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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 261: Keeping Cool in the Workplace with Portacool

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Today’s Episode

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2,905,500  recordable cases of workplace injuuries and 4,836 deaths were reported in 2015. Some number of these were preventable, and many were heat-related. Terry DeRise is the Manufacturing Director at Portacool, LLC for portable evaporative cooler manufacturing. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady discuss hazard assessment and solution with Terry.

MEET YOUR HOST

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.


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.


SPECIAL GUEST

Terry DeRise

Terry DeRise is the Manufacturing Director for Portacool, LLC, where he oversees all Portacool portable evaporative cooler manufacturing. With 27 years of experience, he leads a team of 130 at Portacool’s East Texas manufacturing facility where he is a believer in proactive planning to reduce workplace risks for all employees.

Links:

https://www.portacool.com/en/us/home

https://www.facebook.com/PortacoolEvaporativeCoolers/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/port-a-cool-llc/

https://twitter.com/portacool

https://www.youtube.com/user/portacoolllc

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