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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 204: Global Purchasing Manager’s Indices Press Near or Into 60’s

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The Purchasing Manager’s Indices have rolled in and rolled up to the high 50’s and low 60’s for most of the largest producer countries around the globe, and previously troubled countries are experiencing upward movement above 50 for their own manufacturing sectors during the current 101-month manufacturing economic expansion, now the 3rd longest economic recovery since the end of WWII.  Senior International Correspondents Norbert Ore and Royce Lowe discuss this positive growth from their respective areas of study on Manufacturing Talk Radio. In addition, refer to the Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Non-Manufacturing Report on Business(R) issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) earlier this month to round out the picture globally as well as by industry.


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.


Norbert Ore and Royce Lowe