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January 31, 2017 @ 2:58 pm

S8-E15: 1 Quick Fix and 1 Good Report are Two Topics Worth Hearing

We have all heard about the Skills Gap and efforts at within state and federal government, academia and the industry to fix it – but that fix could take years. Tune in to hear a fix for factory workers that is as available as your next Uber ride. Then catch up on the economic good news from the author of the Credit Manager’s Index, Dr. Chris Kuehl who will cover the CMI report and overall or over-the-top economic questions from co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.

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January 24, 2017 @ 1:32 pm

S8-E14: Three (3) Major Industry Events to Put on Your Calendar

The digital and dynamic world of modern manufacturing is developing so quickly that industry conferences and seminars are a must to stay ahead of the curve – or catch up to the curve. Manufacturing Talk Radio will be highlighting events hosted by ISM, FMA and the NJMEP on today’s show along with a calendar of events at for all participating industry organizations and academic institutions. Be sure your events are posted at!

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January 17, 2017 @ 1:18 pm

S8-E13: Over 18 Major Economies Expanding Including U.S., China, U.K. and E.U.

Tune in to Manufacturing Talk Radio to hear some of the most positive news we have broadcast in over 3 years and Senior International Correspondents from Asia, the U.K. and E.U. update listeners on the major expanding economies.

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January 10, 2017 @ 1:06 pm

S8-E12: On Location with Featured Company Festo Didactic.

One-by-one, companies are recognizing that the solution to the Skills Gap in manufacturing which exists around the world is a combination of cooperation with community and technical colleges, high schools and universities mixed with a heavy emphasis on in-house training programs.  Listen as Manufacturing Talk Radio’s Lew Weiss interviews Festo Didactic executives Torsten Schimanski, the Head of the Learning Center in Eatontown, New Jersey, Dr. Nader Imani, Festo, company CEO located in Germany and Thomas Lichtenberger, President of the company in Halifax on how this 175 location manufacturer is tackling this vexing issue.

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January 5, 2017 @ 4:13 pm

S8-E11: The ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management's Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) reports on Manufacturing Talk Radio about the December 2016 findings from survey participants in the industries of the non-manufacturing sector, some of which feed the manufacturing sector in the U.S.

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January 3, 2017 @ 3:22 pm

S8-E10: Into the 50’s – Hear Where the PMI is At and is Headed

Listen in as co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the current state of manufacturing with Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) as they delve into the categories of the Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) that has recently strengthened, and Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner of Armada Corporate Intelligence discusses the Credit Manager’s Index report and other topics of the economy. These insightful reports give you a solid sense of where manufacturing is and where it appears to be headed.

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