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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 90: National MFG Day 2015


Chandra Brown, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing at the International Trade Administration, Ed Youdell, President and CEO of The Fabricators and Manufacturers Association (FMA), and Jennifer McNelly, President of The Manufacturing Institute join hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss to share all that’s happening this year for MfgDay ®, the nationwide celebration of modern manufacturing that’s inspiring our next generation of manufacturers. Listen in as common misperceptions about manufacturing are dispelled, and hear all about the coordinated efforts by public and private enterprises to address the skilled labor shortage facing the industry. Learn how your company can engage, invest in and inspire the tomorrow’s manufacturing workforce.


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.


Chandra Brown, Ed Youdell and Jennifer McNelly

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