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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 125: The 6 Things Holding Back Manufacturing’s Resurgence

The manufacturing recovery promised by forecasters is facing considerable obstacles, cross currents and headwinds. Join co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss as they discuss 6 things holding back manufacturing growth with Armada Corporate Intelligence’s Chris Kuehl, PhD and economist with the FMA, who’ll bring his trademark humor and wit to the discussion about the critical forces holding back the industry’s resurgence. What are they, and what can the government do to clear the path to stronger growth instead of tepid, fragile, questionable recovery?


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.


Chris Kuehl