Manufacturing Tomorrow’s Workforce

Helping industrial manufacturers stay on top of workforce trends

Episodes Date

Illustrating the success of apprenticeship programs, Putman Media intern Alexandra Ditoro interviewed Melody Whitten, director of development for 58 Inc., a part of Shelby County Alabama's Economic De...
May 6, 2020
Amanda Del Buono interviews Joe McMurry, peer group solutions consultant for the Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership, about how manufacturers can reduce turnover by improving their employee ret...
April 22, 2020
While many are able to work from home during the current pandemic, field service workers by nature don't have this option. In this special edition episode, Amanda Del Buono is joined by Stacey Epstein...
April 15, 2020
Peter Coleman, president and CEO of Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Alliance, joins Amanda Del Buono to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic is challenging the manufacturing industry and its workforce. ...
April 8, 2020
Amanda Del Buono is joined by Terry Iverson, founder of ChampionNow!, a nonprofit organization with the goal of changing the image of manufacturing in the eyes of the next generation of workers. They ...
March 25, 2020
Randy Heisler, vice president of Life Cycle Engineering, a consulting firm serving private industry, public entities and government organizations, chats with Amanda Del Buono about retirement and how ...
March 11, 2020
Alexandra Ditoro, a current journalism student at Loyola University in Chicago, builds on our last podcast about the academic-practice gap with her interview with Jack Ferguson, a recent graduate of C...
February 26, 2020
Amanda Del Buono interviews R. Russell Rhinehart, CONTROL magazine columnist, engineering coach and professor at the Oklahoma State University’s School of Chemical Engineering, about the academic-prac...
February 12, 2020
Erin Hallstrom, leader of Putman Media’s Influential Women in Manufacturing program, talks gender diversity and inclusion with Charli Matthews and Cieana Detloff of Empowering Women in Industry. Learn...
January 29, 2020
Kicking off season two, host Amanda Del Buono is joined by Erin Hallstrom, head of Putman Media's Influential Women in Manufacturing recognition program to discuss the results of IWIM's recent Career ...
January 15, 2020

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