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October 29, 2019 @ 12:48 pm

Outsmart Workplace Injuries With REFLEX

Haytham Elhawary, CEO of Kinetics, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss REFLEX, a smart wearable device that automatically detects high-risk postures and provides workers with real-time feedback whenever high-risk motions to reduce the incidences of workplace injuries. Over time, workers can use REFLEX to improve their biomechanics, resulting in fewer injuries and improved well-being, while the company saves time and money in more workhours, fewer workplace injuries, and less paperwork on injury claims.

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October 24, 2019 @ 4:03 pm

Thomas CEO Tony Uphoff Talks Tariffs, Technology And The General State of Manufacturing

Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of Thomas ( joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss three major trends in manufacturing: State of US Manufacturing, The impact of the tariffs on US Manufacturers, and the digital transformation of industrial sales, marketing and supply chain management. Listen to this special episode to learn how to navigate this manufacturing turbulence.

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October 22, 2019 @ 3:27 pm

Manufacturing Matters – The Current Outlook And Evolving Structure of the Indian Economy

In this episode, Akrur Barua, Economist and Executive Manager with Deloitte, discusses the current outlook as well as the evolving structure of the Indian economy. After commenting on the slowdown in India’s economic growth, Akrur responds to questions about development issues. In doing so, he discusses the role of the manufacturing sector in India’s longer-term picture. Other interview topics include demographics, the challenge of bureaucracy, and entrepreneurship.

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October 22, 2019 @ 3:25 pm

Manufacturing 4.0 with Leading2Lean

Keith Barr is CEO and President of Leading2Lean, a company dedicated to helping manufacturers adapt to new technologies and digital lean methodologies that include the human element in an evolution called Manufacturing 4.0. Listen to learn what hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady uncover in this insightful interview on the future of manufacturing.

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October 16, 2019 @ 11:52 am

Manufacturing Matters: Workforce Challenges Faced By Global Manufacturers

Susan Sweeney, President of GGB, engages in a broad-based discussion of workforce challenges faced by global manufacturers. Dr. Sweeney discusses the general U.S. manufacturing human capital problem and then focuses on her specific company issues. She describes a number of the workforce development programs and initiatives at GGB. The final part of the interview focuses on the educational system and its adequacy for the rapidly evolving manufacturing workplace.

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October 14, 2019 @ 8:53 pm

Credit Managers See More Slow Pays

The Credit Manager's Index is showing more negative signs than positive as uncertainty in the manufacturing industry increases across all sectors and we head for a period of mediocrity. Additional soft factors weighing on the economy are discussed by Dr. Chris Kuehl in this insightful interview with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady.

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October 7, 2019 @ 6:56 pm

Helping Manufacturers Tell Their Story

Tom Cutler is CEO of T.R. Cutler Inc, a manufacturing journalist who is quite vocal that there are too many manufacturers and companies serving the manufacturing sector that have simply neglected to tell their story. Cutler’s goal is to tell these manufacturing stories in an interesting, dynamic, understandable, and relevant way, so he joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady in a discussion to help manufacturers tell their stories.

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