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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 270: American Center for Student Run Manufacturing Businesses

Portrait Of Apprentice Engineer In Factory Smiling At Camera

Host Lew Weiss welcomes Craig Cegielski and John Silveria from The American Center for Student Run Manufacturing Businesses to talk about their amazing solution to the manufacturing skills gap in America. Their program creates a self-funding, self-sustaining student run business with local industry partners. Students run every part of the business from using CAD/CAM software, welding, machine tool operation as well as marketing and shipping. Learn more in this episode of Manufacturing Talk Radio.


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.


Craig Cegielski and John Silveria

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