Making Chips-logo

Making Chips

Business >

MakingChips is a weekly podcast that will equip leaders in the metalworking manufacturing industry with valuable content to utilize in their career and business.

MakingChips is a weekly podcast that will equip leaders in the metalworking manufacturing industry with valuable content to utilize in their career and business.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

MakingChips is a weekly podcast that will equip leaders in the metalworking manufacturing industry with valuable content to utilize in their career and business.

Language:

English


Episodes

MC166 ITMS2018 Wrap Up with Larry Turner and Peter Eelman

11/1/2018
More
Welcome to the MakingChips IMTS2018 wrap up podcast, recorded live from the final day of the show with guests Larry Turner, President and CEO of Hannover Fairs USA and Peter Eelman, Vice President of Exhibitions & Business Development at AMT. After a long and exciting week, Jim and Jason reflect on some of the trends The post ITMS2018 Wrap Up with Larry Turner and Peter Eelman appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:23:51

MC165 Industry 4.0 with Jim King, Andrew Benson and Meghan West

10/25/2018
More
Jim and Jason are live from IMTS2018 Day 5 with guests Jim King, Andrew Benson, and Meghan West to discuss industry 4.0 and its impact on the metal-working nation. How does a machine tool manufacturer, tooling manufacturer and a CAD/CAM company work together to elevate a manufacturing business? What is industry 4.0? Listen to this The post Industry 4.0 with Jim King, Andrew Benson and Meghan West appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:35:41

MC164 How Manufacturers Can Sleep Better at Night with Barry Walter, Dietmar Goellner, Craig Zoberis, and Teresa Beach-Shelow

10/18/2018
More
Live from IMTS 2018 day four in Chicago, Jason and Jim are joined by Barry Walter, Dietmar Goellner, Craig Zoberis, and Teresa Beach-Shelow to give their insight and advice that will help manufacturers sleep better at night. There are so many decisions and challenges that manufacturing leaders face that it is sometimes hard to get The post How Manufacturers Can Sleep Better at Night with Barry Walter, Dietmar Goellner, Craig Zoberis, and Teresa Beach-Shelow appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:47:08

MC163 The Core Values and Culture of OKUMA with Tim Thiessen

10/5/2018
More
During this episode of MakingChips, Jim and Jason talk with Tim Thiessen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Okuma America Corporation about the core values and culture of OKUMA. This conversation happened at IMTS2018 where that unique culture was on full display. OKUMA has been around for 120 years. During this conversation, Tim shares The post The Core Values and Culture of OKUMA with Tim Thiessen appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:32:38

MC162 Does Manufacturing Data Matter? with Steve Kline

10/1/2018
More
Live from IMTS 2018, Jim and Jason talk with Steve Kline, Director of Market Intelligence at Gardner Media Business, Inc. to answer the question “does manufacturing data matter?” Steve has generated forecasts for his family owned business and for the metalworking and plastic industries. Gardner Media Business produces media for the durable goods manufacturing industries. The post Does Manufacturing Data Matter? with Steve Kline appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:30:18

MC161 What’s on the Manufacturing Horizon with Lonnie Love, Jay Rogers, and Adrian Allen

9/26/2018
More
MakingChips is back with another live podcast from IMTS 2018. On this episode, Jim and Jason discuss what’s on the manufacturing horizon with guests Lonnie Love, Jay Rogers, and Adrian Allen. During times of rapid growth, long-term thinking can easily take a back seat to the next urgent task. Many manufacturing leaders lack the ability The post What’s on the Manufacturing Horizon with Lonnie Love, Jay Rogers, and Adrian Allen appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:54:04

MC160 Social Media Management for Manufacturers with Aisha Rasul, Corey Koepnick and Tom Fetcho

9/22/2018
More
On Wednesday at IMTS 2018, Jason and Jim hosted a panel including Aisha Rasul of Socistory, Corey Koepnick of Badassmachinists and Tom Fetcho, Vice President of Operations at MariTool to discuss social media management for manufacturers. Should manufacturers be using social media to market their businesses? If so, how does a company use it to The post Social Media Management for Manufacturers with Aisha Rasul, Corey Koepnick and Tom Fetcho appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:44:25

MC159 IMTS Panel Discussion on Solving the Skills Gap with Jess Giudici, Titan Gilroy, Federico Sciammarella, and Toni Neary

9/13/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Jim and Jason broadcast live from IMTS with their guest panel including Jess Giudici, Titan Gilroy, Federico Sciammarella and Toni Neary to discuss solving the skills gap in manufacturing. The manufacturing industry has a problem. There is not enough talent to fill the current job opportunities in the United States. The post IMTS Panel Discussion on Solving the Skills Gap with Jess Giudici, Titan Gilroy, Federico Sciammarella, and Toni Neary appeared first...

