit Manager’s Index

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Episode 248: Special: Tariffs and Taxes

Click Here to read "Tariffs are Taxes!" by Manufacturing Talk Radio Executive Producer Tim Grady. An insightful interview with Bob Silverman, Founding Partner of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman and Klestadt, one of the nation's largest ...
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ISM LIVE

Episode 247: The Global Show: April 24th 2018

Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers provides his update and insights on the manufacturing economy as it enters the second quarter with the looming headwinds of tariffs and possible inflation on ...
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Episode 246: Ultra Consultants

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Episode 245: What’s Cool in Manufacturing – what about Light Guide Systems?

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Paul Ryznar, founder and CEO of OPS Solutions and creator of Light Guide Systems—a revolutionary augmented reality (AR) tool that uses projected lights and proprietary software to transform ...
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Episode 244: Inside the ISM Non-Manufacturing Report On Business

Anthony Nieves, committee chair for the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business  joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the March results for businesses reporting on two-thirds of the U.S. economy ...
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Episode 243: Credit Manager’s Index Report

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Episode 242: Inside the ISM Manufacturing Report On Business with Tim Fiore

PMI® at 59.3% New Orders, Production, and Employment Growing Supplier Deliveries Slowing at Slower Rate; Backlog Same Raw Materials Inventories Growing; Customers’ Inventories Too Low Prices Increasing at Faster Rate; Exports and Imports Growing Read ...
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Cloud Computing in MFG

Episode 241: How Manufacturers Can Benefit From Using The Cloud

Many manufacturers do not use the cloud to run their plants or gather data to increase efficiency or reduce time or material waste. Sometimes this comes from concerns about the process of transferring the data, ...
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Episode 240: Follow 18 Industry Surveys Globally and 7 Regional U.S. Manufacturing Reports

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Episode 239: Find Out How MEP’s Help Small and Medium-sized Manufacturers

Guest Jennifer Hagan-Dier, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Director at the University of Tennessee explains how MEP's support manufacturers "from the  front door to the back door, the C-suite to the plant floor". Host Lew Weiss ...
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Episode 238: Credit Manager’s Index with Chris Kuehl

Listen as hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the Credit Manager's Index and the possible impact of tariffs on the U.S. economy. If the Fed gets overly aggressive with interest rates, and if the ...
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Episode 237: What do 60.8 and 59.5 Have In Common as Leading Indicators

The Institute for Supply Management calculates two key indicators each month on the strength of the U.S. economy that are released with in-depth reports by the committee chairs Tim Fiore for the Manufacturing Report on ...
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Episode 236: If Manufacturing is at 60.8, listen at 12 EST where Non-Manufacturing is heading

Listen to internet radio with Manufacturing Talk Radio on BlogTalkRadio Manufacturing is at one of the strongest places it has been since 2004. Now hear where non-manufacturing is heading in this live interview with Anthony ...
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Episode 235: The February ISM Report… How much time do we have left?

Tune in today at 12pm, ET for Manufacturing Talk Radio’s special “live” broadcast with Tim Fiore, Manufacturing Business Survey Chair from the Institute for Supply Management @ www.mfgtalkradio.com JTNDJTNGcGhwJTIwZWNobyUyMGRvX3Nob3J0Y29kZSUyOCUyMiU1QkZsaXBDbG9jayUyMGlkJTNEJTIyMTE3NDglMjIlNUQlMjIlMjklM0IlMjAlM0YlM0U=Tim Fiore, CPSM, C.P.M. Chair, ISM Manufacturing ...
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Episode 234: Knowing How to Get Every Tax Credit You Can and Pay Less in Taxes

Listen Now - Michael Watkins is a financial advisor sharing his expertise in locating and recovering tax credits for manufacturers, including the Workers Opportunity Tax Credit, R&D tax credits, Tax Incentive Recovery, and others that ...
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Episode 233: The New Jersey Legislative Bi-Partisan Manufacturing Caucus

John Kennedy, President of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program was joined by Lew Weiss, President of All Metals & Forge Group and co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio summarizes their presentation to the New Jersey ...
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Episode 232: The Global Show for February 20th, 2018

Join forces with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they interview Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers, Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners, and Royce Loew, ...
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Episode 231: Non-Manufacturing Hits 12-Month High at 59.9

Business is booming! Anthony Nieves, committee chair for the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the 12-month index high and the strength of the ...
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Episode 230: Come Ride the Credit Manager’s Index Roller Coaster with Dr, Chris Kuehl

Listen Now - For months now, Dr. Chris Kuehl, noted economist for the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International and managing partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence enlightens listeners on the month-by-month ups and downs of the ...
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Episode 229: LIVE ISM Report

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Episode 228: A Skills Gap Solution for 2018 – NJ Career Technical Schools

Listen now - Co-Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady have been discussing the Skills Gap problem and exploring solutions. On this show, Judy Savage, Executive Director of the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools ...
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Episode 227: Will Skilled Manufacturing Labor be Thrown Out of the USA?

Michael Wildes, partner in the law firm Wildes and Weinberg, discusses DACA with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Time Grady. If DACA isn't fixed by Congress, what is the impact on manufacturing? How many employees working ...
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Episode 226: Job Opportunities $50,000+ are Not Where You Might Think

Listen Now - Listen to Gary Slawik, Manager of Apprenticeship and Training Programs at Bihler of America talks about vocational training then and now for careers in manufacturing which are the future of good paying, steady, ...
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Episode 225: PMI Surveys Covering 18 Countries and Local US Cities Showing Growth

Listen Now - Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys, shares his insights with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about the synchronicity of global manufacturing growth. Although a few countries are weakening, most ...
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Episode 224: Helping Manufacturers of All Sizes Build, Rebuild and Revitalize Their Brands

Manufacturing Talk Radio welcomes Ed Delia of Delia Associates to the show for a look at how they help manufacturers build, rebuild and revitalize their brand. B-to-B brand management comes with a unique set of ...
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Episode 223: Non-Manufacturing Reading Continues String at 55.9

Anthony Nieves, NMI Committee Chair joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) which continues to roll up above 50 although some softening occurred in ...
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Episode 222: The Credit Manager’s Index, at 54.2, and Purchasing Manager’s Index at 59.7, are Not in Sync

 Dr. Chris Kuehl, author of the National Association of Credit Managers (NACM.org) CMI report (Credit Manager's Index report) explains why the CMI is not in sync with the PMI, with the CMI showing areas ...
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Episode 221: LIVE – Inside the ISM Report On Business with Tim Fiore

 LIVE at 12 Noon ET - The December 2017 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® has the PMI at 59.7%, up from 58.2% last month. Join us LIVE at 12 PM ET for an in-depth ...
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Episode 220: 2017 Manufacturing Year in Review and 2018 Forecast

Tuesday, January 2nd - Hosts Lewis Weiss and Tim Grady take a look back at the top manufacturing stories of 2017 including the skills gap, robotics, additive manufacturing, the prison labor issue, Washington’s effect on ...
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Episode 219: World War 2 Revisited by An Eye Witness in Manufacturing

This episode was originally aired in the fall of 2017 as the launch of WAM, the Women And Manufacturing radio show.  We want to be sure Manufacturing Talk Radio listeners hear the eye witness account of a ...
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Episode 218: 4 Positive Reports for Global Manufacturing in a 2-Part Manufacturing Talk Radio Show

Tuesday, December 19th at 1 PM ET - In a 2-part show with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers and three Manufacturing Talk Radio International Correspondents reporting in, all indicators in ...
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Episode 217: LIVE with Sen. Sherrod Brown

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the nomination vote on Rep. Scott Garrett, President Trump's choice to head the Export-Import Bank, the Summer Manufacturing Camps for 4th-8th graders ...
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Episode 216: What is the Immigration Solution and Will We See It in 2018?

