Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss a very strong Purchasing Manager’s Index number and the in-depth report behind it, followed by Dr. Chris Kuehl, Partner at Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist for the FMA International with solid insight into the Credit Manager’s Index and some additional comments on the economy and federal government activity impacting manufacturing and the service sector.
Episode 213: ISM hits 58.2 and CMI hits 56.6 – Still Strong in High Territory
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.
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.