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February 24, 2020 @ 6:46 pm

Manufacturing Matters: The Lean Manufacturing Paradigm

In this episode, Ray Keefe, President of Lean Enterprise Strategies, LLC and former Vice President of Manufacturing for Emerson discusses the Lean manufacturing paradigm. After defining Lean and providing an overview of its progress in US manufacturing, Ray discusses Lean metrics and Lean benefits. He then explains the impact of digitization on Lean implementation. The episode concludes with a discussion of the change management challenges brought about by the Lean journey.

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February 24, 2020 @ 6:09 pm

MaaS - Manufacturing as a Service

Learn what Xometry can do for your business from Greg Paulson, Director of Application Engineering, as he discusses Xometry's on-demand manufacturing service with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady that opens up capabilities for your manufacturing needs. This is Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS) at its best!

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February 24, 2020 @ 3:23 pm

Improving Profitability Through Price Optimization

Patirck Moorhead, Chief Marketing Officer for start-up PriceFX joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to chat about the current state and future of price optimization in manufacturing. Learn how to rapidly improve profitability through price optimization!

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February 17, 2020 @ 6:06 pm

Global Purchasing Manager’s Indexes - A Shift In The Making

Nobert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Purchasing Manager's Indexes of other countries and regions of the U.S. with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. There is a manufacturing shift in the making - find out what it is!

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February 17, 2020 @ 5:48 pm

Cliff Notes Vol. 3: The Latest on Manufacturing from The Federal Reserve, The PMI and a Coronavirus Update

In the third episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman reviews the latest manufacturing growth data from the Federal Reserve as well as the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from the Institute for Supply Management. For macroeconomic context, he then discusses the most recent US and global economic data. The impact of the spreading novel coronavirus is discussed. Cliff concludes the episode by giving a short-term forecast for US manufacturing growth.

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February 17, 2020 @ 1:27 pm

Nicole Wolter Discusses The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Nicole Wolter, President of HM Manufacturing in Wauconda, IL, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the USMCA. She was an advocate for passage for small and midsize businesses across America.

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February 10, 2020 @ 7:52 pm

Cliff Notes - The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On US Manufacturing

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the potential impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak on US manufacturing growth. Cliff describes the outlines of a flow chart that he designed for clarifying the impact of the virus outbreak on key economic parameters. He offers a worst-case scenario forecast for Chinese economic growth and US manufacturing growth and lists the US manufacturing subsectors that are most impacted.

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February 10, 2020 @ 7:07 pm

Selling Outcomes Instead Of Selling Products

Servitization focuses on after-the-sale service, and has birthed PaaS - Product as a Service, both of which are and will be changing major industries. Learn more as Gary Brooks, Chief Marketing Officer at Syncron, chats with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about selling outcomes instead of selling products.

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February 10, 2020 @ 5:48 pm

ForwardX Robotics

Nic Temple joins hosts Lew Weiss and Time Grady to discuss ForwardX Robotics, a company that automates consumer and industrial equipment, from carry-on luggage to vision-based autonomous forklifts and pallet jacks, to reduce workplace injuries and make work more efficient, including managing multiple mobile robotic devices simultaneously in real time applications.

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February 4, 2020 @ 1:38 pm

CMI and the Overall Economy on Today’s Episode

Along with an update on the Credit Manager's Index from the National Association of Credit Managers, get an overall picture of the U.S., Chinese, UK and EU economies in this fun discussion between noted economist Dr. Chris Kuehl and hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. Chris always presents and interesting and knowledgeable point of view.

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