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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 188: ISM PMI at 57.8; CMI at 56.1 – Great Numbers! But what do they mean? Listen to find out!

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) and Dr. Chris Kuehl, economist with FMA International, join co-hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the direction and meaning of the numbers behind the numbers with the PMI at 57.8 and the CMI at 56.1 for June 2017. These are very strong and solid numbers for manufacturing, and coupled with the non-manufacturing report, present a growth picture for the 97th consecutive month and the third longest economic expansion in the U.S. since World War II. If your business isn’t “feeling it” then tune in to additional Manufacturing Talk Radio episodes to find out what is missing in your business strategy, tactics, products, services or marketplace. Are you in tune with the trends or behind the technological curve? Or are you plagues by one of the 10 hidden threats to manufacturing? Hear from the experts on Manufacturing Talk Radio!


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.


Dr. Chris Kuehl

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