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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 110: Primary Election Coverage – NAM’s SMEs Focus on South Carolina

The next stop on our coverage of manufacturing’s important issues during this Primary Election season is South Carolina. Drew Greenblatt, Vice Chairman of the National Association of Manufacturers Small and Medium Manufacturers’ Group returns to sit down with co-hosts Tim Grady and Lew Weiss as they discuss manufacturing in the Palmetto state with Private Equity Firm Chairman and former aerospace manufacturing CEO Jason Premo. Hear where the federal government is AWOL on issues critical to manufacturing and vital to our nation – even our national security. Will manufacturing get socked with more taxes and regulations by the next administration until the sector collapses under the burden? Tune in and find out!

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Managing Ethics and Compliance Risks Inside & Out
Does Your Company Comply With Dangerous Transport Regs?
4 Things You Should Know About Product Recalls
How the US Can Protect its Intellctual Property
Managing Governance, Risk and Compliance in Manufacturing Requires a Process Focus
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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.