Listen NOW - Michael Wildes, managing partner with Wildes and Weinberg P.C., a 3rd  generation immigration law firm that has  clients including First Lady Melania Trump, famed artists Sarah Brightman, Lionel Richie, Boy George, many of the ...
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Episode 215: 2018 ISM Forecast Strong and Robust with Few Negatives

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the ISM's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) join Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss ...
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Episode 214: Special Report: The Non-Manufacturing Report on Business Hits 57.4, Averages 57.0

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business - the NMI - joined Manufacturing Talk Radio host Tim Grady to discuss the ongoing strength of the non-manufacturing sector, which ...
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Episode 213: ISM hits 58.2 and CMI hits 56.6 – Still Strong in High Territory

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss a very strong Purchasing Manager's Index number and the in-depth report behind ...
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Episode 212: How Do We Select the 1 Right Software for Our Manufacturing Operation?

Ultra Consultants is an independent advisory firm for manufacturers who want to transform their business performance with an emphasis on competitive advantages and the ROI on their software investment. Jeff Carr, CEO and Founder of ...
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Episode 211: Senior International Correspondents Deliver Key Economic Reports

Our three International Correspondents give critical insight from around the globe featuring reports from Europe, China, and the US. These important, up-to-the-minute reports on manufacturing provide valuable insight into what’s happening now and what’s next ...
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Episode 210: Anna Hess – One Of The Original “Rosie The Riveters”

Our premier episode features a true pioneer for women and manufacturing. Anna Hess is one of the original "Rosie the Riveters" - women who took to the factories during World War 2 in jobs that ...
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Episode 209: There are 12 Million Stories in Manufacturing – This is Just One of Them

Listen Now - Cameron Hoy is a man who was dissuaded from manufacturing but migrated back to it. Listen as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady hear the story of someone fascinated by the fascinating world of ...
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Episode 208: CMI 56.5 PMI 58.7 NMI 60.1 – Open This to Learn More

Listen Now - Manufacturing Talk Radio wraps together the three pivotal index reports to bring you the latest information from NACM Economist Chris Kuehl, Ph.D. on the Credit Manager's Index, ISM Committee Chair Tim Fiore on ...
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Episode 207: Breaking News: ISM Rolls Up Slightly Lower at 58.7

Listen NOW - ISM's Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the Manufacturing Report on Business(R) covers the October ISM number, still strong at 58.7 but slightly lower than September that hit 60.8. The 60's tend to ...
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Episode 206: The 21st Century Generation of Manufacturers

Listen Now - Nicole Wolter is the President and CEO of HM Manufacturing with a background in engineering and finance. She has overseen the complete renovation of the company's technology and engineering processes to become ...
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Episode 205: Adding Additive Manufacturing Capabilities Within or Outsourced for 1 Piece to 100,000

Listen Now - Shane Fox, Co-Founder and CEO of LINK3D.co discusses how software is now being used to streamline and optimized additive manufacturing for companies of all sizes with both in-house solutions and outsourced solutions ...
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Episode 204: Global Purchasing Manager’s Indices Press Near or Into 60’s

The Purchasing Manager's Indices have rolled in and rolled up to the high 50's and low 60's for most of the largest producer countries around the globe, and previously troubled countries are experiencing upward movement ...
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Episode 203: ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business

Anthony Nieves joins Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady for an inside look at the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business ...
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Episode 202: Index hits 60.8 and a Golden Nugget Told On-air

Listen NOW - Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM'S Manufacturing Report on Business discusses the eye-popping Purchasing Manager's Index number followed by Chris Kuehl, Chief Economist for the FMA International and the NACM.org who ...
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Episode 201: Get a Better Business Credit Rating

Listen Now -Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Mr. Paul Oster, CEO of Better Qualified, a business in Eatontown, NJ that can help owners and finance executives improve their credit rating to unlock the ...
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Episode 200: 10,552 Manufacturers Can’t Be Wrong!

John Kennedy, CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NJMEP) joins co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss NJMEP's launch of its Manufacturing Caucus, a face-to-face discussion with New Jersey legislators about the ...
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Episode 199: PMI’s Well Above 50 Mark Almost Worldwide

Tuesday, September 19th at 1PM ET: Purchasing Manager's Indices are totaling above 50 in almost every developed country of the world as manufacturing strengthens it footing after a long and sluggish recovery from The Great Recession ...
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Episode 198: MFG Talk Radio at the 7th Annual Women in Manufacturing Summit

One of the organizations that have continuously helped improve manufacturing’s image among women is Women in Manufacturing. Women in Manufacturing (WiM) is an incredible group of women who work in the manufacturing industry ranging from ...
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Episode 197: From Cell Door to Shop Floor

Sean Osborne is an inspirational individual who made a decision to stop doing things that got him in trouble with the law and use his hands-on skills and intelligence in manufacturing. Learn what that decision ...
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Episode 196: Upwardly Strong: ISM at 58.8 and CMI at 55.1

Listen to internet radio with Manufacturing Talk Radio on BlogTalkRadio The Bureau of Labor Statistics has manufacturing employment around 12,400,000 but only counts from the production floor out the loading dock door, and although employment ...
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Episode 195: Need an Executive for a Dump Truck or an Ambulance?

The Skills Gap presents great challenges in finding skilled technicians and another level of complexity finding skilled executives to oversee everything from concept and design to unique body building and customer delivery of vocational vehicles ...
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Episode 194: SME Education Foundation and Shape Corporation

As part of a nationwide effort to help close the swelling skills gap, the SME Education Foundation established PRIME® (Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education), its program to attract youth to manufacturing and prepare high school students ...
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Episode 193: Global Reports: More Tailwinds than Headwinds for Manufacturing in 2017

Part 1 Part 2 Each month, Manufacturing Talk Radio reaches out to its Senior International Correspondents to get their read on manufacturing around the world in this global economy. Royce Lowe reports from France and ...
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Episode 192: Manufacturing Weather Report – In the 50’s with Mostly Sunny Skies

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 ...
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Episode 191: Two (2) Very Different Discussion on Manufacturing: Recruiting and Biotechnology

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 - ...
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Episode 190: Manufacturing Growth Globally in More Than 25 Countries

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 ...
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Episode 189: Non-Manufacturing Surges Upward to 57.4 with New Orders!

