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July 16, 2019 @ 1:22 pm

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 South America, as well as general economic conditions in the U.S.

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July 8, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

The Credit Manager’s Index for July 2019 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 on the last day of each month from the organization whose members look 90-180 days into the future to how they will get paid for orders shipped. Tim Grady interviews Chris about the general direction of the economy and potential headwinds.

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July 2, 2019 @ 1:43 pm

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 into longer-term issues such as energy-related research and development and alternative energy sources. The episode concludes with discussions of the impact of automation on manufacturing energy and smart energy practices for manufacturing companies.

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June 24, 2019 @ 5:31 pm

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 a prototype into production, with all the advantages of a team of engineers and production people in the U.S. as well as 5 other countries to help their customers make, inventory, pick, pack and ship B2B products, parts or assemblies faster and more effectively than trying to develop all that experience and execution in-house.

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June 17, 2019 @ 10:24 pm

MFG 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 growth picture, the questioning turns to product and process innovation. When asked about concentration and barriers to entry, Dr. Leavens offers an innovative global perspective on the market structure discussion. The interview concludes with Don’s assessment of the impact of demographic change on electrical equipment demand.

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June 17, 2019 @ 9:58 pm

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 June 2019, and the scattergram showing the movement of the indices of 18 countries, including the U.S. and some of its regional PMI's.

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June 11, 2019 @ 9:05 am

Manufacturing Matters – Innovation and Disruption 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 and disruption given the complexities of domestic and global supply chains. The implications of the current period of rapid process innovation for manufacturing jobs and U.S. competitiveness are also discussed.

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June 10, 2019 @ 10:47 am

The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl for June 2019

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the latest Credit Manager’s Index report with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.

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May 28, 2019 @ 9:27 am

New Jersey Apprenticeship Programs - How to Launch Yours

Patricia Moran, Ph.D. and Director of Apprenticeship Programs with the New Jersey MEP joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the services of the Manufacturing Extensions Partnerships. Manufacturers can get a free needs assessment to determine how to improve and grow their company.

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May 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am

Manufacturing Matters - A Close Look At The Trade 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 were put in place and whether they can solve the challenges between two nations.  Plus, he gives a clear description of why tariffs aren't just a simple math problem.

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