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MakingChips: Equipping Manufacturing

By Jason Zenger, Jim Carr

MakingChips is a weekly podcast that will equip leaders in the metalworking manufacturing industry with valuable content to utilize in their career and business.

  1. 1.
    Social Media Management for Manufacturers with Aisha Rasul, Corey Koepnick and Tom Fetcho23 September 2018
    44:25
  2. 2.
    IMTS Panel Discussion on Solving the Skills Gap with Jess Giudici, Titan Gilroy, Federico Sciammarella, and Toni Neary14 September 2018
    51:04
  3. 3.
    From the Farm to the Shop Floor with Rob Sattler7 September 2018
    44:38
  4. 4.
    Last Minute Preparations for IMTS 2018 with Peter Eelman6 September 2018
    39:08
  5. 5.
    The Risk and Reward of Implementing a New ERP System with Ryan Carr and Paul Van Metre24 August 2018
    44:47
  6. 6.
    The Value of IMTS for Job Shops with Michelle Edmonson11 August 2018
    38:12
  7. 7.
    Insider Tips on the Best Way to Experience Chicago with Jason Lesniewicz3 August 2018
    33:10
  8. 8.
    The Whirlwind of Leadership with Peter Claus27 July 2018
    33:23
  1. 9.
    Do You Really Need a 5-Axis Machine? with Jim Carr and Jason Zenger20 July 2018
    30:27
  2. 10.
    Inspiring Manufacturing’s Next-Generation Leaders with Greg Jones13 July 2018
    39:02
  3. 11.
    Spindle Time and Italian Cars with Russ Waddell6 July 2018
    32:10
  4. 12.
    The Return on Investment in Company Culture with Julie Poulos25 June 2018
    46:36
  5. 13.
    Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry with Doug Woods14 June 2018
    38:31
  6. 14.
    How Manufacturing Education Will Transform The Industry with Aneesa Muthana9 June 2018
    44:23
  7. 15.
    The Challenge of Implementing a Succession Plan with Bob Bechtold27 May 2018
    33:33
  8. 16.
    Developing a Sales Playbook for Your Manufacturing Company with Julie Poulos18 May 2018
    51:17
  9. 17.
    The Power of a Positive Culture in Your Manufacturing Business with Matt Guse11 May 2018
    36:31
  10. 18.
    Strategies For Buying and Selling Used Equipment with Ryan Wiegel3 May 2018
    1:02:19
  11. 19.
    IMTS 2018 Preview with Peter Eelman26 April 2018
    45:43
  12. 20.
    5 Keys to A Successful Cutting Tool Manufacturing Business with Mike Polizzi31 March 2018
    49:41
  13. 21.
    How to Build an Outbound Marketing Strategy for Your Manufacturing Business, with Julie Poulos22 March 2018
    38:24
  14. 22.
    2018 Trends In Cutting Tools and the Manufacturing Industry with Mike Ramsey of Kennametal15 March 2018
    29:35
  15. 23.
    High Pressure Coolant Systems: Should You Take The Leap?8 March 2018
    26:58
  16. 24.
    MC137: 3 Ways to Improve Your CAM Skills20 February 2018
    26:42
  17. 25.
    MC136: She Was Asked: “When Are We Going To Liquidate?” [MC Archive]19 February 2018
    16:36
  18. 26.
    MC135: 5 Drivers of Success From A Manufacturing Startup9 February 2018
    28:50
  19. 27.
    MC134: Introduction to Robots in Machining w/Brian Panek [Replay]1 February 2018
    28:59
  20. 28.
    MC133: Kill The Castings and Continuous Improvement at Orbitform24 January 2018
    39:31
  21. 29.
    MC132: Leading Indicators in Acquisitions - Orbitform's Growth Engine17 January 2018
    28:23
  22. 30.
    MC131: A Driven Process for Manufacturing Sales10 January 2018
    35:53
  23. 31.
