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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 88: Lean Manufacturing followed by Purchasing Managers Index Reports

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Join Christian Koestler, Vice President of Operations for STIHL, Inc., and Michael Daly, Director of Operations for Hypertherm, as they discuss lean manufacturing and eliminating waste and overburdened systems from your manufacturing processes with hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss.  Then stay on as Norbert Orr, Director and Head of Industry Surveys for Strategas Research Partners and the former Chair of the Institute of Supply Managment’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee provides comparative commentary on 18 Purchasing Managers Index reports that are compiled worldwide and find out how and why they’re performing as they are.

Contact Norbert Ore at nore@strategasrp.com to participate in the Strategas Leading Indicator of Manufacturing survey. Participants also get a monthly summary of the 18 global surveys plus the scattergram of where these various economies stand in comparison to one another.

MEET YOUR HOST

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.


SPECIAL GUEST

Christian Koestler and Michael Daly