Hello Metalworking Nation! We are thrilled and excited to be back on this brand new year as we get right back into the swing of it. On this episode of MakingChips, we’ll equip and inspire you with the skills that can bring your OEM partnerships closer together.
We’ll be talking about what steps you can take to help your business thrive; including integrating your supply chain, networking, and collaborating with clients. Jim shares his takeaways from SME’s panel discussion facilitated at the DMDII. In manufacturing news, we’ll discuss Stanley Black & Decker’s decision to move manufacturing back to the U.S. after Trump’s ‘border tax’ threat.
Episode Structure: [01:15] – Alro Steel
[03:20] – Manufacturing News
[07:18] – “Thrive or Die”
[09:35] – Panel Discussion
[11:00] – Client Collaboration and Cost Cutting
[14:46] – Innovative Process Development
[17:12] – Navigate Market Fluctuation
[19:10] – Networking
[21:00] – Business Succession
[24:43] – Working Smart & Hard
[26:35] – Establishing Core Values
[29:00] – We Want To Hear From You