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 ...
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Episode 188: ISM PMI at 57.8; CMI at 56.1 – Great Numbers! But what do they mean? Listen to find out!

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 ...
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Episode 187: The $1.6 Trillion Junk Bond Bubble – is it coming or is it here? Ask Credit Risk Monitor

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 ...
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Episode 186 : Around the World in 58 Minutes, or Less

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 ...
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Episode 185: 3 Interesting Reports on Manufacturing Air Today at 1:00 p.m. ET

Join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they discuss the state of manufacturing in America and the EU/UK with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist with the National Association of Manufacturers, Dr. Chris Kuehl with Armada ...
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Episode 184: ISM PMI at +54.9 and NMI at 56.9

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 ...
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Episode 183: Live from ISM2017 in Orlando

Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, retiring Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey has been a valuable contributor to Manufacturing Talk Radio since we launched 4 years ago. Upon hearing of his retirement we decided to thank ...
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Episode 182: Our Global Outlook Show

Economic conditions around the world are driven on the strong back of manufacturing. In the April/May 2017 Global Outlook, you will hear from industry experts how the U.S. economy and manufacturing is performing, along with ...
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Episode 181: Non-Manufacturing Index At 57.5

Released on the 3rd or 4th business day of each new month, Anthony Nieves, committee chair for the ISM's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) presents the detail of this very positive report that covers 18 industries ...
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Episode 180: Two (2) Great Resources for Manufacturers Add to Manufacturing Talk Radio’s Resource-Rich Library

Manufacturing Talk Radio continues to interview unique resources for manufacturers and compile the shows in a library at mfgtalkradio.com. This week, Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with Andrew Scott of G&A Partners, a company ...
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Episode 179: PMI = 54.8. CMI = 55.8. Even the Details Look Favorable – Check It Out!

Listen Now - The Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index report rolled up to 54.8 for April activity, and although several sub-indices softened, the overall condition of manufacturing continues to remain strong, according to ...
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Episode 178: Save $000’s or Much More Just by Listening to Manufacturing Talk Radio

Manufacturing Talk Radio continues to interview expert guests whose companies provide tangible solutions to everyday manufacturing issues. This week, show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Andrea Olson, CEO of Prag’madik a firm that help ...
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Episode 177: Upbeat Economic Reports from 4 Continents and 15+ Countries

Senior International Correspondents Chad Moutray, Norbert Ore, Chong Wang and Royce Lowe join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the continuing upbeat economic reports around the world, although some pockets show some weakness that may ...
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Episode 176: Two Important Speakers Address Key Topics for Manufacturers

Listen Now - Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer with Syncron joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss how Syncron helps OEM manufacturers develop their 'after-sale' service at dealerships by improving availability of the right ...
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Episode 175: Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Host Tim Grady discusses the March 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® with Anthony Nieves. The full report can be found below. March 2017 Non-Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT ...
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Episode 174: 3 Important Topics for Our Listeners that Impact Manufacturing

Manufacturing Talk Radio is excited to announce an expansion of its network broadcasts with the launch of A Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford, a show that will cover some of the risks and ramifications ...
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Episode 173: Announcing 1 New Show: A Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford and an Interview with LightGuideSystems

Manufacturing Talk Radio is expanding its network of shows under MBC, the Manufacturing Broadcasting Corporation, by launching its newest show, A Global Perspective with Dr. Adriana Sanford with Executive Producer and Show Host Dr. Adriana Sanford ...
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Episode 172: 3 Positive Global Reports on Manufacturing Around the World

Listen Now - Each month, Manufacturing Talk Radio updates our listeners on the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) performance for other countries around the world, especially Asia, the UK, and the EU. In addition, we explore regional ...
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Factory manufacturing Insurance

Episode 171: Two (2) Insightful Interviews From Travelers Insurance and Frontline Selling

LISTEN NOW - Manufacturing Talk Radio strives to deliver the most helpful content to the manufacturing industry. If your company is - or will be - involved with 3D Printing, learn the risks and how to ...
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ISM report

Episode 170: Three (3) Can’t Miss Updates on U.S. Manufacturing

Listen Now - Manufacturing Talk Radio interviews Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) along with Dr ...
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Episode 169: ISM Manufacturing Report On Business for February 2017

Join Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady for an in-depth discussion of the today's ISM Report presented by Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair for the Manufacturing Report on Business® Create your own user feedback survey ...
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Episode 168: Two (2) Vital Segments air on Manufacturing Talk Radio – Download the Show

Listen Now - Felix Nater, founder and owner of Nater Associates, joins Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss Workplace Violence, and there is a lot more to this topic than ...
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Economies Expanding

Episode 167: Manufacturing Grows across 3 Continents and 28 Countries

Listen Now - Manufacturing Talk Radio's Senior International Correspondents report in from Asia, North America and Europe about positive PMI figures coming out of most developed countries. A handful of established countries continue to struggle ...
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Episode 166: 2 ISM Reports Indicate Rapid Growth in Most Sectors of the U.S. Economy

As 2016 wound to a close, there were indicators of expansion in the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report of Business(R).  Listen to Committee Chairs Brad Holcomb for ...
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Itamco

Episode 165: 3 Immediate Transformative Resources for Manufacturers on Manufacturing Talk Radio

Many manufacturers may be struggling to understand how they transition their manufacturing operations into the 21st Century without dumping their legacy equipment. Now you can learn how to hook up legacy machines to your ERP ...
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Voodoo Manufacturing

Episode 164: From 1 to 10,000 Plastic Parts in Two Weeks via Voodoo!

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with the executives from Voodoo Manufacturing, about one fast way to get plastic parts in your hands in a hurry. Whether it is 1 part tomorrow or 10,000 parts ...
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Episode 163: 1 Quick Fix and 1 Good Report are Two Topics Worth Hearing

We have all heard about the Skills Gap and efforts at within state and federal government, academia and the industry to fix it - but that fix could take years. Tune in to hear a ...
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Episode 162: Over 18 Major Economies Expanding Including U.S., China, U.K. and E.U.

Click "Play" above to hear some of the most positive news we have broadcast in over 3 years and Senior International Correspondents from Asia, the U.K. and E.U. update listeners on the major expanding economies. Click ...
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Manufacturing Technology

Episode 161: Three (3) Major Industry Events to Put on Your Calendar

The digital and dynamic world of modern manufacturing is developing so quickly that industry conferences and seminars are a must to stay ahead of the curve - or catch up to the curve. Manufacturing Talk ...
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Episode 160: MFG Talk Radio on location with this months Featured Company Festo Didactic, Inc.

