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Episode 627: The Power and Importance of Industrial Websites

Ryan Jennings, the owner and operator of WYSIWYG Marketing, discusses the vital importance of having up-to-date content in a current industrial website design as search engines change their algorithms, meaning you may not be found.

Episode 626: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the Credit Manager’s Index.

Episode 625: Optimizing And Streamlining Automotive Manufacturing

Mark Blosser from Ceratizit discusses technology and applications supporting the automotive industry to optimize and streamline processes with cutting, drilling, boring, reaming, and countersinking tools on the Manufacturing Talk Radio podcast.

Episode 625: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the latest report.

Episode 624: The ISM Hospital Report On Business

Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R) discusses the latest report in detail.

Episode 623: The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business(R), presents the manufacturing Report On Business. To read the full report, CLICK HERE

Episode 622: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

Cliff Waldman, CEO of New World Economics, joins Manufacturing Talk Radio hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the manufacturing challenges and headwinds in 2022 that are not insignificant. Document Referenced in this Podcast:  https://rdcu.be/cDzB4  

Episode 621: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index

Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent on Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Surveys reports that overall conditions are good globally and expectations for manufacturing are continued expansion through the balance of 2021; albeit, current inflation may not be temporary.

Episode 620: Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves Episode 11

Host John Kennedy, CEO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Partnership welcomes guest Steve Melito is the Senior Solutions Specialist for FuzeHub, part of the New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Episode 619: Reshoring Opportunity

Harry Moser, President of the Reshoring Initiative, how we fix reshoring to capture the opportunities for reshoring, even in the face of labor shortages that add to the growing number of job openings in the industry. Watch part 1 “The Reshoring Challenge” 

Episode 618: ISM’s Semi-Annual Forecast for Manufacturing and Services

Committee Chairs Tim Fiore and Anthony Nieves discuss the ISM’s Semi-Annual Forecast for Manufacturing and Services respectively.  This report data is used by industry sector executives and managers to gauge the outlook for their products and services for the first half of the economic outlook.  

Episode 617: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the Credit Manager’s Index.

Episode 616: The ISM Hospital Report On Business

Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R) discusses the latest report in detail.

Episode 615: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the latest report.

Episode 614: The Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business(R), presents the manufacturing Report On Business. To read the full report, CLICK HERE.

Episode 613: The Reshoring Challenge

Harry Moser, President of the Reshoring Initiative, discusses the challenges of reshoring, and what is happening in the manufacturing industry.

Episode 612: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

In this week’s episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman considers two significant disruptions to the U.S. manufacturing outlook. The emergence of a new variant of Covid-19 has generated rapid government action as well as much confusion around the world. And evidence that inflation has hit three-decade highs suggests the risk of a …

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Episode 611: How Virtual Reality Gear is Changing Manufacturing

Scott Stachiw, Director of Immersive Learning at Roundtable Learning, discusses the transformational ways virtual reality gear is changing manufacturing hiring, training, production, safety and performance support.

Episode 610: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index

Presented by Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent on Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Surveys.  

Episode 609: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the Credit Manager’s Index and the economic atmosphere that businesses face, and even though indicators are good, the general ecosystem feels bad.

Episode 608: Revitalizing Small Town Downtowns

Ilana Preuss, CEO and FOunder of Recast City LLC, discusses how small manufacturing businesses can fill vacant storefronts and bring new vitality to struggling small town downtowns in cooperation with government agencies that rely on economic development and the commercial tax base to maintain and improve small town infrastructure.

Episode 607: The ISM Hospital Report On Business

Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R) discusses the latest report in detail.

Episode 606: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the latest report.

Episode 605: The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business(R), presents the manufacturing Report On Business. To read the full report, Click Here.

Episode 604: Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves Episode 10

On this episode of Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves, host John Kennedy welcomes Dyci Manns Sfregola, CSCP, Founder and Managing Director of New Gen Architects.

Episode 603: Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture

As the global economy struggles to recover from the damage caused by an historic pandemic, Chad Moutray, Chief Economist of the National Association of Manufacturers, will once again be Cliff Waldman’s guest on ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’. In this live broadcast Dr. Moutray will give his 2022 forecast for US manufacturing performance …

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Episode 602: Comfortable, USA Quality Workwear

Josh Walker and Ted De Innocentis, Co-Founders of 1620 Workwear, Inc., discuss their launch of comfortable, durable, quality, indoor and outdoor workwear Made in the USA for skilled labor, craftsman, military, and police, and discerning individuals who want workwear that will last for years, available at 1620usa.com

Episode 601: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index

Presented by Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent on Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Surveys.  

Episode 600: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the Credit Manager’s Index and the economic atmosphere that businesses face, and even though indicators are good, the general ecosystem feels bad.

Episode 599: The Hospital ISM Report On Business

Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R) discusses the latest report in detail.

