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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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About Manufacturing Talk Radio

Manufacturing Talk Radio is a weekly Talk Radio Podcast broadcasted to manufacturers of all sizes across the globe. Show host, Lew Weiss, and co-host, Tim Grady, present breaking news and tackle business trends and economic forecasts in manufacturing for small, medium and large manufacturers across the globe...

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Monthly Series: Manufacturing Matters with Cliff Waldman

Go beyond the mainstream media headlines with Cliff Waldman throughout his series on Manufacturing Talk Radio where he focuses on forces that are catalyzing rapid structural changes in the companies and sectors that comprise the dynamic manufacturing industry. Tune in on the last Tuesday of every month to hear the latest episode!

Monthly Series: Moser on Manufacturing

The U.S. share of global manufacturing has shrunk from about 50% in 1945 to 17% in 2018. We sacrificed our manufacturing economy to help developing countries achieve middle class incomes and democracy. Unlike competitor countries, we failed to establish an industrial policy. Currently, at least half of what we consume in the United States is imported, with major supply chain gaps such as PPE, chips and rare earth minerals. We are severely dependent on other countries, including potential adversaries. How did this trend occur? What success have we had since 2010 in reversing the decline? What needs to be done to restore self-sufficiency, to reestablish U.S. supply chains? How can companies engage and benefit? What does the U.S. government need to do to level the playing field? What tools and resources does the Reshoring Initiative provide. Get answers.

Monthly Series: The Flagship Reports

The Flagship Reports with Dr. Chris Kuehl is both an "Officer of the Watch" briefing of economic conditions and an Executive Briefing on specific situations impacting those conditions. Written and presented by the officers of Armada Corporate Intelligence, Dr. Kuehl lightens up the mood of sometimes distressful geoeconomic news with a bit of humor. This monthly podcast includes information from the Flagship Reports issued 3 times and week, and AISI, the Armada Strategic Intelligence System, a tool for durable goods manufacturers that dives deep into the sector each month to provide more than 95% accurate near-term forecasts.

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Episode 800: The Services ISM Report On Business for September 2023

LIVE – October 4th at 12 Noon ET Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the Services Report on Business(R) highlights the strengths in the Services Sectors.


Special Guest: Anthony Nieves

Episode 799: Today’s #1 Weekly Manufacturing Podcast Began with ISM a Decade Ago

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Manufacturing Report on Business(R) joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady as Manufacturing Talk Radio begins its 10-Year Anniversary Celebration. The first show that aired was with the Institute for Supply Management and Brad Holcomb, and that tradition carries on with Tim Fiore getting into the numbers behind…


Special Guest: Tim Fiore

Episode 798: Tool And Die Maker VS English Major – A Million Dollar Decision

On today’s episode of Moser On Manufacturing, Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative joins Manufacturing Talk Radio Host Lew Weiss for a detailed look at the financial benefits of pursuing a career in manufacturing vs. taking the traditional college route. Harry presents some amazing data on the lifetime earning potential of college students with…


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Manufacturing companies double commitments

The following story was originally published by Axios Companies have committed more than $200 billion to U.S. manufacturing projects as President Biden’s “effort to spark a new industrial revolution gains momentum,” according to a new…

Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

March 2023 Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®

Manufacturing PMI® at 46.3% New Orders and Production Contracting Backlogs Contracting Supplier Deliveries Faster Raw Materials Inventories Contracting; Customers’ Inventories Too Low Prices Decreasing; Exports and Imports Contracting (Tempe, Arizona) — Economic activity in the…

North American Outlook – Inflation Is The Focus

This article originally appeared in the March issue of Manufacturing Outlook. For a limited time we are offering a FREE subscription to Manufacturing Outlook, our monthly manufacturing newsletter. For more details, Click Here.   by…


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.