Each month Manufacturing Talk Radio will spotlight an industry-leading organization in our new Featured Company section. We will conduct in-depth interviews, seek insights and convey interesting information from manufacturers, service providers, organizations and thought leaders ...
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Episode 159: Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business

Listen Now - Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) reports on Manufacturing Talk Radio about the December 2016 findings from survey participants in the industries of the ...
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ISM report

Episode 158: Into the 50’s – Hear Where the PMI is At and is Headed

Listen in as co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the current state of manufacturing with Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) as they delve into the ...
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2016 Wrap Up

Episode 157: 2016 Becomes 2017 and Manufacturing Will Do What?

Tap into a wrap up of 2016 as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the major contributors and hot topics that drove Manufacturing Talk Radio podcasts to nearly 400,000 downloads in just three years. Then ...
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360-Degree Global Economic Reports

Episode 156: 360-Degree Global Economic Reports

LISTEN NOW: Manufacturing Talk Radio's Senior International Correspondents and the NAM's Chief Economist, Chad Moutray, discuss what is happening in manufacturing around the globe both above and below the equator. Overall, the shakiness of 2016 ...
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ism forecast

Episode 155: The ISM’s 2017 Forecast is Here – Listen In!

LISTEN NOW - Each December, the Institute for Supply Management compiles and condenses an analysis of its' respondents feel for the upcoming year. Tune in to Manufacturing Talk Radio for a brief overview of the 21-page ...
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ISM 11-2016

Episode 154: 3 Ways to Look at Manufacturing Presented Today

Listen Now - Manufacturing Talk Radio discusses the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business® and the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business® with Anthony Nieves, committee chair with the ISM, followed by a review of November’s Credit Manager’s Index ...
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Episode 153: 2 Organizations to Help Manufacturers Make the 21st Century Transition

Jim Wall, Executive Director of NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills talks with Manufacturing Talk Radio about the 52 distinct NIMS skill certifications including stamping, press break, roll forming, laser cutting, machining, tool and ...
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Augmented reality

Episode 152: New Technology or Old?

LISTEN NOW: EDI: old technology or upgrade technology with Peter Edlund, VP of Di Central. Also new technology - Augmented Reality with Patrick Ryan from Newport News Shipbuilding explains how to inspect the construction of ...
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Finished machining

Episode 151: Four (4) Economic Reports Spanning the Globe broadcast across Manufacturing Talk Radio

Listen Now - Manufacturing Talk Radio brings together three of its senior international correspondents along with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist with the NAM, to discuss how manufacturing looks around the world this November, including discussions on ...
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3 Important Shows

Episode 150: Three (3) Potent and Important Interviews on TPP, ISM and Workshops for Warriors

Ken Monahan, Director for International Trade Policy at the NAM Manufacturing Talk Radio interviews the National Association of Manufacturer's Ken Monahan, Director for International Trade Policy at the NAM about the TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership ...
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ISM ROB

Episode 149: How High Will the ISM’s 51.5 Sept PMI Go in October?

LISTEN NOW - Learn how far up the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) Purchasing Manager's Index moved up from September's 51.5 presented by Brad Holcomb, committee chair, followed by Chris Kuehl, noted economist with Armada ...
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MTR Global

Episode 148: Two (2) Key Reports on Manufacturing and Economic Activity Outside the U.S.

LISTEN NOW!- Each month, Manufacturing Talk Radio presents an update on manufacturing and economic activity in the E.U., U.K. and Asia with its correspondents from France and China.  Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady ...
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Global PMI Suvey

Episode 147: 18 International PMIs, 8 National PMIs, in the Global Survey from Manufacturing Talk Radio

LISTEN NOW - Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Global PMI Survey reports and various local and regional reports while show some slight improvement, followed by ...
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NJMEP MFG Day

Episode 146: MFG Talk Radio and NJMEP

NJMEP hosts MFG Day in Somerset, NJ…Manufacturing Talk Radio video interviews: Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and eight others from New Jersey speak on MFG issues and solutions. Listen to:  John Kennedy, CEO of NJMEP, NJMEP's ...
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ISM report

Episode 145: The ISM Jumps Up to 51.5 – But That Isn’t the Good News

Brad Holcomb joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the September PMI activity that resulted in a jump in the Purchasing Manager's Index from 49.4 to 51.5 – but the good news is ...
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Episode 144: Two Mega-Member Chambers of Commerce Speak Up on Manufacturing Talk Radio

Listen NOW! - Hear from two leading Chambers of Commerce, the American Small Business Chamber of Commerce headed by Cris Young with over 200,000 members, and the U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce led by Margot Dorfman ...
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MTR Global

Episode 143: Economic ViewPoint: 3 Continents, 28 Countries, Manufacturing Economies

Learn what is happening in manufacturing from East to West, across 3 continents and 28 countries, from China through the U.S., past the UK and into the EU. Is the global manufacturing economy going to ...
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Unicor prison labor

Episode 142: 85 more U.S. manufacturing jobs lost to prison slave labor and this is only the beginning…

Join co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss as they continue to examine the relationship between prison slave labor systems protected by state or federal governments that compete with U.S. manufacturers which have stolen American taxpayers ...
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Prison Slave Labor

Episode 141: Attica again… 45 years later, national prison strike in up to 50 cities and 24 states… listen to the uncovering of an unspoken national tragedy …. It effects us all………TODAY!

Prison strike actions are anticipated beginning Sept 9, 2016 in federal, state and city prisons and jails, along with juvenile and immigrant detention facilities over the issue of forced slave labor allowed under the 13th ...
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ISM August 2016

Episode 140: 49.4 – Why The PMI Isn’t All That Bad, Even Though It’s Below 50.0 Unless…

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) presents his insights on the latest Purchasing Manager's Index and why it appears to be "a breather" from the above 50 midpoint that ...
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Alliance for American Manufacturing

Episode 139: 8 Ways a Divided Congress and White House Can Boost Manufacturing

Scott Paul, president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing sits down with Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to discuss 8 ways a divided Congress and White House can boost manufacturing, covering infrastructure, innovation, tax reform, ...
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Prison labor

Episode 138: Manufacturers Compete with Prison Slave Labor Allowable under the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

Manufacturers are losing contracts to Unicor, GEO, Deptcor and over a dozen other private prison operators, unable to compete with prison labor rates, or not even allowed to bid on some contracts under an unfair ...
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Ficosa-Cookeville

Episode 137: Manufacturing Overcoming These 3 Headwinds, and a New Plant that Proves It!

Join hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss for two exciting segments, the first with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist with the National Association of Manufacturers who will discuss the headwinds faced by manufacturers and global economic ...
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Rust Belt

Episode 136: The Resurrection of 21 Rust Belt Towns

How are leaders in Rust Belt cities and towns across America and Europe creating the renaissance from dilapidated factories to hotbeds of technological innovation? Find the answers as co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss interview ...
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ISM Report for July 2016

Episode 135: 2 Major Reports on US Economy for July 2016 – Institute of Supply Management and Armada Corporate Intelligence

Join co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss on Manufacturing Talk Radio as they delve into the ISM's Manufacturing Report on Business(R) with Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair for this illuminating monthly update on the state of ...
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gender inequality in manufacturing

Episode 134: 4 Reasons Why Women Don’t Pursue Blue Collar Careers

Are high schools equally preparing young men and young women for blue collar jobs?  Are they equally emphasizing career and technical training or going to college?  A study by April Sutton, Amanda Bosky and Chandra ...
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Episode 133: How can manufacturers integrate older technology with today’s innovation?

