62 episodes

Are you a leader in an industrial or manufacturing company and want to hear from others just like you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from experts that focus on industrial and manufacturing topics and learn the latest trends, ideas, and breakthroughs along with practical tools you can use to stay on top of your game. Listen to real people in the trenches every day just like you!

Topics will include the latest strategies to grow your business, new technology updates in areas like additive manufacturing, digital transformation, operations improvements, security, sustainability, HR, design, trade, and regulation.

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Are you a leader in an industrial or manufacturing company and want to hear from others just like you? In this podcast, you’ll hear from experts that focus on industrial and manufacturing topics and learn the latest trends, ideas, and breakthroughs along with practical tools you can use to stay on top of your game. Listen to real people in the trenches every day just like you!

Topics will include the latest strategies to grow your business, new technology updates in areas like additive manufacturing, digital transformation, operations improvements, security, sustainability, HR, design, trade, and regulation.

    50. How Custom Manufacturing Helps Re-Shore Supply Chains

    50. How Custom Manufacturing Helps Re-Shore Supply Chains

    It’s pretty obvious 2020 has changed the world. 
    COVID-19 exposed weaknesses we didn’t know we had…
    Especially when it comes to supply chains.
    Our guest today is Gregory Paulsen, Director of Application Engineering at Xometry, a company that may help change how we look at supply chains. 
    Xometry is a custom manufacturing marketplace designed to make the procurement process easier for domestic buyers and suppliers. 
    What we talked about:
    How Xometry is taking the pain out of the procurement process How large marketplaces like Xometry can help with re-shoring efforts.  The challenge of reaching your target audience (and how to overcome it)  
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.

    • 26 min
    49: Digital Success: The Buyer’s Journey, CX & Employee Engagement

    49: Digital Success: The Buyer’s Journey, CX & Employee Engagement

    In the current climate, we all need digital success.
    And a lot goes into achieving it.
    You need to understand the buyer journey, provide great customer experience and have unparalleled employee engagement.
    But it all starts with alignment — with the market, within your organization, with your teams and with your customers.
    That’s one of many pieces of wisdom Jonathon Hensley, CEO & Chief Creative Officer at Emerge Interactive, shared on today’s show.
    He also covered:
    Why digital initiatives fail Why believing you’re customer-centric doesn’t make it so How to understand (and utilize) your buyer’s journey  
    #Growth series, Todd Hockenberry co-host:
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial + Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 28 min
    48: PMI Inspection Training: Why it’s Crucial

    48: PMI Inspection Training: Why it’s Crucial

    The ease-of-use of new technology is great for the metals industry but can be detrimental at the same time.
    Positive material identification (PMI) techniques like handheld XRF, handheld LIBS, and laser OES have become so convenient that they’re being misused.
    In this #MastersofPMI episode, Chris shares:
    The current landscape of the PMI testing field and how to get into it. Why so many professionals misuse PMI analyzers. Why PMI inspection training is so crucial for the metal supply chain. How to find the best PMI inspection training for you and your business. Find more on the MAG Industrial Training Institute here.
    The #MastersofPMI series is hosted by Chris Carolan of the Metal Analysis Group. To hear this episode and more like it, subscribe to The Manufacturing Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    • 12 min
    47. API RP 578 and the Importance of Material Verification Programs (MVP)

    47. API RP 578 and the Importance of Material Verification Programs (MVP)

    When it’s because of Iron Man, it’s awesome.
    Buildings coming down in fiery explosions!
    Ok, but no one’s popping popcorn over the catastrophes that occur when PMV isn’t being practiced (unless you’re a horrible person).
    That’s why we have Recommended Practice 578. It’s designed specifically to prevent the destruction of large assets.
    In this episode I cover:
    The relationship between RP578 and MVP How is this practice enforced? The training needed to comply with RP578  
    The #MastersofPMI series is hosted by Chris Carolan of the Metal Analysis Group. To hear this episode and more like it, subscribe to The Manufacturing Show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

    • 9 min
    46: How to Create a Great B2B Sales Experience

    46: How to Create a Great B2B Sales Experience

    In 2014, the average company had six competitors. In 2019, the average company had 54 competitors. (HubSpot)
    Maybe your product or service has really cool features. But if you’re not prioritizing great customer experience, the rest isn’t going to matter.
    HubSpot and Inbound guru, Dan Tyre, shares how to create a meaningful B2B sales experience for any industry in this #Growth episode.
    Plus, Dan and Todd chat about:
    Why the customer experience is so critical for any B2B company today How to create and target buyer personas How treating people like human beings will help you scale your business up Check out Dan and Todd’s book, Inbound Organization.
     
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.

    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial & Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 25 min
    45: The New Messaging for Manufacturers w/ Paul Kiesche

    45: The New Messaging for Manufacturers w/ Paul Kiesche

    Do your customers know that you’re still in business? Have you actually communicated to them that you’re in operation?
    Paul Kiesche, President & Creative Director at Aviate Creative, urges manufacturers to assume customers don’t know the status of their businesses. Then, reach out on a personal level.
    Plus, in this #Growth episode, Paul and Todd discuss:
    Why it’s important to acknowledge the pandemic and economic downturn with your customers Different ways to open up communication lines with customers How manufacturers can promote online events Connect w/ Paul on LinkedIn or email him at paul.kiesche@aviatecreative.com
    This #Growth episode is hosted by Todd Hockenberry, Consultant, Advisor, & Coach for industrial manufacturing companies at Top Line Results.
    You can find this interview, and many more, by subscribing to the Industrial & Manufacturing podcast on Apple Podcasts, on Spotify, or here.

    • 28 min

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21 Ratings

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A must listen if you want to drive results

Todd brings together unique insights and experience that provides value to every listener.

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Loaded with value and helpful advice

Todd and his guests cover some fantastic subjects and really dive in. They go beyond the typical shallow answers and get to the stuff that really helps. Manufacturing brands would really benefit from all the shared experience and knowledge.

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True Sales and Marketing Expertise

Todd is a true sales and marketing expert, which means he can build bridges in and out of sales and marketing from other teams, departments, and organizations and across verticals. Here, his focus and emphasis is on manufacturing, but the podcast brings you so much more.

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