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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 214: Special Report: The Non-Manufacturing Report on Business Hits 57.4, Averages 57.0


Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Non-Manufacturing Report on Business – the NMI – joined Manufacturing Talk Radio host Tim Grady to discuss the ongoing strength of the non-manufacturing sector, which comprises 88% of the U.S. economy according to the ISM. This sector has averaged 57.0 for the last 12 months and like the PMI is in a strong run of numbers above 50 for over 100 months, indicating continued sector growth since 2009. A copy of the report can be obtained at


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.


Anthony Nieves

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