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Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcast to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking manufacturing news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe.


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Episode 103: 2015 Recap – News, Events and What’s Next

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As each year comes to an end, Manufacturing Talk Radio co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady present a summary of the year’s events, top stories, big news items, and what the next year might bring in smart, modern manufacturing. All the shows and interviews that were on the air are available to listeners under the All Previous Shows link. Can’t find a show or topic? Try the search box. So, if Tim Grady or Lew Weiss refer to a topic you want to hear or review, you will have easy access to the content from the 2014 and 2015 shows. In addition, the co-hosts will highlight government laws, rules, regulations or policies that took effect – or didn’t take effect in 2015, which impacted manufacturing. Their comments may be tongue-in-cheek or biting commentary about where the government is helping, and where it is not. Be sure to tune in to this one hour wrap up of Manufacturing Talk Radio – The Year in Review for 2015.


Lewis Weiss

Mr. Lewis Weiss is Host of Manufacturing Talk Radio and President of All Metals & Forge Group, the principal sponsor of the show. He has 60 years in the metals industry as a manufacturer of open die forgings and seamless rolled rings, running a business that sells forged products globally to OEMs, major manufacturers, mid-size first- and second-tier suppliers, and small metalworking companies. Lewis Weiss puts his experience in manufacturing to good use as an expert consultant on various TV and radio programs nationwide.

Tim Grady

Mr. Tim Grady is an Executive Producer and Co-host of Manufacturing Talk Radio. He brings more than 25 years of knowledge as a senior strategist and business advisor to companies of all sizes in more than thirty industries, advising them on revving up revenues, macro and micro marketing, strategic selling, organization optimization, website ergonomics, data mining, and other external or internal factors that can accelerate or impede business operations and net profit.