Weekly Wrap Up for June 29th, 2018

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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 tax cut benefits by driving up prices of goods coming from China and further fuel inflation which is at the highest level in this economic cycle. Hear Lew Weiss and Tim Grady, hosts of Manufacturing Talk Radio, discuss the impact of the Trump Tariffs on your bank account in this engaging video.

Here Are Some of This Week’s Top Manufacturing Stories

Xiris Appoints North American Sales Director

Xiris Automation is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Norm Sted as its Director of Sales for North America.  With a long career in the welding industry, Norm brings a wealth of industry connections and expertise to Xiris’ sales team. Based in Florida, Norm will be focused on creating new customer relationships and sales channels for both of Xiris’ product lines, namely the XVC weld cameras and the WI2000/3000 weld inspection systems for the tube industry. (Read More)

Tariffs Hurt EveryoneNew Tariffs Are Harmful To Everyone – Including U.S. Businesses

Senior International Correspondent, Chong Wang, provides insight into the Chinese perspective on the billion-dollar tariffs recently imposed by the Trump administration during a special video episode of the podcast, Manufacturing Talk Radio, with host, Lew Weiss. (Read More)


Women And Manufacturing

Host Linda Rigano welcomes guest Jami Bliss, Global Head, Procurement Center of Excellence at GSK to Women And Manufacturing. In this conversation Linda and Jami discuss techniques for finding a mentor and why mentorship should be a two way street. Jami also talks about the importance of doing work that supports something you can feel good about, why women hold back when they don’t see themselves as a 100% match for an opportunity and other challenges women face. Spend some time with two accomplished women on this episode of Women And Manufacturing.