    MC130: What Technology Advancements Are In Your Future?27 December 2017
    31:07
  24. 32.
    MC129 - What Does Your Future Look Like?19 December 2017
    42:34
  25. 33.
    MC128: 5 Questions That Manufacturing Leaders Need To Ask Themselves Now23 November 2017
    35:41
  26. 34.
    MC127: LinkedIn 2.014 November 2017
    30:21
  27. 35.
    MC126: Where to Begin with Making the List24 October 2017
    35:00
  28. 36.
    MC125: Economic Expectations for Manufacturing Leaders in 2018 and Beyond10 October 2017
    53:48
  29. 37.
    MC124: Representing Manufacturing Leaders at the White House5 October 2017
    30:18
  30. 38.
    MC123: New Ideas For Hiring in the Manufacturing Industry w/ Rich Hoster26 September 2017
    37:32
  31. 39.
    MC122: How GT Automation Uses Xometry to Increase Sales21 September 2017
    47:01
  32. 40.
    MC121: The Spitfire Takes Control w/ Stacia Hobson13 September 2017
    36:49
  33. 41.
    MC120: Under Fire in a Family Business w/ Stacia Hobson6 September 2017
    46:04
  34. 42.
    MC119: Why Visionaries Need Integrators - Gaining “Traction” in Manufacturing30 August 2017
    32:40
  35. 43.
    MC118: Considerations for Marketing Planning22 August 2017
    33:56
  36. 44.
    MC117: Visionary and Integrator Relationships - One Model For Manufacturing Leaders15 August 2017
    48:24
  37. 45.
    MC116: Shifting Into Overdrive with Nicole Wolter - Overcoming Adversity (Part 2)7 August 2017
    17:57
  38. 46.
    MC115: Shifting Gears at HM Manufacturing - When Crisis Strikes On The Shop Floor (Part 1)2 August 2017
    39:36
  39. 47.
    MC114: Identifying Your Marketing Technology Stack25 July 2017
    37:38
  40. 48.
    MC113: How Do You Judge Your Personal Success?19 July 2017
    36:47
  41. 49.
    MC112 - 7 Ways To Lead Like An Airline Executive (Satire)6 July 2017
    31:57
  42. 50.
    MC111: Website Planning For Manufacturers27 June 2017
    37:25
  43. 51.
    MC110: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone6 June 2017
    22:14
  44. 52.
    MC109: What's Your Archetype? - Developing Your Brand Identity30 May 2017
    40:38
  45. 53.
    MC108: Overtime - Privilege or Entitlement?23 May 2017
    25:05
  46. 54.
    MC107: MakingChips at DMG MORI USA Innovation Days in Chicago16 May 2017
    35:41
  47. 55.
    MC106: A Prag'madik Way To Elevate Yourself and Your Manufacturing Company w/ Andrea Olson10 May 2017
    46:00
  48. 56.
    MC105: Use Interviews to Discover Your Brand and Get More Business3 May 2017
    32:05
  49. 57.
    MC104: How a Former Machinist is Seeking to Empower the Shop Floor: Machine Monitoring with MachineMetrics26 April 2017
    48:37
  50. 58.
    MC103: Pumping Your Heart Into It w/Tom Carmazzi19 April 2017
    21:30
  51. 59.
    MC102 - When the Workforce Becomes a Life-force w/ Tom Carmazzi13 April 2017
    24:20
  52. 60.
    MC101: Using Competitive Analysis to Boost Your Content Marketing Strategy6 April 2017
    30:34
  53. 61.
    MC100: Navigating a Challenging Workforce: An Exclusive 100th Episode MakingChips Roundtable Discussion23 March 2017
    1:10:24
  54. 62.
    MC099: The Importance of New and Routine to Elevate Your Life and Work18 March 2017
    38:16
  55. 63.
    MC098: College in the Past, Chips in their Shoes, Coolant on their Clothes and Success in their Future w/ Paul Van Metre15 February 2017
    35:09
  56. 64.
