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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 387: Building A Holistic Strategy For Dealing With Tariffs

Steel Tariffs

Today’s Episode

Lydia Di Liello, Founder and CEO of Capital Pricing Consultants, speaks with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady about dealing with tariffs and building a holistic strategy for companies in the current environment of tariffs, which may not evaporate quickly, soon, or may not at all. Learn more for your company in this episode.


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.


Lydia Di Liello

Lydia Di Liello is the CEO and founder of Capital Pricing Consultants a revenue management and business consultancy dedicated to significantly improving profitability for its clients through strategic, operational and tactical recommendations. She brings more than 25 years of global revenue management, pricing expertise and business leadership to her clients delivering exceptional results: 3%-300% profit increase in as little as six months.

With a corporate career in b to b and leadership roles including manufacturing, pricing and procurement, Lydia’s experience provides a breadth of knowledge and an understanding of the unique challenges her clients face. Working in over 16 countries for both Fortune 500 and privately held firms every client CPC has partnered with has dramatically increased profitability as a result of the collaborative interaction. From strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant increases to their profit utilizing trademarked approaches.

Lydia is a noted speaker who has presented throughout the United States, Asia and Europe leading executive sessions and workshops. She also contributes to industry and business publications. Most recently being published in the Atlanta Business Journal “3 Negotiation Strategies Pricing Experts can Use to Let Someone Else Have Your Way” April 29, 2019. Also seen in Regions: a Division of INC Business Resources, “Maximizing Pricing Power” July 2017

Lydia is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors and holds an MBA from Youngstown State University. She is passionate about creating profit for her clients.

Atlanta Business Journal: “3 Negotiation strategies pricing experts can use to let someone else have your way”

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