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January 20, 2020 @ 6:12 pm

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 with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.

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January 20, 2020 @ 1:47 pm

The 2020 Economic Perspective with Tony Uphoff of Thomas

President and CEO of Thomas, the online data, platform, and technology company which provides, an online industrial supplier database, joins hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to discuss what 2020 looks like from the view of manufacturers, suppliers, and data results from Thomas and more than 1.6 million searches a month for supplier information.

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January 17, 2020 @ 5:22 pm

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 manufacturing grow in 2020?

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January 13, 2020 @ 7:58 pm

The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl for January 2020

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 and Tim Grady.

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January 6, 2020 @ 6:28 pm

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 getting your company ready for sale and going through the process.

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December 30, 2019 @ 4:58 pm

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 and frequent contributors on Manufacturing Talk Radio, to provide a 2020 Outlook for manufacturing and the general economy.

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December 23, 2019 @ 3:43 pm

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.

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December 16, 2019 @ 1:45 pm

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 offshoring by US manufacturers is depleting the US of critical innovation capacity. Sridhar and Tom respond to questions about the global context for their arguments, specifically relating to the need for US manufacturers to establish a foreign presence to sell into new and emerging markets, the value of a foreign multinational presence in the US, and complex multi-country supply chains. The interview concludes with a discussion of the authors’ policy recommendations for slowing the outflow of innovation from US shores.

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December 16, 2019 @ 12:59 pm

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

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December 11, 2019 @ 3:46 pm

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 (, along with his general comments on the state of the economy. Join Dr. Kuehl with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they enjoy a conversation on credit conditions and where things could go wrong unless they go right.

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