    MC097: Narrowing Down Your Core Values7 February 2017
    36:42
  57. 65.
    MC096: A Robust Conversation about Digitally Connected Solutions Made Ready for Industry 4.0 w/Jeff Rizzie1 February 2017
    44:40
  58. 66.
    MC095: Start Here First To Begin Marketing A Manufacturing Company w/Julie Poulos25 January 2017
    44:04
  59. 67.
    MC094: Grow or Die.18 January 2017
    31:15
  60. 68.
    MC093: How to Stay Focused on What is Important and How to Get Things Done14 December 2016
    34:39
  61. 69.
    MC092: Trump, Seiri, Shitsuke and 3 Other "S" Words7 December 2016
    40:22
  62. 70.
    MC091: Why We Combine CAD and CAM w/Paul Ricard23 November 2016
    22:09
  63. 71.
    MC090: IMTS - An Industry Success Story w/Doug Woods16 November 2016
    15:31
  64. 72.
    MC089: A Culture of How-To with Haas Automation10 November 2016
    22:13
  65. 73.
    MC088: New Generation, New Ways w/Nicole Wolter2 November 2016
    12:20
  66. 74.
    MC087: #IMTS_Orphans w/Ray Ziganto26 October 2016
    27:15
  67. 75.
    MC086: How Edge Factor Inspires The Next Generation of Makers with Jeremy Bout20 October 2016
    29:02
  68. 76.
    MC085: How your Company Story Leads to Relationship Building11 October 2016
    22:10
  69. 77.
    MC084: Software with Integrity: Leading the Way in Manufacturing CAM Software5 October 2016
    32:13
  70. 78.
    MC083: The Resurgence of the Maker Movement w/ Elena Valentine29 September 2016
    11:56
  71. 79.
    MC082: MC082: What's Your Strategy To Eliminate Time? MakingChips explains QRM. w/ Nick and Noah Goellner23 September 2016
    36:03
  72. 80.
    MC081: MakingChips and Making Melodies: Jason Harrelson and His Trumpet Business14 September 2016
    25:11
  73. 81.
    MC080: ASK MAKINGCHIPS: Promoting a Positive Culture in your Work Environment8 September 2016
    27:31
  74. 82.
    MC079: Preparing for the IMTS Hangover28 August 2016
    27:09
  75. 83.
    MC078: Do's and Don'ts of a Machinist Resume17 August 2016
    35:03
  76. 84.
    MC077: 3 Questions - Your Corporate Vision on a Post It Note11 August 2016
    31:38
  77. 85.
    MC076: Agile Automation - The Compass Way with Bill Angsten9 August 2016
    30:42
  78. 86.
    MC075: 7 Different Ways to Avoid Nepotism20 July 2016
    25:52
  79. 87.
    MC074: How Digitization Will Affect Manufacturing with Jeff Rizzie7 July 2016
    43:29
  80. 88.
    MC073: Manufacturing Culture with Cassie Haupers28 June 2016
    40:16
  81. 89.
    MC072: Analyzing the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector with Senior Economist Bill Strauss (Part 2)22 June 2016
    26:52
  82. 90.
    MC071: Analyzing the Performance of the Manufacturing Sector with Senior Economist Bill Strauss (Part 1)15 June 2016
    33:30
  83. 91.
    MC070: Leadership, Action, and a British Accent - with Sean Holt8 June 2016
    39:54
  84. 92.
    MC069: ASK MAKINGCHIPS: Do You Have the Right Classification? with Marc Alberico and Steve Lorenzini1 June 2016
    45:04
  85. 93.
    MC068: Innovation, Technology, and Milling Expertise with Troy Stashi26 May 2016
    41:21
  86. 94.
    MC067: Doing Business with Friends18 May 2016
    37:02
  87. 95.
    MC066: A Community of Makers - The Catalyst for Catalyze with Bill Fienup11 May 2016
    39:20
  88. 96.
