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.
The Manufacturing Alliance with Lindsey Dimon of Falcon Plastics
Lindsey is joining us once again, to talk shop. She has worked with injection and blow molding manufacturing for over 10 years in various markets, and is currently engrossed in her role as a sales account manager at Falcon Plastics.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed all things trade show related, including the upcoming NPE 2024, and so much more!
The Manufacturing Alliance with Laura Teicher of FORGE
Laura’s analytical and creative approach to identifying and tackling organizational opportunities stems from a unique background that includes work experience in innovation, operations, and policy, and degrees in business, studio art, and English. She earned her M.B.A. from Boston University in 2012 with a focus on building cross-cultural teams and creating shared value. Prior to completing her graduate degree, Laura also worked for the Massachusetts Senate for three years.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed how localizing manufacturing and suppliers can increase competitive advantage for innovators, how this can help reduce our carbon footprint, and so much more!
Contact Laura: laura@FORGEimpact.org
Get Involved: FORGEimpact.org
The Manufacturing Alliance with Michael Magliano and Riley Schmucker
Mike is the Executive Managing Director at Cushman and Wakefield, while Riley is the Marketing Communications Specialist at Scot Forge. But both are advocates for the manufacturing industry, as well as members of the Manufacturing Pathways Consortium.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed the Manufacturing Pathways Consortium’s mission, how it is helping and building within the community, and so much more!
The Manufacturing Alliance with Scott Kraemer from Xact Metal
Scott has 32+ years of experience doing mold design, mold builds, special machine design and development, automation design and development, as well as product design and development for the medical, automotive, and consumer industries. Around 12 years ago, he started focusing on incorporating additive manufacturing of both plastic and metal into mainstream production parts and tooling. Over the years he has also developed a passion for educating people about opportunities within the manufacturing industry.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed educating youths on careers in manufacturing, leadership, how metal and plastic additive will play a role in our future of making things, and so much more!
The Manufacturing Alliance with Mike Lee from Mindshift Labs
In a world of disruption, change, and adversity Mike Lee helps leaders, and organizations activate the purpose-driven, future-focused, and heart-centered skills that drive engagement, win the war for talent, and create cultures of belonging. His engaging, inspiring, and interactive programs at F500 companies and professional associations like Morgan Stanley, AmFam, Cisco, SHRM and IBM have earned rave reviews from bold and driven leaders. Drawing on the latest research from neuroscience, sports psychology, and personal experience, he’s shared stories and practical exercises — across the world — to help people find their own inner power and poise to thrive in business and life.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed employee engagement, leadership, effective communication, and so much more!
The Manufacturing Alliance with Lauren LaDell from Motor City Spindle Repair
You may know her as the Spindle Chick, but she is now also the owner of American Machine Marketing. Since beginning her journey in the manufacturing industry five years ago, she has worked to not only increase brand awareness for her company, Motor City Spindle Repair, but also for the lack of female representation in this trade, and the manufacturing industry as a whole. Lauren decided to create AMM to help guide other companies to do the same through effective social media marketing.
On this episode of The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, we discussed women in manufacturing, social media, business ventures, and so much more!
I have been in manufacturing for 30+ years, and this show is what we all need. Thanks for getting the voice out there.
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!