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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 703: Make Your Idea a Real World Product

Jim Orrico, Founder and President of Dream to Product discusses how his company helps move a product concept into the real world through engineering design and manufacturing processes for companies that need to outsource R&D.


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.


Jim Orrico

Jim Orrico founded Dream to Product in 2012 with a mission to help people make their dream products a reality. Jim combines 25 years of product design expertise with global supply chain connections in many industries. Dream to Product team members are all experienced problem solvers, helping OEM’s meet changing demands and catch new opportunities. Dream to Product has offices and a manufacturing facility in Evanston, IL.

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