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August 24, 2020 @ 3:29 pm

Machine Ownership vs Machine As A Service For Manufacturers

Michael Cromheecke, Founder and CEO of SteamChain, a Machine as a Service business is in a new space where manufacturers may not need to own and maintain machines to produce their products and services.

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August 17, 2020 @ 5:54 pm

Global Purchasing Managers Index Report

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry surveys for Strategas Securities LLP discusses purchasing conditions in Europe, Asia, South America, and areas of the U.S. that reflect a fairly positive restart, at least for the U.S. economy.

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August 17, 2020 @ 5:36 pm

Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture for August 2020

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’ host Cliff Waldman continues tracking the path of U.S. manufacturing recovery from the pandemic-induced contraction. He puts the recovery challenge in perspective by reviewing the report on second quarter U.S. GDP which shows the sharpest U. S. economic contraction of the post World War II era. Cliff then reviews July data on retail sales as well as the July manufacturing survey report from the Institute for Supply Management, the July industrial production report and the July reading on job growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector. He concludes with a discussion of the manufacturing outlook risks that arise from a global resurgence of the coronavirus and the failure of the U.S. government to pass an extension of federal fiscal stimulus.

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August 10, 2020 @ 5:10 pm

How to Transform Your Manufacturing to Smart Manufacturing

Bill Berutti, CEO of Plex, a software platform for smart manufacturing, discusses why manufacturers needs to transform their production from 20th Century methods to 21st Century Smart Manufacturing systems.

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August 7, 2020 @ 3:03 pm

The Credit Manager’s Index With Dr. Chris Kuehl

Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the NACM Credit Managers Index favorable and unfavorable numbers, and how the economy is reacting to the restart – at this moment in time, what does the recovery look like for 2020.

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August 4, 2020 @ 12:45 pm

The WiFi Intelligence Platform for Manufacturers

Roger Sands, CEO, and Co-Founder of Wyebot, discusses the WiFi Intelligence Platform from Wyebot for companies of all sizes that provides diagnostic data for manufacturers to improve all aspects of their Wifi throughput so operations run more efficiently, and thus, more profitably.

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July 27, 2020 @ 5:23 pm

Lean Transformation By Applying Training, Coaching and Project Facilitation

Audie Penn is the Principal & Owner of AUDIE PENN CONSULTING. Audie has been working and consulting for over 30 years providing different services to several Fortune 50 companies in diverse industries and organizations. His approach is a lean transformation by applying training, coaching and project facilitation with local teams securing a solid foundation. Audie has been most notable as a Global Consultant where he combines tactical leadership skills with process focus improvements. Some of his clients are Caterpillar, John Deere, Martin Marietta and HON.

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July 20, 2020 @ 6:46 pm

Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture - Retail Sales, Industrial Production and The ISM Report

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman reviews the latest data on retail sales and industrial production as well as the latest report on U.S. manufacturing from the Institute for Supply Management.  Cliff discusses the uncertainties that can derail the embryonic U.S. manufacturing recovery including a resurgence of rapid spreading of the coronavirus, uncertainties over further federal economic stimulus and growing tensions with China.

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July 20, 2020 @ 6:31 pm

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 are a clear indicator of the direction of manufacturing. Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady in this informative interview.

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July 13, 2020 @ 4:22 pm

Intelligent Storage And Retrieval Systems For Warehouse And Distribution Systems

EosLift USA Corporation provides intelligent storage and retrieval systems for warehouse and distribution systems with robot-centric solutions and automation. This technology allows for more efficient placement and retrieval of boxes, cases, pallets and other stored forms of products on the shelf in warehouses and distribution centers.

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