How can manufacturers keep older technology relevant in a face of constantly changing innovation? Potomac Photonic’s CEO and President Mike Adelstein is with us to explain how choosing tools that enable the integration of traditional ...
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brexit

Episode 132: What does Brexit mean for your data’s privacy?

Professor Adriana Sanford, Mfg Talk Radio's Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics, and Clinical Associate Professor at the W.P. Carey School of Business, visiting research professor of the Universidad de Talca, Facultad de ...
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ISM Report

Episode 131: ISM’s Report on Business for June 2016, plus the Credit Manager’s Index

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Report on Business® presents the latest in-depth information on the PMI® Purchasing Manager’s Index covering June 2016. Brad offers listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the ...
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manufacturing apprentice

Episode 130: 5 Proven Ways Apprenticeship Programs Solve Workforce Woes

Todd Berch, Manager, Office of Apprenticeship Training with the Connecticut Department of Labor, and Gary Coviello, Technical Support/Safety Manager at The Carby Corporation, are with us to discuss the state’s apprenticeship training program and how ...
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machine tool

Episode 129: The State of the Machine Tool Industry

James Anderton, Content Director for engineering.com joins us for a look at the state of the machine tool industry. The US used to be the leader in machine tooling, but now Japan and Germany are ...
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Episode 128: Top 6 Effects of Collaborative Robots (Co-Bots) and the Manufacturing Workforce

 Jeff Burnstein, President of the Association for Advancing Automation, joins us to discuss the realities and misperceptions of how collaborative robots are transforming the manufacturing landscape.   Many feel automation is threatening the industry’s workforce, ...
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Manufacturers' Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Episode 127: Economic Forecast from The Manufacturers’ Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Cliff Waldman, Director of Economic Studies at the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Foundation is with us again to present MAPI’s latest economic forecast, plus important research on productivity in manufacturing. It promises to ...
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Episode 126: May 2016 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Report on Business® presents the latest in-depth information on the PMI® Purchasing Manager’s Index covering May 2016. Brad offers listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the ...
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Factory Closed

Episode 125: The 6 Things Holding Back Manufacturing’s Resurgence

The manufacturing recovery promised by forecasters is facing considerable obstacles, cross currents and headwinds. Join co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss as they discuss 6 things holding back manufacturing growth with Armada Corporate Intelligence's Chris ...
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AGMA 100 years

Episode 124: The American Gear Manufacturers Association Celebrates Their 100th Year

The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) has been conducting programs and providing services to the gear industry and its customers since 1916. Listen in as retiring President Joe Franklin and incoming President Matt Croson join ...
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Episode 123: ISM Announces eISM and 30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Discuss Supply Chain Challenges

The Institute for Supply Management's Senior Vice President, M.L. Peck joins Manufacturing Talk Radio to announce eISM, the exciting eLearning Resource to enhance the ISM Mastery Model introduced just last year that allows supply chain ...
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Episode 122: Manufacturing Trends from a Design-Build Perspective

Stephen Gray, President and CEO of Gray Construction, a pioneering design-build company specializing in engineering, architecture and construction services for both domestic and international customers, will be with us to share insights into manufacturing trends ...
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ism report

Episode 121: ISM’s Report on Business for April 2016, plus the Credit Manager’s Index and FMA’s Job Shop Report

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Report on Business® presents the latest in-depth information on the PMI® Purchasing Manager’s Index covering April 2016. Brad offered listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the ...
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CNC Machine

Episode 120: On-demand Manufacturing

Join us as Drura Parrish, CEO and Founder of MakeTime®, explains how this first on-demand machining platform provides turnkey CNC machining from qualified U.S. suppliers. With unprecedented visibility into available U.S. supply, MakeTime® will intelligently ...
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translation software

Episode 119: Interpersonal Communication Transformed

Kevin Strom, founder and CEO of GlobeChat, is with Manufacturing Talk Radio to discuss how his award-winning app GlobeChat is poised to completely transform interpersonal communication even when the sender and receiver can only text ...
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Episode 118: America’s Money Answers Man Talks Manufacturing

Jordan Goodman, America's Money Answers Man, joins hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to help manufacturers learn where they can put their idle cash, how they can manage tight cash flows and payables, what they ...
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ISM PMI Report

Episode 117: ISM’s Report on Business for March 2016, plus the Credit Manager’s Index

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Report on Business® presents the latest in-depth information on the PMI® Purchasing Manager’s Index covering March 2016. Brad offered listeners keen insights into the meaning behind the ...
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eCustoms platform

Episode 116: ACE Update

Celeste Catano, Sr. Global Strategist at Kewill and Amy Magnus, Director of Customs Affairs & Compliance at Deringer are back with Manufacturing Talk Radio to update us on the ongoing compliance and implementation issues of ...
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Reshoring

Episode 115: Reshoring; Setting a Course on Manufacturing’s Road Home

From the giants of industry to SMEs spurring innovation and driving competition, manufacturers know returning operations to US shores from overseas factories will revitalize our economy. But exactly how does an enterprise of any size ...
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MFG Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Episode 114: Economic Forecast from The Manufacturers’ Alliance for Productivity and Innovation

Cliff Waldman, Director of Economic Studies at the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Foundation is with us again to present MAPI’s latest economic forecast, plus important research on productivity in manufacturing. It promises to ...
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IP Theft

Episode 113: IP Theft, who’s prosecuting the poachers?

How can U.S. manufacturers compete globally when counterfeiting, cyber-attacks and piracy steal our intellectual property without penalty? Join us as Drew Greenblatt, Chairman of The National Alliance for Jobs and Innovation (NAJI) and Rob McKenna, ...
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Episode 112: Apple vs The FBI

We discuss the potential ramifications of Apple vs the FBI with Adriana Sanford, Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. Where will it lead us as the FBI looks for an encryption breaker, or ...
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Apple vs FBI

Episode 111: ISM’s Report on Business for February 2016, plus Apple vs the FBI

Manufacturing is 20% of U.S. GDP when measured from the top floor to the loading dock with a 4:1 multiplier effect in the overall economy, so where manufacturing goes, so goes the entire economy. Listen ...
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South carolina SME

Episode 110: Primary Election Coverage – NAM’s SMEs Focus on South Carolina

The next stop on our coverage of manufacturing's important issues during this Primary Election season is South Carolina. Drew Greenblatt, Vice Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers Small and Medium Manufacturers' Group returns to ...
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Nevada Manufacturing Association

