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.
Should I Buy the Expensive or Cheaper CNC Machine? With Justin Tauber
When you’re shopping for machines do you find yourself wondering if the more expensive option for a machine is the better one? Does a taiwanese brand perform worse than a German brand? Will one machine last longer than another? Are some machines pretty similar between certain brands? The truth is, paying more money for a [...]
How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Not a Technician, with Steve Preda
Do you ever ask yourself why the majority of businesses out there are struggling to survive while an elite handful are crushing it? On today’s podcast we are discussing that question. Our guest is Steve Preda, founder of Steve Preda Business Growth. He is also an author of three books and the host of the [...]
What Brings Me to Work
Last week, Lloyd Graff wrote a blog called “What Brings Me to Work,” which we think will speak to a lot of you out there, people who work in a family business, and people of retirement age who keep working—not because they have to, but because they get to. Maybe you’ve read the blog already, [...]
A 150-Year-Old Manufacturing Business Reinvented, Adria and Aaron Bagshaw
On today’s podcast episode, you’re going to hear the story of a thriving fifth-generation family manufacturing business that is constantly reinventing itself. I interviewed Adria and Aaron Bagshaw, owners of W.H. Bagshaw, a machining company in Nashua, New Hampshire, that started over 150 years ago! For 135 years, W.H. Bagshaw produced the same type of [...]
How to Get More Done While Working Less, With Ari Meisel
The last year and a half, I’ve been a rookie family man. I’m trying to balance selling sexy-ugly iron, podcasting, and being a good dad and husband. I’m a distractible person with mild ADHD. I like to have fun, get out of the house, and I sometimes have trouble pulling myself away from the TV. [...]
A 67-Year Adventure in Swiss Machining Continues, with Paul Huber
Today’s guest on the show is Paul Huber, CEO of COMEX, in Monroe Connecticut. Paul is a machinery dealer specializing in cam Swiss automatics. That’s cam Swiss, not CNC. I’m talking about Bechlers, Stroms and Escomatics, not Citizens. Paul is 84, but proudly says feels like he is 60 as he raises his 17-year-old son. [...]
Loved the podcast!! Very interesting for all audiences
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!
Losing its focus
While I understand the use of the platform as a venue to help people hear stories and relate to others with differences, it’s not what I’m here to listen to. There is plenty of better content elsewhere for self help, marriage counseling or transgender stories. I’m disappointed in how it’s lost its focus on machining and business.