Episode 67: LIVE from ISM 2015 in Phoenix, AZ

May 4, 2015 – Manufacturing Talk Radio took it’s show on the road, broadcasting from booth 739 at the ISM 2015 Annual Conference in Phoenix Arizona, May 3-6. If you were at the show, we’d love to get some feedback on the show and maybe talk about being a guest on our show. If you couldn’t make it to Phoenix, you can listen to all of our  interviews below. Follow us on twitter and Facebook for updates on upcoming broadcasts and breaking manufacturing news.


ISM’s “30 Under 30” Part 1

Kevin Wolfe, General Manager of Powill Manufacturing, and Kristin Carty, Audience Outreach Director of ThomasNet along with top performer, Wes Whitney in supply chain and purchasing from ThomasNet’s “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars” join our hosts on Mon., May 4th at 1:00pm (ET) to bring you the latest on the annual program showcasing exciting careers and the leading Millennial personalities fast-tracking it to the top. For video of this interview, see the player below or scroll down for more shows from ISM2015.


ISM Manufacturing Report On Business

Get caught up on the April 2015 Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) number from Brad Holcomb, chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee, who issues the Manufacturing Report on Business(R), followed by Tom Derry, CEO of ISM who will announce ISM’s new mastery model for advanced expertise in purchasing and supply chain careers.

ADTRAV Travel Management

Special guests Adrian Robinett, Communications Specialist and Michael Forrester, VP, Business Development with ADTRAV Travel Management stopped by our booth to talk about their organisation. ADTRAV provides Service Nonstop for corporate, government, and non-profit (NGO) travel. Adrian and Michael spoke with us about their service model, including live agent access, cost reduction strategies & risk mitigations as it applies to travel management for small and large businesses alike. ADTRAV delivers innovative technology, custom solutions, and thorough data reporting, while delivering savings and exceptional service to travelers.


ISM’s “30 Under 30” Part 2

Special guests from the rising supply chain stars program recognized by ISM and ThomasNet’s “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars” discuss their experience in supply chain. Purchasing and supply chain touches almost every area within a company, not just production. These leading young professionals explain purchasing and supply chain are vital to an organization and the immediate impact it makes on the bottom line.

Special guests from Northrop Grumman Pamela Ton, and Christina DeKoning and Robert Casson of Ingredion.


ISM Semi-Annual Economic Update

A must-listen show for those not at the 100th Anniversary ISM 2015!  Manufacturing Talk Radio discusses the Spring Semiannual Economic Forecast with Brad Holcomb, chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Business Survey Committee (Manufacturing Report on Business) and Tony Nieves, Chair of the ISM’s Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee (Non-Manufacturing Report on Business) and an update of the information released December of last year.