Episode 109: Primary Coverage – NAM’s SMEs Focus on Nevada

America’s manufacturing industry and the Small and Medium Enterprises are the backbone of the US economy, so why in this election year are important manufacturing issues not a part of the general political conversation?   Tune ...
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3d Printing

Episode 108: 3D Printing’s Future is Now; Prototypes to Production Runs

3D printing is moving from prototype to production runs with help from innovator, digital manufacturing expert and Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of Year recipient Mitch Free and Alan Amling, VP of Global Logistics & Distribution ...
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Episode 107: What’s the Deal with Manufacturing – Up, Down or Sideways? And the real number is 48.2%

Hear the latest report from Mr. Brad Holcomb, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business® for the January Purchasing Manager's Index PMI®.  Then stay on as Dr. Chris Kuehl of ...
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Vital Information for U.S. Importers and Exporters on Global Economic Performance and ACE

Episode 106: Norbert Ore with info on 18 Purchasing Managers Index reports PLUS Vital Info for U.S. Importers & Exporters on Global Economic Performance & ACE (Automated Commercial Environment)

We open with Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners who returns to provide comparative commentary on 18 Purchasing Managers Index reports that are compiled worldwide. Find out how, and ...
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Robotics jobs in the USA

Episode 105: Robotic Advancements Bring US Manufacturing Jobs Home

Despite misconceptions to the contrary, robotics are actually creating jobs and spurring manufacturing growth. Join us as Drew Greenblatt, CEO of steel fabricator Marlin Steel and Harry Moser, Founder and President of The Reshoring Initiative ...
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ism report

Episode 104: ISM’s Report on Business for Dec. 2015, plus Mfg Talk Radio’s appearance on Ebru TV’s “Fresh Outlook”

Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business puts into context the ISM's Purchasing Managers Index number for December 2015. In November, it dipped to 48.6, dropping below 50 ...
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2015 Review

Episode 103: 2015 Recap – News, Events and What’s Next

As each year comes to an end, Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady present a summary of the year's events, top stories, big news items, and what the next year might bring ...
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additive manufacturing design

Episode 102: Global Business Surveys, plus Additive Manufacturing’s impact on design and workforce

We open with Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners who returns to provide comparative commentary on 18 Purchasing Managers Index reports that are compiled worldwide.  Find out how, and ...
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us industrial outlook

Episode 101: US Industrial Outlook, plus Marketing for Manufacturers

With us today are Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Economist for MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation and Bruce McDuffee, Executive Director of the Manufacturing ...
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ISM Forecast 2016 tax credit

Episode 100: Tax Credit for Business, PLUS ISM’s 2016 Business Forecast

Your business CAN qualify for the R&D Tax Credit.  Leading voices from Black Line Group Scott Schmidt, Principal and Founder and Rachel Bishop, Director of R&D Tax Credit Services unpack the R&D tax code for ...
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ISM report institute for supply mangement

Episode 99: February 2016 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

February 2016 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business® DO NOT CONFUSE THIS NATIONAL REPORT with the various regional purchasing reports released across the country. The national report's information reflects the entire United States, while the regional ...
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FABTECH 2015

Episode 98: FABTECH 2015 Wrap-up: All the best from Chicago

Manufacturing Talk Radio was pleased to broadcast from FABTECH 2015 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, the premier industry trade show for metal fabrication, precision machining, welding, cutting and manufacturing engineering. This show is a ...
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fibernomics and industry

Episode 97: Fibernomics and Industry 4.0

Fiber laser technology has become a real game changer in the Fabrication industry.  Listen in as Frank Arteaga, head of product marketing, market region NAFTA, at BystronicUSA helps us gain a better understanding of the ...
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mfg

Episode 96: Powerful insights into major manufacturing trends

What’s on the horizon for manufacturing? Join us as we unpack the latest Global Business Surveys with Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and the former Chair of the ...
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The Global Show

Episode 95: What are the Major OEM’s doing in view of the ISM results, now and for the foreseeable future?

Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business puts into context the Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index number for October 2015. Then stay on to learn what the expansion and ...
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Episode 94: Export-Import Bank ReAuthorization

The ExIm Bank continues to twist in the Washington wind as Republican supporters in Congress use a discharge petition to force a vote over the objections of House Financial Committee Chairman, Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R., ...
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working disabilites

Episode 93: Untapped Talent Pool for Manufacturers

The net you're casting to capture manufacturing talent may be riddled with holes. As the manufacturing skills gap looms larger every year, companies will be missing valuable opportunities to meet their needs if the talent ...
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Episode 92: Global Business Surveys October 2015

Norbert Ore, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and the former Chair of the Institute of Supply Management's Manufacturing Business Survey Committee joins us to provide comparative commentary on 18 Purchasing ...
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Episode 91: ISM Manufacturing Report on Business for August 2015

Manufacturing Talk Radio will be airing a special episode with Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management(R) (ISM(R)) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee to discuss the September Manufacturing Report on Business(R).  This show goes ...
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mfg-day

Episode 90: National MFG Day 2015

Chandra Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the International Trade Administration, Ed Youdell, President and CEO of The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), and Jennifer McNelly, President of The Manufacturing Institute join hosts Tim ...
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Episode 89: US Industrial Outlook Report

Cliff Waldman, Director of Economic Studies at the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation Foundation regularly writes and speaks on U.S. and global economic trends. He will be with us presenting the MAPI quarterly economic ...
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inventory

Episode 88: Lean Manufacturing followed by Purchasing Managers Index Reports

Join Christian Koestler, Vice President of Operations for STIHL, Inc., and Michael Daly, Director of Operations for Hypertherm, as they discuss lean manufacturing and eliminating waste and overburdened systems from your manufacturing processes with hosts ...
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machinist

Episode 87: Part II – Women in Manufacturing

The case for women in manufacturing continues as we’re joined by Teresa Beach-Shelow, Owner and President of Superior Joining Technologies, Inc. and Traci and Lori Tapani, Co-Owners of Wyoming Machine to discuss programs designed to ...
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tough decisions

Episode 86: Close, Sell or Merge? Baby Boomer Owners Prepare for Retirement and ISM Report on Business for August 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Time - Michael Schwerdtfeger, managing Director of Chapman Associates, Middle Market Mergers & Acquisitions, joins hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to outline the options available to retiring owners ...
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engineer

Episode 85: Women in Manufacturing, Part I

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:00-2:00pm Eastern time – The case for women in manufacturing has never been stronger. Join us for the first of our two-part series on women in manufacturing as Allison Grealis, President ...
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male engineer

Episode 84: The skills gap cure? Recruiting, retraining and retaining an inspired workforce

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:00-2:00pm ET: Economic indicators predict a bright future for manufacturing, but significant workforce challenges pit the landscape and darken its horizon. Join us as Gardner Carrick, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives ...
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Episode 83: Remanufacturing Aids Sustainability

