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October 30, 2018 @ 12:20 pm

Training Employees So They Don’t Leave For A Few Dollars More Somewhere Else

Joe Kitterman, founder and CEO of 180 Skills, explains to co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady the need for training employees so they don't leave for a few dollars more somewhere else. The key to a more skilled employee is for the employee to do a 180 and head in a new direction for their career path, and for the employer to look internally first for candidates to take to the next level. Learn how your company can tap into over 700 existing courses and solve your training issues.


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October 23, 2018 @ 11:34 am

Rust, Rough, Peeling, Chipped, or Obsolete Surface Coatings Removed with Industrial Abrasives

Mike Johnston, president of US Minerals joins cohosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the kinds and uses of the abrasives manufactured by US Minerals, which include sand, coal slag, garnet, crushed glass, aluminum oxide, walnut shells, steel grit and steel shot that quickly and cost effectively remove rust, coatings and imperfections. Mike discusses some of the normal uses of these industrial abrasives as well as some of the unusual ones. He also discusses logistics because these materials before use have significant weight in bulk, so the distance from the work site has to be figured into the cost. Thus, US Minerals is strategically expanding to reduce the distance from shipping point to end use point. Learn more when you listen to this intriguing episode on industrial abrasives.

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October 16, 2018 @ 12:06 pm

The Global Show with Norbert Ore

Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they discuss global conditions in purchasing and manufacturing with Senior International Correspondent Norbert Ore as he reports on 18 global PMI surveys overseas and several reports in regions of the U.S. With every index above 50, manufacturing is humming worldwide.

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October 9, 2018 @ 11:52 am

Oil at $100/Barrel by Year End and a Recession Dip in 2019

Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they chat with Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence as he discusses the Credit Manager’s Index for the National Association of Credit Management, along with other economic harbingers that may make 2019 a wilder ride than many currently expect.

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October 3, 2018 @ 3:01 pm

The ISM Non-manufacturing Report with Anthony Nieves

ISM Committee Chair Anthony Nieves presents the Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) that includes 18 non-manufacturing industries: Mining; Utilities; Retail Trade; Educational Services; Wholesale Trade; Construction; Transportation & Warehousing; Public Administration; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting; Real Estate, Rental & Leasing; Finance & Insurance; Other Services; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Management of Companies & Support Services; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Accommodation & Food Services; Information; and Health Care & Social Assistance.

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October 2, 2018 @ 10:37 am

25 Months and Growing: Are We in an Economic Super Cycle?

Tim Fiore, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) looks at the current report with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady and the present economic cycle, and whether or not it will become an economic super cycle that may last into 2020 and become the longest economic expansion in U.S. history. So far, unless something substantially disrupts the economy, the fundamentals are present to support an economic expansion into 2020. Listen to this episode to learn before you submit your budgets to the C-Suite.

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