Manufacturing is 20% of U.S. GDP when measured from the top floor to the loading dock with a 4:1 multiplier effect in the overall economy, so where manufacturing goes, so goes the entire economy. Listen to Brad Holcomb, chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) explain the latest ISM report to get an insider’s view of where the economy is headed. Then stay with us as we discuss the potential ramifications of Apple vs the FBI with Adriana Sanford, Senior International Correspondent for Corporate Compliance and Ethics. Where will it lead us as the FBI looks for an encryption breaker, or weaker encryption, that could be hacked? Would releasing to China, the NSA, the CIA, other countries, other agencies and state and local law enforcement be next? If you think your privacy is at risk, you need to listen as Dr. Sanford discusses the international ramifications for personal privacy if the FBI prevails.
Episode 111: ISM’s Report on Business for February 2016, plus Apple vs the FBI
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.
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.