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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.

    3 Key Steps for SMBs to Achieve Digital Transformation

    3 Key Steps for SMBs to Achieve Digital Transformation

    When it comes to digital transformation, SMBs need to go from reactive to proactive. In this podcast, Mustafa Ozturk, COO of ProManage, outlines three easy steps SMBs can take for successful digital transformation, where the right enterprise-grade tools can give small and nimble manufacturers a competitive advantage. 

    • 23 min
    Making the Case for Machine Learning

    Making the Case for Machine Learning

    In this podcast, Greg Farrar, Head of R&D and Plant Manager at CpK Interior Products and Graham Synott, Process Engineer – IT Systems at Linamar, will share their experiences in successfully getting pilot programs off the ground and quickly demonstrating ROI to stakeholders. They will be joined by Praemo’s President and COO Paul Boris and Vice President of Strategic Accounts Mike McFarlin to discuss the challenges and opportunities with machine learning in manufacturing.

    • 21 min
    Putting Metalworking Fluids to Work on the Plant Floor

    Putting Metalworking Fluids to Work on the Plant Floor

    Foam, rust, skin irritation and odor—these are all potential problems that job shops face from not using and maintaining the right metalworking fluids. In this podcast, Joe Bennick and John Frauenhoffer from Castrol’s Industrial business talk with SME Media Senior Editor Steve Plumb about the importance of proper fluid management to boost the efficiency and performance of factory machinery and equipment.   

    • 28 min
    Getting the Most out of Data to Drive Efficiencies and Profitability

    Getting the Most out of Data to Drive Efficiencies and Profitability

    Manufacturers everywhere are looking to improve their operational efficiency and profitability. In this podcast, Rob Longfellow, CTO of Juxtum, shares his perspective on how companies, from small and mid-sized manufacturers to OEMs, can harness accurate, real-time, and actionable data to drive efficiencies, boost the bottom line, and manage the evolving cybersecurity threat landscape.

    • 18 min
    Voices AMplified: From Racecars to Advanced Manufacturing

    Voices AMplified: From Racecars to Advanced 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 championship race car driver Brad Keselowski, owner of Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing, about how he got involved with additive manufacturing and the potential—and challenges—for the technology.

    • 49 min
    Composing Manufacturing Solutions in a Disruptive World

    Composing Manufacturing Solutions in a Disruptive World

    Analysts at Gartner predict that organizations that employ “composable” software tools will outpace competition by 80% in the speed of new initiative implementation by 2023. In this podcast, SME Media Senior Editor Steve Plumb and Russ Waddell, Community Lead for Tulip, discuss how manufacturers are using composability systems to empower workers and achieve quantifiable results.

    • 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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