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Building Successful Businesses in Tampa Bay
Business in Tampa Bay is booming. In this podcast, Steve Morey, senior vice president of the economic development for the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council, and Jamie Harden, president and CEO of Creative Sign Designs, share their insights with SME Media senior editor Steve Plumb about the region’s resources and opportunities for creating and sustaining successful manufacturing operations in the heart of the Sunshine State.
Real-Time Plant-Floor Visibility and Analysis - Why it Matters
In this podcast, Kevin Jones, CEO of Ectobox, talks to SME Media contributing editor Michael Anderson about what manufacturers need to know about getting started with data collection and analytics. “Smart manufacturing” is still a nebulous concept for many suppliers, all of whom need to keep a sharp eye on their bottom line. In this discussion, Kevin Jones shares some of their most common questions and concerns—and offers useful, accessible answers.
How 5G Will Spur Manufacturing of the Future
In this episode, SME Senior Editor Bruce Morey sat down with Ande Hazard, VP of Manufacturing Solutions at AT&T Business to discuss how manufacturing is poised to begin experiencing significant benefits from 5G and how 5G will spur manufacturing of the future.
Reducing Complexity in Assembly Equipment
In this podcast, John Derry, senior application engineer at Promess, talks to SME Media contributing editor Michael Anderson about reducing complexity in assembly equipment. Derry discusses how assembly systems may become unnecessarily complex--and how that complexity can reduce quality and increase costs. Derry goes on to describe effective ways of addressing these issues and to reduce and even eliminate unnecessary complexity.
Voices AMplified: Medical AM, Past, Present and Future
This special Voices AMplified podcast features guest host Bryan Crutchfield, vice-president and general manager at Materialise and an advisor for SME’s AM Technical Community Leadership Committee, and Andy Christensen, adjunct faculty in the radiology department at the University of Cincinnati, as well as the 2022 chair of the Radiological Society of North America’s 3D Printing Special Interest Group for Medical Devices, a Fellow of the SME and AMUG, and recipient of SME’s AM Achievement Award in 2009. Crutchfield and Christensen discuss in-depth the promise and challenges AM for medical.
Voices AMplified: The Personal Experience of Additive Manufacturing
This special Voices AMplified podcast features guest host John Barnes, CEO and founder of Barnes Global Advisors Group and Metal Powderworks. In addition, he is the vice-chair of SME’s AM Technical Leadership Committee. Barnes talks with Jon Meyer, CEO of APWorks, about their personal experiences in the growth and future of additive manufacturing.