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Episode 374: Manufacturing 4.0 with Leading2Lean

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Today’s Episode

Keith Barr is CEO and President of Leading2Lean, a company dedicated to helping manufacturers adapt to new technologies and digital lean methodologies that include the human element in an evolution called Manufacturing 4.0. Listen to learn what hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady uncover in this insightful interview on the future of manufacturing.


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.


Keith Barr

After leading a number of organizations through turn-arounds in 20-years with the U.S Air Force, Leading2Lean CEO Keith Barr has had a long career as a leader in the manufacturing technology sector. He believes that manufacturing can only survive by evolving and adapting to new technologies and digital lean methodologies. However, he is also a contrarian that believes that manufacturers too often ignore the human equation. Barr knows
that the most powerful computer on the planet is the human mind.





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