Weekly Wrap Up For February 21st, 2020

Nicole Wolter, President of HM Manufacturing in Wauconda, IL, joins hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady to discuss the USMCA. She was an advocate for passage for small and midsize businesses across America.

The Boring CompanyThe Boring Company Expected to Reach Halfway Point on Las Vegas Tunnels

The Boring Company is anticipating good news in regard to their progress in Las Vegas. The company expects to have the first of the two tunnels finished by this week. This could then pave the way for future development plans in the city. (Read More)

In the third episode of ‘Cliff Notes on the Global Manufacturing Picture’, host Cliff Waldman reviews the latest manufacturing growth data from the Federal Reserve as well as the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from the Institute for Supply Management. For macroeconomic context, he then discusses the most recent US and global economic data. The impact of the spreading novel coronavirus is discussed. Cliff concludes the episode by giving a short-term forecast for US manufacturing growth.

5G Network5G, Wearable Among the Manufacturing Trends to Watch in 2020

With each new year comes a new set of trends in the manufacturing industry. 2020 is no different, bringing a new set of tech-focused improvements to the table. These trends have the potential to really shape how the industry itself operates. (Read More)


Nobert Ore, Senior Correspondent for Manufacturing Talk Radio, discusses the Purchasing Manager’s Indexes of other countries and regions of the U.S. with hosts Lew Weiss and Tim Grady. There is a manufacturing shift in the making – find out what it is!

Boston Micro FabricationBMF Unveils microArch™, The Industry’s Most Accurate and Precise High-Resolution 3D Printer For Commercial Precision Manufacturing

Boston Micro Fabrication (BMF), the pioneer in microscale 3D printing systems, today announced the global launch of microArch, the industry’s most accurate and precise, high-resolution microscale 3D printing solution for commercial use.  microArch introduces a number of technological breakthroughs that allow the technology to print ultra high-resolution parts with unparalleled accuracy and precision at scale. The microArch was successfully launched over the past 18 months in Asia and over 40 systems have been installed for multiple customers across a range of industries. (Read More)

Christina Fuges is the editorial director of MoldMaking Technology (MMT), and today she joins Frances Brunelle to talk to listeners about their unique publication for the mold manufacturing industry. Christina has 28 years of experience in trade publishing, is the technical conference director for the annual Amerimold expo, and is a contributing editor to Additive Manufacturing.