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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 56: West Coast Port Crisis Continues – with Special Guest Congressman Rod Blum

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Tuesday, February 17th at 1PM EST: Think the West Coast port situation doesn’t affect you – or your kids?  Think again!  Special Guest U.S. Congressman Rod Blum joins us LIVE to discuss the worsening situation at the ports. Tune in to hear how the intentionally created congestion at the ports, and the products needed by America’s manufacturers to keep the jobs engine firing on all cylinders, is being ignored by the White House while retailers squirm under the scrutiny of customers who don’t understand why they can’t get the goods they ordered or the products they want.

The ripple effects of raw materials not making it to manufacturing assembly lines, retail goods from the holidays arriving late but clogging warehouses, and retail products not being available for your spring shopping season are throwing sand in the gears of commerce across America and around the globe as the waves of disruption increase in size and intensity, washing against our productivity shores and erode America’s GDP, dragging more and more pieces of the 2015 economy out to sea.

If you miss this show, or the recent podcast on this subject, don’t look for a life preserver when you finally feel the waves washing over you.  You need to get ahead of this one!

MEET YOUR HOST

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.


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Congressman Rod Blum