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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 79: Industrial Robotics


Collaborative robotics are transforming the manufacturing shop floor and ushering in a new era in factory automation. Join us as Jim Lawton, Chief Product and Marketing Officer for Rethink Robotics shares how they’ve brought technologies like compliant motion control, embedded vision and advanced AI together; removing today’s industrial bots from the cage and placing them directly on the line to work interactively with people. Flexibility and versatility have been redefined so listen-in to learn how robots Baxter and Sawyer are bringing this revolution to a variety of manufacturers, large and small.


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.


Jim Lawton

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