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Industry Insights

For a world that relies on manufacturing, understanding what’s shaping the next normal is critical. Listen to industry experts and get the burning-hot scoop on streamlining supply chains, technology trends, market outlooks, workforce development, government initiatives, and economic forecasts to cultivate your business.

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AutoBeat Live

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. Join the AutoBeat team for their exciting insights in the auto industry. View Show Episodes »

Friday Forecasts

Every other Friday,look forward to the future instead of just the weekend! Guest speakers will provide their outlook for the key manufacturing industry segments and how those markets will perform over the next one to two years. No matter what business you are in, this will help your business plan for the future and identify important opportunities.  View Show Episodes »

Policy & Strategy

Election strategy…what might be effected depending on the election outcome. View Show Episodes »

Personalities in Manufacturing

Profiles in Manufacturing features candid and in-depth conversations that highlight the many faces of the manufacturing technology (MT) industry. View Show Episodes »

Smartforce Developments

“There has been a chronic skills gap in U.S. manufacturing, but there are as many solutions as there are challenges. Tune in to engage with experts and understand how smart industry-recognized standards and credentials, STEM programs, internships, mentorships and apprenticeships and new teaching tools are being deployed to solve the skills gap.”   View Show Episodes »

Supply Chain Focus

The COVID-19 crisis has demonstrated that U.S. supply chains are vulnerable, and policies are required to develop smarter, stronger, shorter supply chains to avoid disruptions and decrease risk. Part of the solution will require reshoring some manufacturing operations and our ability to deploy a workforce to accommodate additional production capacity here in the U.S. is imperative.   View Show Episodes »


Shop Talk

Join Modern Machine Shop each Tuesday in October for a series of discussions with shop owners from all over the country about what it takes to run a successful shop. Learn how they have innovated within their organizations and worked through the same struggles you have.
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