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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 700: Conquering Quality

Dereck Williams, founder of DW Consulting, tackles the toughest challenges manufacturing has to offer and applies quality systems to overcome them.


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.


Dereck Williams

Dereck started this company with one goal in mind. That is to take on the toughest challenges manufacturing has to offer and overcome them!

He is a QMS guru with a strong technical background. He has over two decades of experience in top leadership roles overseeing Engineering and Quality teams in aerospace, defense, automotive, and medical device manufacturing. Dereck has a wealth of knowledge in Quality management systems, Lean best practices and Business

He has extensive experience with standards such as ISO9001, AS9100, ISO13485, TS16949, and AC7004 to name a few. He is a certified lead auditor for several standards and has helped many companies implement certified Quality Management Systems and implement Lean.

Certifications include; MEng, ASQ-QCE, ASQ-CQM, LSS-BB, NDT LP II, NDT RT I, Lead Auditor (ISO13485, AS9100, TS16949, and ISO9001)

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