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December 30, 2019 @ 4:58 pm

2020 Forecast with Dr. Chris Kuehl and Cliff Waldman

Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady partake in a lively discussion with Dr. Chris Kuehl, managing partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, and Cliff Waldman, host of Manufacturing Matters with Cliff Waldman - both noted economists and frequent contributors on Manufacturing Talk Radio, to provide a 2020 Outlook for manufacturing and the general economy.

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December 23, 2019 @ 3:43 pm

The Year In Review – Industry and Economy Highlights Of 2019

Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss the events that helped shape the manufacturing economy in 2019, including the trade wars, consumer confidence, the Skills Gap, and other major issues.

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December 16, 2019 @ 1:45 pm

Manufacturing Matters: Production Offshoring Is Hurting U.S. Innovation Capacity

In the show’s 25th episode, Sridhar Kota and Tom Mahoney, both of MForesight: Alliance for Manufacturing Foresight, join host Cliff Waldman to discuss their recent Wall Street Journal Op-ed, in which they argue that production offshoring by US manufacturers is depleting the US of critical innovation capacity. Sridhar and Tom respond to questions about the global context for their arguments, specifically relating to the need for US manufacturers to establish a foreign presence to sell into new and emerging markets, the value of a foreign multinational presence in the US, and complex multi-country supply chains. The interview concludes with a discussion of the authors’ policy recommendations for slowing the outflow of innovation from US shores.

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December 16, 2019 @ 12:59 pm

18 Global Purchasing Manager’s Indexes

Each month, Senior Correspondent Norbert Ore presents the results of the surveys he conducts for Strategas, an institutional brokerage and advisory firm, on the 18 Global Purchasing Manager’s Indexes (PMI) and regional U.S. surveys that are a clear indicator of the direction of manufacturing. Join hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady in this informative interview.

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December 11, 2019 @ 3:46 pm

The Credit Manager’s Index with Dr. Chris Kuehl

We can't let a month go by without Dr. Chris Kuehl reporting on the Credit Manager's Index issued by the National Association of Credit Managers (, along with his general comments on the state of the economy. Join Dr. Kuehl with co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as they enjoy a conversation on credit conditions and where things could go wrong unless they go right.

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December 9, 2019 @ 4:40 pm

Visual Selling – The Method Of The Future

Visual selling is the method of the future for companies presenting their products to customers. Learn how impactful this is from Chris Beaudin, Director of Marketing for AtlatlSoftware as he explains the benefits to hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady in this informative episode.

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December 4, 2019 @ 4:56 pm

The ISM Non-manufacturing Report

Don’t miss Anthony Nieves, chair for Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee for the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) with the LIVE Non-manufacturing Report On business right here on Manufacturing Talk Radio

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December 4, 2019 @ 4:55 pm

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for November 2019

Institute for Supply Management®’s Report On Business® Series for November 2019. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady welcome Chair, Tim Fiore for a closer look at the factors that went into the Manufacturing Report On Business and this month’s PMI. Don’t miss this in-depth, exclusive interview available only on Manufacturing Talk Ra

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December 3, 2019 @ 3:08 pm

Building A Holistic Strategy For Dealing With Tariffs

Lydia Di Liello, Founder and CEO of Capital Pricing Consultants, speaks with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about dealing with tariffs and building a holistic strategy for companies in the current environment of tariffs, which may not evaporate quickly, soon, or may not at all. Learn more for your company in this episode.

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