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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 406: ForwardX Robotics


Today’s Episode

Nic Temple joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss ForwardX Robotics, a company that automates consumer and industrial equipment, from carry-on luggage to vision-based autonomous forklifts and pallet jacks, to reduce workplace injuries and make work more efficient, including managing multiple mobile robotic devices simultaneously in real time applications.



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.


Nic Temple

Nic is the Vice President of Sales for the Americas at ForwardX Robotics, a vision based autonomous mobile robot (AMR) and technology company. For 15 years and counting, he develops relationships with customers to address their business’s performance improvement requirements by applying world-class cutting-edge technology. He helps guide them through potential pitfalls of being early-adopters to ensure that they are successful and ultimately increase their competitiveness in the market. He holds a BSME from Virginia Tech and a MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM). When he is not working, you can find him spending time with his wife and two kids in San Diego.


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