Episode 598: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® discusses the impact of the bottlenecked supply chain on the services sector, which could extend into next year.

Episode 597: The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business(R), presents the manufacturing Report On Business. To read the full report, Click Here.

Episode 586: NABE Conference Summary with Cliff Waldman

On This LIVE Episode of Manufacturing Matters, host Cliff Waldman recaps his experience at the NABE conference including outlook discussions by Fed officials as well as sessions on China, supply chain, and labor shortages.

Episode 585: Cyber Security for Manufacturers – Before Disaster Strikes

Ken Fanger, President of On Technology Partners, discusses actions manufacturers need to take now to avoid a cyber security breach and possibly being put out of business by a ransomware attack. Sixty percent of SME’s never recover from a ransomware attack, and end up closing their doors. Get your free subscription to Manufacturing Outlook eZine …

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Episode 584: Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves Episode 9

All Things Supply Chain and ISO Implementation  Join John W. Kennedy, CEO, NJMEP, and Aaron Ramsey, Senior Services Manager, Perdue University MEP, discuss the supply chain and all its intricacies as well as ISO implementation and what the future holds for the MEP National Network.  

Episode 583: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index

Presented by Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent on Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Surveys.

Episode 583: The Art of Pulsed Electro-Chemical Machining

Daniel Herrington, CEO of Voxel Innovations, explains the unique nuances and applications of rapid PECM – Pulsed Electro-Chemical Machining in high tech industries for production runs of specialized parts, as well as potential future applications.

Episode 582: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, presents the National Association of Credit Management’s CMI (Credit Manager’s Index) Report.

Episode 581: The Hospital ISM Report On Business

Nancy LeMaster, Committee Chair of the ISM’s Hospital Report on Business(R) discusses the state of the current Covid crisis that creates difficulties treating the normal health care needs as hospitals grapple with patient overload.

Episode 580: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM Services Report on Business® continues in strength with few sectors struggling; most in continued expansion.

Episode 579: The ISM Manufacturing Report On Business

Tim Fiore, Committee Chair for the ISM Manufacturing Report on Business(R), discusses the continued strength in manufacturing for the PMI (Purchasing Manager’s Index) as raw material costs continue to increase, and labor remains constrained. To read the full report, Click Here

Episode 578: Cliff Notes On The Global Manufacturing Picture with Cliff Waldman

In this episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’ host Cliff Waldman overviews the growing list of crises and disruptions in the global business environment. These include the delta variant, renewed terrorism threats and escalating cyber attacks. Cliff reviews recent economic and manufacturing data and then considers the manufacturing outlook in light of …

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Episode 577: Teaching Machines Through Reinforcement Learning

How do machines learn? When they learn, what can they tell us? Chris Nicholson, Founder and CEO of Pathmind, shared how Reinforcement Learning is used in manufacturing to aid production to drive innovation, growth, and optimizing performance.  

Episode 576: Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves Episode 8

On this episode of Manufacturing Partnerships… Making Waves: Watch as Christina Renna, President & CEO, the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey joins John W. Kennedy, CEO, NJMEP as they discuss the partnership between the MEP centers and chambers of commerce in their state and how each party can benefit from this match made …

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Episode 575: The New Buy America Act Impact

Tony Uphoff, President and CEO of ThomasNet, North America’s #1 sourcing platform, shares the future impact of the latest updates to the 1933 Buy American Act with a lively discussion on related topics.

Episode 574: Connected Worker Solutions for Data Capture

Robin Fleming, Founder and CEO of Anvl, discusses the disconnect in data beginning with front-line workers that cripples data entry, collection and analysis, and solutions to correct this glaring digital disparity. Guest Robin Fleming wrote the cover story for the August issue of Manufacturing Outlook. To read her article and get a free subscription to …

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Episode 573: The Global Purchasing Manager’s Index

Norbert Ore, Senior Correspondent on Global Purchasing Manager’s Index Surveys reports that overall conditions are good globally and expectations for manufacturing are continued expansion through the balance of 2021; albeit, current inflation may not be temporary.

Episode 572: The Latest Credit Manager’s Index

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, presents the National Association of Credit Management’s CMI (Credit Manager’s Index) Report.

Episode 571: ISM Reports: The Impact of the Delta Variant on Hospitals

Nancy Lemaster, Committee Chair of the ISM Hospital Report on Business(R) provides in-depth analysis of the impact of the Delta variant on the healthcare industry, and in particular, the hospital sector, including the traumatic pressure on healthcare workers, gray market supplies, the concerns about counterfeits, and how the bottom line of hospitals is being impacted.

Episode 570: ISM Services Report On Business with Anthony Nieves

Anthony Nieves, Committee Chair for the ISM’s Services Report on Business® presents the ISM Services PMI Report.