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SME Media is a leading source for news and in-depth technical information about advanced manufacturing in North America.

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    • 4.7 • 17 Ratings

SME Media is a leading source for news and in-depth technical information about advanced manufacturing in North America.

    Cloud Manufacturing with Fractory

    Cloud Manufacturing with Fractory

    In this podcast, SME contributing Editor Michael Anderson talks with Rein Torm, co-founder and CTO of Fractory, a decentralized “online manufacturing service” that offers instant price quotes and pairs customers with an optimal supplier. Rein discusses the need for the service, how it got started and the company’s recent expansion from Europe to North America.

    • 28 min
    Building Successful Businesses in Tampa Bay

    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.

    • 38 min
    Real-Time Plant-Floor Visibility and Analysis - Why it Matters

    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.

    • 33 min
    How 5G Will Spur Manufacturing of the Future

    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.

    • 43 min
    Reducing Complexity in Assembly Equipment

    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.

    • 21 min
    Voices AMplified: Medical AM, Past, Present and Future

    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.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

oliviabaker13 ,

A valuable resource!

If you’re looking for insights on ever-evolving manufacturing landscape or looking for practical tips to improve your processes - subscribe now! This podcast is a valuable resource to add to your arsenal to continue to level up your business and stay up to date on the latest innovation and trends. Keep up the great work, Bruce! 🙌

dmholcomb ,

Great Show

I enjoyed the discussion you had about the transformation of the auto industry to electric vehicles. It’s such an important topic for our planet. Looking forward to listening to you more.

The company I work for recently got into the podcast space. If you have the time, check out “The Right Direction Podcast” from Compass Precision!

Sw Shunyo ,

Awesome

Love broad topic covered. Very informative thanks 🙏

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