Hear the latest report from Mr. Brad Holcomb, committee chair of the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Report on Business® for the January Purchasing Manager’s Index PMI®. Then stay on as Dr. Chris Kuehl of Armada Corporate Intelligence and economist with FMA joins us to discuss, with wit and humor, what the Credit Manager’s Index indicates along with the near term economic forecast for manufacturing and business across America and around the world.
Episode 107: What’s the Deal with Manufacturing – Up, Down or Sideways? And the real number is 48.2%
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.