Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast offers news and information for the people who make, store and move things and those who manage and maintain the facilities where that work gets done. Manufacturers from chemical producers to automakers to machine shops can listen for critical insights into the technologies, economic conditions and best practices that can influence how to best run facilities to reach operational excellence. Contributing to the podcast are 14 seasoned manufacturing journalists from Endeavor Business Media’s Manufacturing Group.

 

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Industrial Robotics

Podcast: Say goodbye to robot wranglers at your warehouse, and say hello to virtual command centers

April 23, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Michael Bearman from Vecna Robotics explores how to solve robot issues remotely without local intervention.
Compressed Air Systems

Podcast: Factors to consider when choosing a compressed air service provider

April 20, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Tony Montalto from FS-Curtis offers insight on how to select the right compressed air service provider.
Artificial Intelligence

Podcast: Deploying generative AI on the plant floor

April 19, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Dale Tutt and Aaron Merkin discuss whether manufacturers will be supported by AI or dependent on it.
Industrial Safety

Podcast: What’s trending in workplace safety?

April 16, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, the EHS Today editorial team discusses the latest news and developments concerning workplace safety.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Podcast: The nuts and bolts of a successful failure mode and effects analysis

April 11, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Brian Hronchek from Eruditio takes a back-to-basics approach to FMEA planning and execution.
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Podcast: How reshoring initiatives are changing the manufacturing industry

April 9, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Rosemary Coates from the Reshoring Institute examines the state of reshoring and nearshoring in 2024
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Ask a Plant Manager: Expert advice from Joe Kuhn

April 7, 2024
Meet Joe Kuhn, CMRP, former plant manager, engineer, global reliability consultant, and cohost of the Ask a Plant Manager podcast miniseries.
Leadership Skills

Podcast: How maintenance managers fail

April 6, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn examines the failure points for maintenance managers and how to avoid them.
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Podcast: Examining the far-reaching impacts of the Baltimore bridge collapse

April 5, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, our panel of experts discusses how the effects of the bridge collapse will ripple across the industry.
Industrial Bearings

Podcast: Increase bearing performance and life span with improved monitoring and maintenance

April 2, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, we explore 3 bearing solutions that are changing applications.
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Top 10 podcast episodes: What manufacturers are listening to

April 1, 2024
In this podcast roundup, we unveil the most popular episodes of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast so far this year.
Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Podcast: FMEA 101 – How to conduct a failure modes and effects analysis at your plant

March 28, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Brian Hronchek from Eruditio explores the benefits of conducting an FMEA.
Digitalization

Podcast: Don’t let data issues disrupt your digital transformation

March 26, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Craig Resnick and Marcel van Helten share tips on how to overcome information overload at your facility.
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Podcast: How the 2024 election may impact manufacturing

March 22, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, our panel of experts discuss how the changing political landscape will affect the food, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing...
Supply Chain Management

Podcast: Material handling goes high tech at Modex 2024

March 19, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Dave Blanchard shares his takeaways from MODEX 2024.
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Podcast: What do manufacturing technology orders say about the U.S. manufacturing economy?

March 15, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Chris Chudzik from AMT examines manufacturing technology’s impact on the industrial sector.
Asset Management

Podcast: How AI, cybersecurity, and sustainability are affecting industrial asset management

March 13, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Inderpreet Shoker from ARC Advisory Group examines how new technologies and priorities are changing asset management...
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Podcast: The month in manufacturing – Safety stats, data difficulties, technology trends, and much more

March 12, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, editors from the manufacturing group share their insights from the past month and predict what lies ahead for the industry...
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Podcast: 4 industrial movies that embody the manufacturing mindset [Oscars extravaganza]

March 9, 2024
In this special episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, the editors share their picks for the best industry-inspired movies.
Workforce Diversity

Podcast: Encouraging women to explore a career in manufacturing

March 8, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Adrianna Swift and Elizabeth Parra examine what it’s like to be a woman in manufacturing in 2024.
Technology

Podcast: New technology in the world of textiles

March 5, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Laura Davis explores the latest developments and innovations in textile manufacturing.
Planned Maintenance

Podcast: How to make time for planned maintenance while keeping production running

March 2, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn says don’t wait to start PMs. There is no better time than right now.
Workforce Development

Podcast: Helping veterans transition from the military to manufacturing

Feb. 29, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Bill Leahy and Paul Lavoie discuss Unturning Steel and their efforts to build the skilled labor pipeline.
Industrial Automation

Podcast: Making automation accessible to small- and medium-sized manufacturers

Feb. 27, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Etienne Lacroix from Vention explains DIY automation and how it can benefit smaller manufacturing companies.
Digitalization

Podcast: Manufacturers are abandoning analog and embracing digitalization to stay competitive and secure

Feb. 24, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Christina Hoefer from Forescout explores risk management in an industry of mixed digital and analog environments.
Changing Workforce

Podcast: Why manufacturers should embrace diversity to solve the skilled labor shortage

Feb. 24, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, workforce experts share their perspectives on how DEI hiring can improve the manufacturing industry.
Lean Six Sigma

Podcast: 4 ways Six Sigma can improve your supply chain

Feb. 20, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, learn how Six Sigma methodology can optimize your logistics operations.
Supply Chain Management

Podcast: How are logistics companies helping plants calculate the carbon cost of their operations?

Feb. 17, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Jason Manganaro from SPARX Logistics, explains how he helps customers comply with ESG regulations.
Supply Chain Management

Podcast: Has the post-COVID global supply chain become more reliable or less?

Feb. 15, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Jason Manganaro from SPARX Logistics, investigates the new normal of industrial supply chains.
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Podcast: Why entering contests is good for plant morale and productivity

Feb. 14, 2024
In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, IndustryWeek Best Plants Award winners and judges share their thoughts on the benefits of entering contests, aside ...