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 1:00-2:00pm ET – Increasingly, remanufacturing operations hold significant roles in sustainability initiatives.  Listen in as two leading voices in remanufacturing,  John Disharoon, Director of Market Access for Caterpillar’s Cat Reman and ...
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Episode 82: ISM Report on Business for July 2015 & Prof Sanford on Dodd-Frank

Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business puts into context the ISM’s Purchasing Managers Index number for July 2015. Although the substantial majority of the provisions of the ...
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Episode 81: Green Manufacturing and Sustainability

Environmental responsibility and financial costs needn’t be at odds for manufacturers to be successful at "going green." Listen in as Danny Mishek, Managing Director and Co-Owner of SelfEco, Kate Bachman, Editor at the Sustainable Manufacturer ...
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Episode 80: US Industrial Outlook Report

Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Economist for MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation, discusses the latest MAPI quarterly economic forecast covering the manufacturing sectors. Key topics ...
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Episode 79: Industrial Robotics

Collaborative robotics are transforming the manufacturing shop floor and ushering in a new era in factory automation. Join us as Jim Lawton, Chief Product and Marketing Officer for Rethink Robotics shares how they’ve brought technologies ...
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Episode 78: The ISM’s Report on Business June 2015 and Senior International Correspondent Prof Adriana Sanford

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. ET - Tune in to hear Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business put into context the Institute for polupply Management's Purchasing ...
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drone

Episode 77: Commercial Drones

June 30, 2015- Evolving issues of privacy, security and regulation are not preventing the UAV market from boldly moving forward.  But is this nearly unregulated industry growing faster than solutions to critical problems and how ...
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exim bank

Episode 76: Reauthorization of the Ex Im Bank

Tuesday June 23, 2015 – In this episode we discuss the status of the reauthorization of the ExIm Bank. The federal bank is on the verge of losing its charter as Congress disputes whether the government ...
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Episode 75: Social Media and Industrial Manufacturers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET - Small to mid-sized industrial manufacturers often overlook the substantial benefits of engaging existing and potential customers via virtual forums. This week, hosts Tim Grady and ...
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Advanced Manufacturing

Episode 74: CFO Studio Innovation Conference at MetLife Stadium

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 1pm (Eastern Time) – Listen in as chief financial officers from several corporations share information helpful for any enterprise looking to get, and stay, out front in today’s business climate.  ...
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aerospace boeing

Episode 73: Aerospace on the West Coast

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 1:00-2:00pm Eastern Time - Be with us as Alex Pietsch, Director of the Office of Aerospace for the State of Washington and Lawren Markle, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, Los Angeles County ...
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Episode 72: ISM Report on Business May 2015 PLUS Counterfeit Parts and Products in the Supply Chain

Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business put into context the Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index number for May 2015. Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics, Professor ...
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Episode 71: Aerospace in the Southwest

May 26, 2015 -Join Susan Lavrakas, Consultant to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) on Workforce Issues, Kevin Wolfe, General Manager of Powill Manufacturing and Michael Chrobak, Executive Vice President of Lead Generation for TexasOne as ...
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Episode 70: Special Broadcast: Corporate Ethics with Prof. Adriana Sanford

Senior International Correspondent, Prof. Adriana Sanford May 19th - Professor Adriana Sanford, Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics.  Professor Sanford, who teaches at Arizona State University, discusses several topics that can impact U.S ...
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Episode 69: Aerospace Manufacturing Series 3 of 5 Mexico

May 19, at 1PM ET - Steve Colantuoni, Vice President of Marketing for The Tecma Group of Companies, Aldo Rodriguez, Director at Noranco, Inc., and Gale Thompson, renown industry expert and retired Vice President of Int'l Operations for The Offshore ...
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Episode 68: The CFO Innovation Conference and Awards

May 12, 2015 - The CFO Innovation Conference and Awards, hosted by CFO Studio and Real Estate Strategies Corporation on May 12, 2015, at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, was an all-day business event for CFOs ...
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Episode 67: LIVE from ISM 2015 in Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2015 - Manufacturing Talk Radio took it's show on the road, broadcasting from booth 739 at the ISM 2015 Annual Conference in Phoenix Arizona, May 3-6. If you were at the show, we'd love ...
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Episode 66: Cyber Security and Manufacturing

The transformation of manufacturing from closed to open systems is creating opportunities for everyone; including hackers poised to poach data and disrupt production.  What's the best strategy to deal with the cyber attacks that process ...
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internet of things

Episode 65: The Internet of Things

What is today's landscape of connected manufacturing and what’s driving interest in the Industrial Internet? Greg Gorbach, Vice President of Information-Driven Manufacturing for ARC Advisory Group, and two of the leading voices at General Electric; ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Episode 62: Aerospace Discussion Panel – Aerospace in the North East

3/31/15 - Special Guests - Al Samuel, Exec. Director of Aerospace Component Manufacturers “The World’s Aerospace Alley” ACM: World Leaders in Aerospace Since Flight Began ACM comprises one of the largest, most experienced concentrations of ...
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Episode 61: Want to Know About Exporting? Then You Should Listen To This Show.

For industry resources about exporting click here 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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3d printing mfg

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 ...
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Port Crisis

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 ...
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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 ...
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mfg robots

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 ...
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transportation

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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Episode 49: The 2014 Economic Recap and 2015 Forecast

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady review the year of radio shows that were broadcast in 2014, including breaking news, new technology, reshoring, economic forecasts, and exciting developments in manufacturing as well as great events like ...
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Episode 48: West Coast Port “Quake” Sets Off Economic Tsunami

December 23rd at 1PM EST - The ILWU contract expired on July 1, 2014, and once again the West Coast port container offloads and onloads have been crippled during contentious union negotiations in the face of ...
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Episode 47: The FMA’s Economic Forecast for 2015

12/16/2014 Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist, analyst and humorist who gives his unfiltered view of the outlook for 2015.  Dr. Kuehl is a noted economist working with the Fabricators ...
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Episode 46: ISM’s Annual Forecast For 2015

Brad Holcomb, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business and Tony Nieves, Chair of the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business present the ISM's annual forecast for 2015. This in-depth analyst, culled from the respondents to ...
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Episode 45: Can American Manufacturing’s Comeback Be Sustained?

Originally broadcast on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 North America’s manufacturing sector is on an upward trajectory. However, a shortage of young talent, compounded by Baby Boomers’ negative perceptions about Millennials, could impact its continued expansion, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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ISM Report for October 2014

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Episode 34: What Is Open Innovation?

