MFG Talk Radio Correspondent Cliff Waldman Launches a New Consulting Company

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ARLINGTON, Va., June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cliff Waldman, whose respected research has solidified his reputation as one of the leading experts on manufacturing, has launched the consulting firm New World Economics (www.newworldecon.com). Through its products and services, New World Economics provides much-needed clarity and guidance for manufacturers at this time of massive economic uncertainty …

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Episode 410: Cliff Notes: The Latest on Manufacturing from The Federal Reserve, The PMI and a Coronavirus Update

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Today’s Episode 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. ...

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Episode 408: Cliff Notes – The Impact Of The Coronavirus Outbreak On US Manufacturing

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Today’s Episode 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 ...

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Episode 402: NEW SHOW – Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

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Premier Episode In the first episode of this new show, ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman discusses the latest (December 2019) Federal Reserve report on U.S. manufacturing production growth and reviews factory sector activity for all of 2019. He then analyzes the global economic context for these manufacturing data. Cliff concludes ...

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Episode 344: Manufacturing Matters – A Closer Look At Tariffs

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In today’s episode ‘Manufacturing Matters’ host Cliff Waldman discusses the Trump trade tariffs on China with Manufacturing Talk Radio's co-host Tim Grady. Cliff fields Tim's questions and unpacks the complex issue of why the tariffs were put in place and whether they can solve the challenges between two nations.  Plus, he gives a clear description ...

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Episode 342: Manufacturing Matters – The Future of Manufacturing May Be Africa

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Today’s Epidsode In today’s episode ‘Manufacturing Matters’ host Cliff Waldman offers comments and analysis on the emerging African economy. He argues that global manufacturers need to increase their attention on the African continent because economic growth is improving and a young, growing, urbanizing population is a comparative advantage relative to the demographics of much of ...

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Episode 338: Manufacturing Matters: The Development and Long-term Value of Manufacturing Apprenticeship Programs

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Today’s Episode In this episode, noted labor economist Bob Lerman joins us to shed light on a subject that few people in the field of economics and certainly few people in Washington have thought as deeply about-apprenticeships. At a time when US manufacturing executives are expressing increasing concern about the scarcity of workers who are ...

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Episode 334: Manufacturing Matters – Creating An Effective Business Development Strategy

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Today’s Episode In this episode of ‘Manufacturing Matters’, Francois Gau, award-winning executive and consultant, discusses the challenges that manufacturing companies face in creating an effective business development strategy in this era of technological, geopolitical and demographic disruption. Francois paints a compelling picture of present-day manufacturing company management by responding to questions about changes in the ...

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Episode 331: Manufacturing Matters – An In-depth Look At The Plastics Industry

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In this episode, Perc Pineda, Chief Economist of the Plastics Industry Association, discusses the current issues of manufacturing change and disruption as they apply to plastics manufacturing. Perc responds to questions about the plastics manufacturing growth outlook. The interview then turns to product and process innovation. After a discussion of the human capital picture, the ...

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