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November 29, 2016 @ 11:42 am

S8-E5: 2 Organizations to Help Manufacturers Make the 21st Century Transition

Jim Wall, Executive Director of NIMS, the National Institute for Metalworking Skills talks with Manufacturing Talk Radio about the 52 distinct NIMS skill certifications including stamping, press break, roll forming, laser cutting, machining, tool and die making and other precision metalworking skills for modern manufacturing employees, followed by Russ Green, Executive Vice President and Partner with Godfrey, a B2B marketing communications firm that helps manufacturers convey their story to the right audience in their market.  Listen in as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview these insightful experts and learn how even small and midsize manufacturers can add these resources to their winning team.

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November 22, 2016 @ 12:20 pm

S8-E4: New Technology or Old?

EDI: old technology or upgrade technology with Peter Edlund, VP of Di Central. Also new technology - Augmented Reality with Patrick Ryan from Newport News Shipbuilding explains how to inspect the construction of a aircraft carrier in 90 minutes instead of 9 days

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November 15, 2016 @ 1:57 pm

S8-E3: Four (4) Economic Reports Spanning the Globe broadcast across Manufacturing Talk Radio

Manufacturing Talk Radio brings together three of its senior international correspondents along with Chad Moutray, Chief Economist with the NAM, to discuss how manufacturing looks around the world this November, including discussions on Brexit, international reaction to Trump as President-Elect, the automobile industry outlook, and Purchasing Manager's Indices for all major global economies.

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November 8, 2016 @ 11:06 am

Ken Monahan, Director for International Trade Policy at the NAM

Manufacturing Talk Radio interviews the National Association of Manufacturer's Ken Monahan, Director for International Trade Policy at the NAM about the TPP, or Trans-Pacific Partnership. Diving deeper, show hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady look into the good and bad of TPP - and whether the 'bad' has been overblown by the press and presidential candidates. Learn for yourself the real deal about the TPP on Manufacturing Talk Radio.

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November 7, 2016 @ 5:33 pm

Anthony Nieves, Chair of the Institute for Supply Management

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Each month the Institute for Supply Management issues the results of its surveys of the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors in America's economy. In this interview, Anthony Nieves, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee discusses the strength of that sector. When combined with the in-depth interview with Brad Holcomb, chair of the Institute for Supply Management® (ISM®) Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, listeners gain both the 30,000-foot view and the results on the ground for where business has been over the last month and how strong the economy is at the moment. 

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November 7, 2016 @ 5:31 pm

S8-E2a Workshop for Warriors

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Last year at Fabtech 2015, Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interviewed Hernan Luis y Prado, founder and president of Workshops for Warriors, a 501(c)3 trade school dedicated to helping returning veterans prepare for civilian life by learning job skills such as welding, machining and milling. This update highlights where the school is headed, the students it has graduated, and what it needs to accommodate the hundreds of vets who want to attend but presently cannot because the G.I. Bill won't cover tuition costs until mid-2018. Hear what corporations and individuals can do for our 'Can Do' warriors transitioning from military to civilian life.

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November 2, 2016 @ 5:19 pm

S8-E1: How High Will the ISM’s 51.5 Sept PMI Go in October?

Learn how far up the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) Purchasing Manager’s Index moved up from September’s 51.5 presented by Brad Holcomb, committee chair, followed by Chris Kuehl, noted economist with Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the FMA, NACM when he discusses the Credit Manager’s Index and several other topics on upbeat manufacturing reports from around the globe. These are the “good news” stories you have been waiting for with show co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady so don’t miss it!

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