Eloise Young earned her PhD in Organic Chemistry from MIT and today leads innovation programs on behalf of one of the world's leading firms in the area of Open Innovation, NineSigma. Open Innovation, also known ...
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Episode 33: Staffing Solutions and Advice

Staffing specialists Scott A. Mayer, President and CEO of QPS Employment Group and Jeri Meyers, QPS Senior Regional Vice President. Scott and Jeri bring their considerable experience in the staffing industry to the show with ...
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Episode 32: Export Import Bank

The Export-Import Bank of the United States is the official export credit agency of the United States. Their mission is to ensure that U.S. companies — large and small — have access to the financing ...
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Episode 31: Economic Issues in Manufacturing

Daniel J. Meckstroth, PhD, discusses a wide range of economic issues as they relate to the manufacturing sector. Daniel J. Meckstroth, Ph.D., is Vice President and Chief Economist for Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation ...
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Episode 30: Misconceptions About Manufacturing

Patricia Lee, Director of Marketing for the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. and its charitable foundation Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs. Patricia is also the marketing lead for the national Manufacturing Day program which FMA co-produces ...
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Episode 29: Benefits of Modern Technology

Founder and CEO of Sererra Consulting Group and Ryan Evans, Director of Sales for the NetSuite Practice at Sererra Consulting Group discuss the benefits of modern technology in the workplace. Learn how technology has advanced ...
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Episode 28: CapFlow Funding

Guests Bill Gallagher and Tim Laughlin from CapFlow Funding Group discuss how your business can gain access to working capital through three different lending solutions at affordable rates in less than 2 weeks for companies ...
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Episode 27: Export Assistance

Special guest from the Department of Commerce. Susan Widmer, Director, Northern NJ Export Assistance Center joined hosts Lew and Tim to discuss Export Assistance for Small to Medium Size Businesses. The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes ...
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Institute for Supply Management

Episode 26: ISM Report on Business

On our August 5th show, returning guest Brad Holocomb, Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee discussed the latest ISM Manufacturing Report on Business, the surge in manufacturing and the future with Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady ...
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Episode 25: Small Business Administration SBA

How does the SBA sees the state of the economic recovery? Presidential appointee Natalia Olson-Urtecho of the U.S. Small Business Administration joins our program to discuss the available resources available to businesses to help them succeed ...
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Episode 24: Global Economic Trends

In this episode Cliff Waldman, Senior Economist and Council Director to the MAPI Manufacturing Council joined Lew and Tim to discuss the global manufacturing economy. Mr. Waldman regularly writes and speaks on U.S. and global economic ...
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Episode 23: Finding and Hiring Millenials

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady were joined by Tracy Tenpenny, Owner and Vice President of Sales and Marketing Tailored Label Products, manufacturer of custom engineered specialty labels. Also joining Lew and Tim was Karen ...
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Episode 22: Update 30 Under 30

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 ...
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Episode 21: Biggest Drop in GDP in 2014

The biggest drop in the GDP since 2009 occurred in the first quarter of 2014. What does it mean? Is the media ignoring it or fanning the flames of recession? What's happening in Washington? Today’s show will feature hosts Lew ...
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Episode 20: Supply Chain Purchasing and OSHA Safety Equipment

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady talk to Bill Michels, President of ISM Services about how ISM provides training and development support for supply chain purchasing to companies in and outside of the manufacturing industry ...
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Episode 19: Bringing Good, Well Paying Jobs Back to America

How do we bring back good manufacturing jobs to America? Reshoring is essentially the opposite of offshoring, it is a term used to describe the act of bringing back offshored manufacturing to a country. Harry ...
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Episode 18: The Benefits Of Forging

Lewis Weiss discusses his insights into the benefits of forgings, and how they are used in many industries. Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces. Forging is often ...
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Episode 17: ISM Manufacturing AND Non-Manufacturing Reports

Brad Holcomb, the Committee Chair who prepares the Institute of Supply Management Manufacturing Report on Business® and Mr. Tony Nieves, Committee Chair of ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business® join to discuss the May 2014 PMI ...
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Episode 16: ISM 2014 Interview on Reshoring and Nevada

Harry Moser, Executive Director of Reshoring Initiative (www.reshorenow.org) discussing jobs coming back to America, and Ray Bacon, Executive Director of the Nevada Manufacturing Association (www.nvmanufacturers.org) discussing what has been happening at the state level in ...
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Episode 15: Dr Steve Melnyk, Professor of Operations Management & George Krauter of Storeroom Solutions

Special Guest Dr. Steve Melnyk, professor of Operations Management for the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at Michigan State University join the program in an interview recorded live at ISM2014 in Las Vegas ...
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Episode 14: LIVE from Las Vegas ISM 2014

Special guest Tom Derry President of ISM and Brad Holcomb ...
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Episode 13: ThomasNet Executives and Exciting Developments of Young People In Manufacturing

Live from Las Vegas Special guest Linda Rigano, Executive Director, Media Relations, of ThomasNet and M.L. Peck, Vice President of ISM discuss exciting developments and young people in manufacturing. Full Transcript here ...
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Episode 12: SEO, Marketing & Media

Craig Rovere of Rovere Media returns to talk about Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and Email Marketing. Full transcript here ...
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Episode 11: ISM Report March 2014

ISM's Brad Holcomb returns to the show to discuss the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business For March ...
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Episode 10: Why Should Business Care About Google?

What is SEO, and why is it important for your business? Craig Rovere of Rovere Media talks about Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and Email Marketing. An important aspect of Search Engine Optimization is making ...
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Episode 9: ISM Report On Business Feb 2014

ISM's Brad Holcomb returns to the show to discuss the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business For February. Click here for full transcript ...
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Episode 8: Getting Lending Help – TD Bank VP

Special guest Christopher Rallo, Vice President at TD Bank, N.A. discussing middle-market commercial lending, asset based lending and leasing for small to medium sized companies. Full transcript here ...
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Episode 7: Brad Holcomb of ISM

ISM's Brad Holcomb returns to the show to discuss the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business For January. Full transcript here ...
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Episode 6: How Do You Connect?

Guest Philip Paranicas, Director of New Product Development at ThomasNet.com discusses how he helps a new generation of B2B professionals connect, collaborate and grow. The customs of how we connect and do business are changing ...
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Episode 5: Why Does The ISM PMI Matter?

ISM's Brad Holcomb returns to show to discuss the Institute for Supply Management's Manufacturing Report on Business. As purchasing and supply professionals become more sophisticated with their approach to supply chains, it becomes imperative that ...
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Episode 4: Institute For Supply Management Forecast

Get an in depth look at the Institute for Supply Management's Semiannual Economic Forecast with ISM's Brad Holcomb. Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, is chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. In that role, he ...
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Episode 3: Releasing the ISM PMI

Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, returns to the show. Brad Holcomb is responsible for compiling, writing and releasing the ISM Manufacturing Report On Business®, based on the survey ...
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Gen-Y in manufactruring

Episode 2: Why Manufacturing’s Biological Clock Is Ticking

Special Guests Paul Gerbino, Publisher of ThomasNet News and Beth Goodbaum, Editor of Career Journal. Beth wants to be on the scene to witness news as it’s happening. She makes it her business to understand ...
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Episode 1: Welcome To MFG Talk Radio

Episode 1 Nov. 4, 2013 Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady meet with Brad Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, is chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. In that role, he is responsible for compiling, writing ...
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