The goal of this podcast is to talk with people within the U.S. Manufacturing space who are helping to grow and change the way that we do business. It is also to bring a new perspective on industrial technology, manufacturing strategy, and inspiration to an expanding market letting the world know we are here to stay.
Manufacturing Alliance with DeeDee Jones of Manufacturing Renaissance
Dee Dee is the Industry Coordinator at Manufacturing Renaissance. She is responsible for recruiting manufacturing companies for field trips, job shadowing experiences, internships and career opportunities, as well as to prepare students for careers in manufacturing. DeeDee has been part of the MR team since 2014. She has recruited for various manufacturing companies in multiple industries for various types of positions for over 15 years.
Throughout this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed the potential for youths in manufacturing, what it looks like to train youths for careers in manufacturing, preparing manufacturers for youth workers, and much more!
Manufacturing Alliance with Rachael Pfenninger of AMBA
Rachael Pfenninger is the Director of Strategic Execution at the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and has overseen the planning and execution of key initiatives in workforce development, benchmarking and member connections, and industry awareness and advocacy since 2018.
Throughout this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed the upcoming AMBA Conference taking place on May 11-13th, including the Emerging Leaders Pre-Conference Session, their new virtual series on work observation/standardization, and much more!
Manufacturing Alliance with Hannah Coombs and Taylor Bartelt, Tracking the Apprentice
Live From PTXPO: our host, Tony Demakis, as he gets into "Tracking the Apprentice." Taylor Bartelt joins SPE Mold Technologies Division at PTXPO to chat about her experience as a CNC apprentice at CDM Tool. Join us for Taylor's chat, along with Hannah Coombs from Westminster Tool.
Manufacturing Alliance Podcast with Alex Beaumont, Vice President of Beaumont
Live from PTXPO: our host, Tony Demakis meets with Alex Beaumont, vice president of Beaumont! Join us as we discuss the Beaumont story, re-introduction to tradeshow season, what drives people at the shows, and much more!
Manufacturing Alliance Podcast with Scott Peters, Future SPE Mold Technologies Chair
Live from PTXPO: our host, Tony Demakis meets with Scott Peters of M Design! Join us as the current SPE Mold Technologies Chair and the Chair- Elect discuss the annual awards presented at the show, an upcoming addition to the awards bestowed, and more!
Manufacturing Alliance with Rich Oles, Bill Hartwick & John Bozzelli
Live from PTXPO: our host, Tony Demakis meets with Richard Oles, John Bozzeli and Bill Hartwick! Each of these men are a testament to the plastics industry, and are able to boast over 85 years of combined knowledge. Join us as we discuss the roll that they each play in the industry, what it's like to be back at a show, and so much more!
Manufacturing Fun & Insights!💥
No matter the topic, you’re guaranteed to gain something from every episode - can’t recommend The Manufacturing Alliance enough. 🙌
A valuable resource!
Whether you’re just getting started in the manufacturing world or already well-established in your career, there’s much to be learned from this podcast! Each episode features engaging interviews packed with actionable tips, insights into the state of the industry, and personal stories of success and failure. Conversation topics range from from sustainability, to marketing, talent development, consumer change, technological innovation, and more. Love the live format to get real time feedback from the listeners. Highly recommend tuning in!
A nice combo of education and entertainment
I really enjoyed listening to the first episode. Tony did a good job with his interview and the quiz at the end is what made the show unique and fun for me. Look forward to the next show!