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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 484: How to Maximize a Small Footprint 3D Printer

On This Episode

Greg Elfering, President of Ultimaker Americas discusses the state of 3D Printing and the uses of Ultimaker’s small footprint 3D Printing beyond just R&D.


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.


Greg Elfering

An industry expert with over 15 years of experience in additive manufacturing, Greg Elfering, President of Ultimaker Americas, is passionate about supporting engineers and machinists with innovative tools to reinvent the production line. Ultimaker’s easy to use technology, capability to produce high quality parts, and market position drew him to join the company where he has led Ultimaker in gaining market share, fostering double digit growth.  Greg worked his way up, originally helping customers strategically adopt 3D printers into their business process before taking over of all operations in the Americas. Greg’s vast experience in customer centric positions, at companies such as ITW, Danaher Videojet, and 3D Systems Corporation, has helped catapult Ultimaker as a leader in desktop 3D printers.

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