Brad Holcomb, Committee Chair of the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business puts into context the Institute for Supply Management’s Purchasing Managers Index number for October 2015. Then stay on to learn what the expansion and optimization approaches will be for US manufacturers as Jennifer Callaway, Council Director at Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) and Matt Highfield, Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP join us to discuss “Footprint 2020,” a survey of senior manufacturing executives that provides insights into their key drivers for plant locations over the next five years.
Episode 95: What are the Major OEM’s doing in view of the ISM results, now and for the foreseeable future?
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.
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.