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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 195: Need an Executive for a Dump Truck or an Ambulance?

Factory floor, car production lines.

The Skills Gap presents great challenges in finding skilled technicians and another level of complexity finding skilled executives to oversee everything from concept and design to unique body building and customer delivery of vocational vehicles. With a truck body at its core, vocational vehicles are designed to suit a particular purpose, such as dump trucks, ambulances, fire engines, handicapped buses, or other specific uses. Hear more as Lew Weiss and Tim Grady interview John Parden, an Executive Recruiter from Management Recruiters – Indianapolis North in this intriguing discussion.


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.


John Parden

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