    MC065: Creating a Successful eBay Campaign for your Machine Tool20 April 2016
    28:41
  89. 97.
    MC064: Inspiring the Next Generation of Makers - The Shop Rat Foundation with Kelly Burr14 April 2016
    29:57
  90. 98.
    MC063: Manage & Mitigate - Developing a Crisis Plan for your Manufacturing Company with Scott McPherson5 April 2016
    46:14
  91. 99.
    MC062: Manufacturing a Community - Accelerating Success with a Mastermind Group29 March 2016
    27:31
  92. 100.
    MC061: Riches in the Niches17 March 2016
    32:37
  93. 101.
    MC060: An Industry of Makers - 2016 Crain's Manufacturers Summit with Special Guests9 March 2016
    26:58
  94. 102.
    MC059: Women in Manufacturing - Stamping Out a New Vision with Erica Wiegel24 February 2016
    29:09
  95. 103.
    MC058: "Life is Great!" - Developing Your Core Values17 February 2016
    37:41
  96. 104.
    MC057: Creating a Future Workforce - How a Council of Manufacturing Leaders Takes a High School Metals Program to the Next Level - with Rob Stuebing10 February 2016
    25:15
  97. 105.
    MC056: From World War II to Today: The Metals Program at Leyden High School3 February 2016
    30:46
  98. 106.
    MC055: Hands-On Skill Demonstrations: Beyond the Resume with Elena Valentine27 January 2016
    27:42
  99. 107.
    MC054 - Human-Centric Hiring with Elena Valentine20 January 2016
    29:11
  100. 108.
    MC053: Effective Delegation for Manufacturing Leaders14 January 2016
    23:11
  101. 109.
    MC052 - Goal Setting for Manufacturing Leaders8 January 2016
    30:24
  102. 110.
    MC051 - Additive Manufacturing23 December 2015
    31:11
  103. 111.
    MC050 - A Year in Review16 December 2015
    27:57
  104. 112.
    MC049 - Characteristics of a Manufacturing Leader9 December 2015
    34:46
  105. 113.
    MC048 - Growing a Machining Business While Living 1,400 Miles Away2 December 2015
    41:35
  106. 114.
    MC047 - The Ecosystem of a Manufacturing Leader25 November 2015
    33:55
  107. 115.
    MC046 - What Makes Fusion OEM Unique18 November 2015
    33:04
  108. 116.
    MC045 - Millennials in Manufacturing11 November 2015
    26:50
  109. 117.
    MC044 - Task Management For Manufacturing Leaders4 November 2015
    44:30
  110. 118.
    MC043 - How to implement ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) in your manufacturing shop wisely14 October 2015
    24:38
  111. 119.
    The benefit of associations and chambers for your manufacturing company7 October 2015
    20:04
  112. 120.
    MC041: Why you should advertise your machine shop on Facebook30 September 2015
    21:51
  113. 121.
    MC040: Demystifying the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)23 September 2015
    24:07
  114. 122.
    MC039: A Young Woman with Manufacturing Dreams: A conversation with Michelle Mabry16 September 2015
    25:47
  115. 123.
    MC038: Growing your Manufacturing Business Through Acquisitions with Tom Hilaris9 September 2015
    30:28
  116. 124.
    MC037: Innovation in the Manufacturing Industry - Part 2, with Sarah Calidcott2 September 2015
    35:11
  117. 125.
    MC036: Innovation in the Manufacturing Industry, with Sarah Calidcott26 August 2015
    20:59
  118. 126.
    MC035: Rebuilding Manufacturing One Veteran At a Time - Workshops for Warriors - part 2 [PODCAST]19 August 2015
    19:07
  119. 127.
    MC034: Rebuilding Manufacturing One Veteran At a Time - Workshops for Warriors - part 1 [PODCAST]12 August 2015
    29:41
  120. 128.
