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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 140: 49.4 – Why The PMI Isn’t All That Bad, Even Though It’s Below 50.0 Unless…

Mr. Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) presents his insights on the latest Purchasing Manager’s Index and why it appears to be “a breather” from the above 50 midpoint that signals manufacturing expansion unless, as Chris Kuehl noted economist with Armada Corporate Intelligence and Economist for the FMA, it is a harbinger of things to come as his Credit Managers Index may portend.  Hear both sides of the manufacturing coin as co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss discuss how the industry seems to be doing and where it might be headed for the balance of 2016.


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.


Brad Holcomb

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