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February 28, 2017 @ 6:40 pm

S8-E20: NJMEP plus Workplace Violence

Felix Nater, founder and owner of Nater Associates, joins Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss Workplace Violence, and there is a lot more to this topic than just a physical assault. Learn all the different forms of workplace violence, some of which are going to surprise you.  Then hear from Rob Stramara, Chief Operating Officer of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership ( talk about the cornucopia of services that manufacturers can use to plan, grow and empower their business for top line growth, efficiency improvements, marketing enhancements and bottom line profitability.

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February 21, 2017 @ 2:02 pm

Manufacturing Grows Across 3 Continents and 28 Countries

Manufacturing Talk Radio's Senior International Correspondents report in from Asia, North America and Europe about positive PMI figures coming out of most developed countries. A handful of established countries continue to struggle while developing countries are a mixed bag. Co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady add commentary to this at the end of the show. Tune in and stay tuned.

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February 14, 2017 @ 1:04 pm

S8-E18: 3 Immediate Transformative Resources for Manufacturers

Many manufacturers may be struggling to understand how they transition their manufacturing operations into the 21st Century without dumping their legacy equipment. Now you can learn how to hook up legacy machines to your ERP or other operational systems, along with the more advanced technology on today’s machines. Learn what free outside resources are available to help you and the websites you should explore where the expertise exists.  It is THE show you have been waiting for with Joel Neidig, Development and Technology Manager from ITAMCO in Plymouth, Indiana.

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February 7, 2017 @ 1:40 pm

S8-E17 – From 1 to 10,000 Plastic Parts in Two Weeks via VooDoo!

Lew Weiss and Tim Grady speak with the executives from Voodoo Manufacturing, about one fast way to get plastic parts in your hands in a hurry. Whether it is 1 part tomorrow or 10,000 parts in two weeks, hear Jim Allen, Director of Manufacturing and Max Friefeld, company CEO speak on 3D Printing from their factory in Brooklyn, New York, where they can make parts at a cost comparable to plastic injection molding. As demand builds, Voodoo has designed in the scalability to pump out 100,000 parts in either PLA or TDU – true production run capability. The future is here – hear it on Manufacturing Talk Radio!

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February 6, 2017 @ 3:45 pm

S8-E16 – 2 ISM Reports Indicate Rapid Growth in Most Sectors of the U.S. Economy

As 2016 wound to a close, there were indicators of expansion in the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Report of Business(R).  Listen to Committee Chairs Brad Holcomb for Manufacturing and Anthony Nieves for Non-Manufacturing present the details and the trends as the U.S. economy ties the record for the third longest expansion since 1945 at 92 months without, at the moment, any gray clouds in view. Listen and learn how your industry segment is doing in the details of these vital and leading edge economic reports.

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February 1, 2017 @ 4:29 pm

BREAKING NEWS - PMI Hits 56.0 - but there is more…

Mr. Brad Holcomb, ISM Committee Chair for the Manufacturing Report on Business(R) presents the just released and northward-bound PMI number along with the all-important sub-indices of New Orders, Production, Employment, Supplier Deliveries and Inventories of raw materials or components used to make parts and products in manufacturing that show significant expansion in this critical industry sector. The comments from survey respondents support strongly improving conditions in manufacturing and the very favorable jump in the components of the PMI which are each weighted at 20%. Tune in to hear about New Orders - the key driver of manufacturing, as well as where expenditures for capital equipment may be headed in 2017.

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