    MC033: Business Management Tools for Manufacturing Leaders [PODCAST]27 July 2015
    22:28
  121. 129.
    MC032: How to Maximize your Employee Annual Reviews, with Karla Dobbeck [PODCAST]22 July 2015
    30:58
  122. 130.
    MC031: Bringing Manufacturing Jobs Back to the U.S. - the Reshoring Initiative with Harry Moser [PODCAST]15 July 2015
    31:02
  123. 131.
    MC030: How to get rid of that “Bad Apple” in the shop - Human Resources management with Karla Dobbeck [PODCAST]8 July 2015
    34:34
  124. 132.
    MC029: Job costing: What are the recommended ways to cost out a job? [PODCAST]6 July 2015
    35:18
  125. 133.
    MC028: Manufacturing Industry advice through the eyes of a newbie, with Patricia Miller [PODCAST]17 June 2015
    30:43
  126. 134.
    MC027: Marketing tactics you should STOP right now! [PODCAST]10 June 2015
    27:27
  127. 135.
    MC026: Moving an old-school manufacturing business into the modern age with Patricia Miller of Matrix IV [PODCAST]4 June 2015
    32:05
  128. 136.
    MC025: Why you should hire your next manufacturing leader from high school [PODCAST]27 May 2015
    28:06
  129. 137.
    MC024: 6 reasons why every manufacturing leader should be on LinkedIn [Podcast]20 May 2015
    23:27
  130. 138.
    MC023: SFPM - Surface Feet Per Minute - a fundamental skill for every machinist [Podcast]13 May 2015
    22:02
  131. 139.
    MC022: Taking your corporate snapshot6 May 2015
    25:14
  132. 140.
    MC021: 3D Printing in the modern machine shop - with Jon Baklund1 May 2015
    25:14
  133. 141.
    MC020: Vending Systems - the how, what, and why for your machine shop [Podcast]27 April 2015
    30:31
  134. 142.
    MC019: Marketing Lesson #1 - Brand Strategy for your Manufacturing Company20 April 2015
    33:14
  135. 143.
    MC018: The Third Place for Engineers with Ray Zaganto13 April 2015
    28:12
  136. 144.
    MC017: Industrial Real Estate Strategies with Michael Magliano6 April 2015
    37:22
  137. 145.
    MC016: Take-Aways from the Crain’s Manufacturing Summit with Ray Ziganto30 March 2015
    25:04
  138. 146.
    MC015: Tips to Save Time and Money with CAM Software with Matt Sump23 March 2015
    28:59
  139. 147.
    MC014: Taking Advantage of Federal and State Grant Money16 March 2015
    20:31
  140. 148.
    MC013: From the Shop Floor to the Corner Office with Fernando Ortiz9 March 2015
    38:09
  141. 149.
    MC012: Successful Family Business Succession with Aaron Wiegel2 March 2015
    29:03
  142. 150.
    MC011: Introduction to Robotics in Machining with Brian Panek23 February 2015
    31:41
  143. 151.
    MC010: The Power of Networking16 February 2015
    27:53
  144. 152.
    MC009: Credit, Payment Terms, Collections & Borrowing9 February 2015
    27:45
  145. 153.
    MC008: Grow or Die?!?!2 February 2015
    22:21
  146. 154.
    MC0007: It’s Not Your Dad’s Machine Shop26 January 2015
    20:25
  147. 155.
    MC006: ISO International Standards19 January 2015
    19:23
  148. 156.
    MC005: Presidency by Death in the Family with Stacey Bales12 January 2015
    20:56
  149. 157.
    MC004: 11 Points To Consider DURING The Dreaded Recession17 December 2014
    21:55
  150. 158.
    MC003: 7 Points To Consider BEFORE The Dreaded Recession17 December 2014
    19:01
  151. 159.
    MC002: IMTS Hangover17 December 2014
    25:21
  152. 160.
    MC001: Social Media in Manufacturing17 December 2014
    25:05

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