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July 30, 2019 @ 4:40 pm

Manufacturing Matters – A Preview of Today’s Federal Reserve Decision

In today’s episode, show host Cliff Waldman previews a much-anticipated decision from the Federal Reserve, which could result in the first interest rate cut since 2008. Cliff provides the economic backdrop for this pivotal Fed meeting and explains the role of manufacturing data in the Fed’s deliberations. He concludes by commenting on the implications of the Fed decision for US manufacturing companies that currently face many macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges.

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July 29, 2019 @ 5:50 pm

Challenges In The Food Processing Industry

Robert Salamone is Director of Vertical Engagements at the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NJMEP) joining hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the challenges in the food processing industry in New Jersey, which in many ways reflect similar challenges across the country.

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July 23, 2019 @ 10:38 am

Using Artificial Intelligence To Detect, Predict and Prevent System Failures

Greta Cutulenco, CEO & Co-Founder of Acerta Analytics Solutions joins Hosts Tim and Lew to talk about how Acerta uses Artificial Intelligence-powered Machine Analytics to get unparalleled insight into system quality and condition in the automotive industry and beyond.

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July 16, 2019 @ 1:22 pm

The Global Show with Norbert Ore for July 2019

Norbert Ore, Director of Industry Surveys with Strategas Research Partners, and a Senior Correspondent with Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Strategas Global Survey Insights report of Purchasing Managers Indexes for markets is Europe, Asia, and South America, as well as general economic conditions in the U.S.

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July 8, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

The Credit Manager’s Index for July 2019 with Dr. Chris Kuehl

Another insightful leading indicator report is the Credit Manager's Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence, who reviews the data posted at on the last day of each month from the organization whose members look 90-180 days into the future to how they will get paid for orders shipped. Tim Grady interviews Chris about the general direction of the economy and potential headwinds.

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July 2, 2019 @ 1:43 pm

Manufacturing Matters: The Energy Industry’s Effect On Manufacturing

In this episode, Dean Foreman, Chief Economist of the American Petroleum Institute, offers perspective on the U.S. energy picture and its implications for U.S. manufacturing. After discussing the changing economics of energy, Dr. Foreman delves into longer-term issues such as energy-related research and development and alternative energy sources. The episode concludes with discussions of the impact of automation on manufacturing energy and smart energy practices for manufacturing companies.

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