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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 657: Save Money. Use A Search Firm.

Join Ben Talbert with Better Than Found ( as he discusses how a search firm works for its clients and candidates to find the most suitable fit at a cost much less than a wrong hire. Hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady ask Mr. Talbert how his firm finds and places the right people in …

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Episode 656: The ISM Hospital Report

Pandemic Pockets Exist but New Challenges Plague the Hospital Industry Nancy LeMaster, committee chair for the Institute for Supply Management’s Hospital Purchasing Managers Report on Business(R) updates Manufacturing Talk Radio on aspects of the hospital industry struggling from Covid, the War in Ukraine, labor and supply chain challenges that still exist within the industry and …

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Episode 654: April 2022 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

The April Manufacturing PMI® at 55.4% Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business® discusses the PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) details that continue to show expansion, the major PMI categories impacting the overall number, and industry sectors showing strengths and weaknesses. Click here to read the full report.

Episode 653: We’re from the Government – We’re here to help you!

Moser On Manufacturing

For more than a decade, Harry Moser, founder and CEO of the Reshoring Initiative (, has been an industry leader and champion for reshoring products and jobs that went overseas. He has spoken at industry conferences, trade shows, and in the halls and offices of government across the country to deliver his message to bring …

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Episode 652: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture: The Increasingly Difficult and Risky Global Economic Picture

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman will review the latest data and forecasts from an increasingly difficult and risky global economic picture. Cliff will discuss the significant downward revisions to global growth forecasts, the increasingly aggressive campaign from the Federal Reserve to tame elevated inflation, the global growth …

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Episode 649: Silver Lining in Pandemic Clouds

Nancy LeMaster, committee chair for the Institute for Supply Management’s Hospital Purchasing Managers Report on Business(R) discusses the front line battle with Covid that occurs behind the scenes at hospitals across the country and the apparent improvement in wellness as America shifts from Pandemic to epidemic. The industry is cautiously optimistic that the virulence of …

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Episode 648: Tap Into Inexpensive Solar-thermal Power

Naiose (nee’sha) Irwin, CEO of Solarflux, discusses the innovative solutions and rapid ROI of converting to inexpensive, scalable solar-thermal power that results in zero emissions without the use of carbon credits.