Weekly Wrap Up For September 1, 2023

Harry Moser, founder of the Reshoring Initiative, and Manufacturing Talk Radio Host Lew Weiss discuss a litany of critical topics including Artificial Intelligence, the U.S. national debt, and fishing! Don’t miss this important episode of Moser On Manufacturing.

In this episode of ‘Manufacturing Think Tank’ host Cliff Waldman is joined by Dr. Chad Moutray, Chief Economist of the National Association of Manufacturers. After discussing the path of U.S. inflation and the likelihood of a near-term U.S. recession, Chad discusses the recent manufacturing slump and the manufacturing industries that have been most impacted. The conversation then turns to the global picture with particular emphasis on growing concerns about the Chinese economy. The episode concludes with a discussion about changes in the post-pandemic manufacturing labor market and about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on manufacturing.

Nicholas Tana, CEO of Smart Media, discusses how movies are a manufactured product going through the same disruptive technological evolution as manufacturing itself, to the extent that the Hollywood Studio System may fade into history. With AI, it is already happening to many job roles across the movie making production line and distribution channels.

The Hazard Girls podcast is delighted to welcome to the show Sam Kolner, the founder of Prime Structured Cabling one of the only woman-owned construction companies in Charleston, South Carolina. After experiencing burnout in retail management, Sam took the leap of faith and transitioned into sales at a low-voltage cabling company, a business she knew next to nothing about. Sam shares the skills she used to overcome adversity and eventually start her own successful cabling company.