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Noah Graff, Editor of Today’s Machining World, and Used Machinery Dealer, interviews manufacturing company owners, equipment gurus, and other brilliant folks to help professionals working in manufacturing, precision machining in particular. He and his guests discuss topics such as how to build a successful businesses and the latest machining technology.

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Noah Graff, Editor of Today’s Machining World, and Used Machinery Dealer, interviews manufacturing company owners, equipment gurus, and other brilliant folks to help professionals working in manufacturing, precision machining in particular. He and his guests discuss topics such as how to build a successful businesses and the latest machining technology.

    18-Year-Old Immigrant to Machine Shop Founder, Dulio Arellano (Part I)—EP 218

    18-Year-Old Immigrant to Machine Shop Founder, Dulio Arellano (Part I)—EP 218

    My guest on today’s show immigrated to the United States from Mexico at 18 years old, went to tech school, worked his way up in job shops, became one of the top technicians at Tornos, and then founded his own successful job shop. Dulio Arellano is the founder of Premier Swiss, a Tornos Swiss screw [...]

    How to Cut Machine Setup Time in Half, with Paul Van Metre

    How to Cut Machine Setup Time in Half, with Paul Van Metre

    This week on Swarfcast, we’re sharing an interview we originally did back in 2020 with Paul Van Metre, Co-Founder of ProShop ERP. During our discussion, Paul shares a lot of valuable and timeless information that can help your shop run more efficiently. Since we did the interview, he has also started his own podcast, called [...]

    • 37 min
    How to Buy and Sell Machines Like a Used Machinery Dealer--EP 117

    How to Buy and Sell Machines Like a Used Machinery Dealer--EP 117

    Do you ever wonder how I make a living buying and selling old iron? Sometimes Graff-Pinkert’s used machinery business boggles our own minds too. But we have some tricks of the trade that make it possible for me to pay my mortgage, and on today’s podcast I’m going to share a few of them with [...]

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Pasta Machines and Precision Parts, with Antonio Adiletta

    Pasta Machines and Precision Parts, with Antonio Adiletta

    Pasta machines operate a lot like cam screw machines, Antonio Adiletta told me when I interviewed him for this week’s podcast. Antonio is co-owner of Arcobaleno and GAM Precision in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. After growing up in Italy, Antonio moved to Canada and then eventually emigrated to the United States with his wife and business partner, [...]

    • 42 min
    Escaping Your Comfort Zone with Lean Manufacturing, Matthew Rassi-EP 216

    Escaping Your Comfort Zone with Lean Manufacturing, Matthew Rassi-EP 216

    Working in the machining industry I hear the term “lean manufacturing” mentioned a lot. But what does the word “lean” really mean in this context? And how do you implement it in your company?  To help me clarify these questions, I interviewed Matthew Rassi, founder of Twenty Helping Hands. He’s a lean manufacturing consultant who [...]

    • 56 min
    Attached to Multi-Spindles, With Elliott May

    Attached to Multi-Spindles, With Elliott May

    In honor of this weekend’s PMPA National Technical Conference, we’re resharing a podcast we did last year with Elliott May, engineer at BME in Port Huron, Michigan. BME builds original custom attachments for cam multi-spindles. They also rebuild Acme-Gridley screw machines. Elliott and I talked about a lot of fascinating things in this interview. How [...]

    • 41 min

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