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The Manufacturing Show

May 26, 2020

Think if you could ask a can of soda how it got to your fridge. Go farther back than purchasing it or even the distribution of it.

What did that can of soda go through to come into existence?

Some businesses can connect all of those dots for one single product thanks to machine data and IoT. In this #Growth episode,...


May 21, 2020

“The main tip I can give to any PMI testing technician is to focus on sample preparation. We don't see it done nearly enough.” -Chris Carolan

PMI (Positive Material Identification) testing is the analysis of materials to determine the chemical composition of a metal or alloy at particular (usually multiple) steps of...


May 20, 2020

When did we all become robots?

We were social distancing long before COVID-19. 

The crisis has proven our work needs the human touch.

And Ethan Beute, Chief Evangelist at BombBomb, knows how we can all be a little more human. 

BombBomb’s product makes it easy to record and send video emails. 

It seems simple, but...


May 12, 2020

There are only 4 ways to grow your business.

You can get new business with existing customers, new customers, raise prices or through acquisitions. 

And that last one is super important but doesn’t get talked about nearly enough.

Luckily, today we get a chance to speak with Terry Lammers, Cofounder of Innovative...


May 7, 2020

The Rolling Stones or The Beatles? Spiderman or Batman? iPhone or Android?

Is there a winner in each of these classic matchups? Maybe.

What we know for sure, though, is there are differences.

The same goes for the handheld Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectrometer (LIBS) and handheld X-ray Fluorescence (XRF). 

In this...