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February 20, 2018 @ 2:37 pm

Chad Moutray

Join forces with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they interview Chad Moutray, Chief Economist for the National Association of Manufacturers.  Economic indicators are all moving in a positive direction and there is even a remote possibility that the U.S. could see a 4.0 GDP at least in one quarter of 2018, especially as our trading partners around the world experience their own manufacturing renaissance.

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February 7, 2018 @ 2:29 pm

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 underlying factors that have pushed the report into the rarified air. 

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February 6, 2018 @ 1:12 pm

Come Ride the Credit Manager’s Index Roller Coaster with Dr, Chris Kuehl

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 Credit Manager's Index for the National Association of Credit Managers. Join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Time Grady who query Chris why, in spite of a growing economy, the index has not been able to establish a steady course in either direction. Then, learn a bit about the overall economy and manufacturing as Dr. Kuehl discusses the general state of affairs.

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January 30, 2018 @ 11:12 am

A Skills Gap Solution for 2018 - NJ Career Technical Schools

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 shares how these high schools and adult education facilities prepare students for jobs when they graduate or a head start and focus on their college degree. They also work directly with employers to gear students up to meet the skill sets required for jobs.  Each county has these Vo-Tech schools preparing students for up to 30 different career paths. Listen and then visit www.careertechnj.org for more information.

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January 26, 2018 @ 4:05 pm

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 in manufacturing plants will be deported? Can Congress step up and do its job without poisoning the well with aspects of a bill that simply won't pass the House or Senate? These unknown issues will clearly adversely impact manufacturing across the country if Congress can't fix DACA.

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January 23, 2018 @ 11:57 am

Job Opportunities $50,000+ are Not Where You Might Think

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, interesting and challenging careers. The solution is showing teenagers and young adults that this career path can be more rewarding than others they are considering, and providing parents proof that manufacturing has a plethora of pathways for the future of their children.

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January 18, 2018 @ 3:13 pm

Update on Europe, Great Britain and Asia

Senior International Correspondents Royce Lowe and Chong Wang update listeners on manufacturing activity in the EU, the UK and Asia, including the ongoing Brexit saga along with the positives happening in Europe and China.

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January 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am

PMI Surveys Covering 18 Countries and Local US Cities Showing Growth

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 of Europe and Asia are showing strong performance in durable goods, and the South American recovery is going strong.

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January 9, 2018 @ 10:49 am

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 challenges. Listen as Mr. Delia shares how Delia Associates’ patented Brand Leadership Solution can effectively establish, express and project a highly impactful brand image for your company.

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January 5, 2018 @ 3:10 pm

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 December. Listen to the segment at mfgtalkradio.com while you review the report also found linked to this episode.

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