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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 191: Two (2) Very Different Discussion on Manufacturing: Recruiting and Biotechnology

Today, Lew & Tim talk to guests from two very different businesses. Aaron Schieving is the Director of Sales & Marketing for Lifecycle Biotechnologies which includes Chata Biosystems, VI (6) Plastics and Boval BioSolutions – all manufacturing operations that serve the medical field. Also joining Lew and Tim is Travis Walker, Senior Search Consultant for the Carlisle Group who helps manufacturers find key C-Suite executives who also discusses what is happening in the ‘gap’ of the skills gap. Listen in on the conversation 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.


Aaron Schieving