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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 564: Industry 4.0 Drives 5G Wireless

Sebastian Elmgren, Smart Manufacturing Portfolio Manager at Ericsson, discusses how Industry 4.0 is driving the flexibility, innovation, and efficiencies found in 5G for wireless communications in new technology for manufacturers, from operations and production to logistics and warehousing.


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.


Sebastian Elmgren

Sebastian Elmgren is portfolio manager for smart manufacturing and leads Ericsson’s manufacturing vertical for dedicated 5G networks.

Industry 4.0 is creating significant potential and next-generation wireless communication will truly accelerate the flexibility, efficiency and innovation in industries. Erik’s team is on the edge of industrial digitalization with 5G, IoT and AI for factories, warehouses and mines.

Prior Sebastian has been working 10 years within Ericsson’s supply organization in different positions and driven global improvement and smart manufacturing projects. Sebastian has a passion for new technology and the impact it has on society and has worked in Estonia, China, Spain, Greece and Cyprus.

He holds a Master of Science in Automation and Mechatronics from Chalmers University of Technology.

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