173 episodes

Noah Graff, used machine tool dealer and editor of Today’s Machining World, interviews machining company owners, equipment gurus, and experts with insight to help and entertain people working in the machining field. We discuss topics such as how to find quality employees, customer acquisition, negotiation, and the best CNC equipment options for specific jobs.

Swarfcast Today's Machining World

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    • 4.9 • 28 Ratings

Noah Graff, used machine tool dealer and editor of Today’s Machining World, interviews machining company owners, equipment gurus, and experts with insight to help and entertain people working in the machining field. We discuss topics such as how to find quality employees, customer acquisition, negotiation, and the best CNC equipment options for specific jobs.

    Manufacturing Rockets in College, with Anirudh Pal and Xander Wells

    Manufacturing Rockets in College, with Anirudh Pal and Xander Wells

    At IMTS 2022, I stumbled upon a booth with an impressive 28 foot rocket on display, constructed by students from the Purdue University Bechtel Innovation Design Center. Anirudh Pal, an operations manager at Bechtel, and Xander Wells, an undergraduate teaching assistant at Bechtel, told me the story behind the rocket’s creation when I interviewed them [...]

    • 35 min
    How to Save Money on Cutting Tools, with Bryan Stusak and Steve Vanderink

    How to Save Money on Cutting Tools, with Bryan Stusak and Steve Vanderink

    At IMTS 2022, I had the privilege of interviewing Bryan Stusak and Steve Vanderink, two product specialists from Iscar Metals, world renown seller of cutting tools for machining. We talked about the latest developments in cutting tool technology that enable faster changeover, and how to save money by using inserts properly when removing small amounts [...]

    • 46 min
    How to Get the Most From a Trade Show, With Will Healy III (Part I)–EP 163

    How to Get the Most From a Trade Show, With Will Healy III (Part I)–EP 163

    With the International Manufacturing Technology Show coming up next week in Chicago, we decided it was important to do a podcast about how to get ready for a trade show. The following is a summary of our 2-part interview with Will Healy III. Will has been going to machining industry trade shows such as IMTS for [...]

    • 30 min
    How to Get the Most From a Trade Show, With Will Healy III (Part II)--EP 164

    How to Get the Most From a Trade Show, With Will Healy III (Part II)--EP 164

    This podcast episode is the second part of our interview with Will Healy III about how to get the most out of trade shows, IMTS 2022 in particular. We suggest you listen to Part I of the podcast before you tune into this one. Scroll down to read more and listen to the podcast. Or [...]

    • 30 min
    Defending Your Manufacturing Company From Cyber Attacks with Drew Phillips

    Defending Your Manufacturing Company From Cyber Attacks with Drew Phillips

    Are you vaccinated against the Virus?  Is your computer system prepared for the inevitable attack? Today’s podcast discusses the scary reality that manufacturers are the number one target of cyber attacks around the globe. Manufacturing companies are at risk for ransomware and intellectual property theft. It’s even possible for hackers to take control of a [...]

    • 42 min
    Running a CNC Swiss Medical Shop, with Shawn Gaskin

    Running a CNC Swiss Medical Shop, with Shawn Gaskin

    Our guest on the podcast today is Shawn Gaskin, owner of Swiss Technologies of New England and Stone Medical in Plainville, Massachusetts. Shawn started Swiss Technologies over 20 years ago, with one L20 Citizen making parts out of sterling silver for Tiffany and Company. Over the years, his company has grown into a diversified shop, [...]

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

JB241224 ,

Must listen!

Love this podcast. A lot of unique content about the manufacturing industry that isn’t in the media anywhere else. Highly recommend the episodes that highlight businesses in the industry and hearing their success stories, how they started and have grown to their current point. Keep up the great work!

oliviabaker13 ,

Highly recommend!

If you’re in the machining or manufacturing biz, you should tune into Swarfcast! These conversations are both actionable and engaging - featuring a wide range of guests working in and supporting the industry. Topics covered include everything from tech innovation to marketing to employee retention, and more. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

dmholcomb ,

Great Show

Enjoyed listening on PlayerFM. Highly recommend it.

The CNC Machining Podcast I host has 10 episodes. Maybe we can help each other grow! Check out The Right Direction Podcast from Compass Precision if you have the time.

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