Duration:00:51:04

MC158 From the Farm to the Shop Floor with Rob Sattler

9/6/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Rob Sattler talks about how his family business took manufacturing from the farm to the shop floor. Rob is the Vice President of Sales, Estimating and Engineering at Sattler Inc in Ira, Michigan. He comes from a family of manufacturing with both his father and grandfather being involved in metalworking. The post From the Farm to the Shop Floor with Rob Sattler appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:44:38

MC157 Last Minute Preparations for IMTS 2018 with Peter Eelman

9/6/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Peter Eelman returns to talk about the last minute preparations for IMTS 2018. Peter is the Vice President of Exhibitions & Business Development at AMT. He is also the Senior Executive in charge of the International Manufacturing Technology Show, one of the top three trade shows in the United States. The post Last Minute Preparations for IMTS 2018 with Peter Eelman appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:39:08

MC156 The Risk and Reward of Implementing a New ERP System with Ryan Carr and Paul Van Metre

8/24/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Jim interviews his son Ryan Carr, Operations Manager at CARR Machine and Tool, Inc. along with Paul Van Metre, Co-Founder of ProShop ERP, about the risk and reward of implementing a new ERP system. During the interview, Ryan shares about the decision-making process and how they have been applying the The post The Risk and Reward of Implementing a New ERP System with Ryan Carr and Paul Van Metre appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:45:09

MC155 The Value of IMTS for Job Shops with Michelle Edmonson

8/10/2018
More
This week on MakingChips, guest Michelle Edmonson, Senior Director of Exhibitions Operations and Marketing at AMT, explains the value of IMTS for job shops. Job shops are typically smaller manufacturing companies that often handle custom orders for small or medium-sized companies. This year, IMTS will be focusing on job shops by offering opportunities tailored specifically The post The Value of IMTS for Job Shops with Michelle Edmonson appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:38:12

MC154 Insider Tips on the Best Way to Experience Chicago with Jason Lesniewicz

8/2/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Jim talks with Jason Lesniewicz, Director of Cultural Tourism at Choose Chicago, about the best way to experience Chicago. Jason leads Choose Chicago’s cultural tourism strategy positioning as a global, cultural destination to increase visitation and achieve the annual goal of 55 million visitors as set forth by mayor Rahm The post Insider Tips on the Best Way to Experience Chicago with Jason Lesniewicz appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:33:10

MC153 The Whirlwind of Leadership with Peter Claus

7/26/2018
More
This week on MakingChips, Peter Claus talks about the whirlwind of leadership he experiences in his manufacturing job. Peter is the CNC supervisor at HFW Industries in Buffalo, New York where he has worked for over 20 years. He is also one of this year’s IMTS Rock Stars. Peter shares his passion for manufacturing, how The post The Whirlwind of Leadership with Peter Claus appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:33:23

MC152 Do You Really Need a 5-Axis Machine? with Jim Carr and Jason Zenger

7/19/2018
More
This week on MakingChips, Jason asks Jim whether or not you really need a 5-axis machine. Every manufacturing company owner has to determine the right time to add a new piece of machinery to his or her shop. That decision isn’t always easy. More often than not, there are multiple good options that leave the The post Do You Really Need a 5-Axis Machine? with Jim Carr and Jason Zenger appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:30:27

MC151 Inspiring Manufacturing’s Next-Generation Leaders with Greg Jones

7/12/2018
More
The growth and impact of manufacturing tomorrow depends on the next-generation leaders you are investing in today. During this episode of MakingChips, Greg Jones, Vice President of Smartforce Development at AMT, discusses how he is trying to help reduce the skills gap that exists in manufacturing. He also gives some practical ways that manufacturing leaders The post Inspiring Manufacturing’s Next-Generation Leaders with Greg Jones appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:39:02

MC150 Spindle Time and Italian Cars with Russ Waddell

7/5/2018
More
If you are a manufacturing leader, then it is imperative that you learn all you can about MTConnect and the digitization of the manufacturing industry. As the internet of things continues to grow, companies should be prepared to integrate technology into their company. During this episode of MakingChips, Jim and Jason talk with Russ Waddell, The post Spindle Time and Italian Cars with Russ Waddell appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:32:10

MC149 The Return on Investment in Company Culture with Julie Poulos

6/24/2018
More
Can you see a return on investment in company culture in your business? It’s a question that every manufacturing owner or operator should consider. Much of the focus in manufacturing is on production. However, one of the biggest investments you can make in your company and brand is in the area of culture. Investing in The post The Return on Investment in Company Culture with Julie Poulos appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:46:36

MC148 Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry with Doug Woods

6/13/2018
More
On this episode of MakingChips, Jason and Jim sit down with Doug Woods, President of AMT to discuss the digital transformation in the manufacturing industry. Doug has had a lifetime of experience in manufacturing and now shares that experience with manufacturing leaders around the globe. He has a passion for innovation and for helping others The post Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry with Doug Woods appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:38:31

MC147 How Manufacturing Education Will Transform The Industry with Aneesa Muthana

6/7/2018
More
Few people are champions of manufacturing education like Jim’s guest on this episode of MakingChips, Aneesa Muthana. Aneesa began working in her father’s manufacturing shop when she was a very young girl, answering phones and making chips of her own. She has grown up with a deep understanding of what makes the manufacturing industry special The post How Manufacturing Education Will Transform The Industry with Aneesa Muthana appeared first on MakingChips.

Duration:00:44:23