By Today's Machining World
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Swarfcast is an extension of our popular blog created for the machining industry community. We cover all types of topics that we feel our audience would find interesting such as business, politics, technology, sports, and human interest stories.
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 19 – Rick Rickerson on Educating Engineers to Understand Machining||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Rick Rickerson. Rick Rickerson is in charge of the machining lab at Purdue’s Northwest Indiana campus in Hammond. In today’s podcast he talks about why he loves his job. “It’s all about students” he||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 18 – Jerry Levine on Why Global Warming is Not a Problem||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Jerry Levine. In today’s podcast we interviewed Jerry Levine. A chemical engineer, Jerry Levine’s working career stretched from polyester to politics. He led the team at Amoco Chemicals that conquered the p||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 17 – Making it in America with Armand Barnils||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Armand Barnils. In today’s podcast we interviewed Armand Barnils, plant manager of the U.S. division of Ventura Precision Components, a multinational precision machining company headquartered in Barcelona,||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 16 – Bill Cox on the Evolution of a Machining Business||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Bill Cox. In today’s podcast we interviewed Bill Cox, owner of Cox Manufacturing in San Antonio, Texas, a job shop that makes parts for a variety of industries—oil and energy, medical,||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 15 – George Breiwa on Machining Vaporizers||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with George Breiwa. About two months ago I got a call from a company asking for a price on a Traub TNL18 on our Graff-Pinkert Website. For those unfamiliar, Traub makes arguably the heaviest,||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 14 – Scott Livingston on Combining Cycling and Citizens in His Machining Business||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Scott Livingston. Scott Livingston’s Grandfather Horst, after whom Horst Engineering Company in Connecticut was named, often talked about bicycles with Scott during his childhood.||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 13 – Jason Zenger on “Making Chips” and the Industrial Supplies Business||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Jason Zenger. In today’s podcast I interviewed Jason Zenger, president of Zenger’s Industrial Supply, in Melrose Park, Illinois, a company that specializes in selling tooling and industrial supplies to the m||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 12 – Logan McGhan on Reinventing a Career in the Machining World||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Logan McGhan. In today’s podcast we interviewed Logan McGhan, a used machine tool dealer at the firm KD Capital. Logan’s journey to selling used equipment spanned numerous stages. At around age 7, his father||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 11 – Mike Fair of Rethink Robotics on Friendly Cobots||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with Mike Fair. At the 2018 International Machine Tool Show I recorded a podcast with Mike Fair, Product Manager of Rethink Robotics, a robotics company specializing in collaborative robots for use on the factory fl.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSwarfcast Ep. 10 – John Griner, Twists and Turns of a Hydromat Shop||Scroll down to listen to the podcast with John Griner. In today’s Podcast we interviewed John Griner, founder of Griner Engineering in Bloomington, Indiana. John has been cranking out turned parts for the last 40 years,||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Not Just for Machinists!
I was happy to be a resource on the podcast. There are many other good resources on a variety of topics to learn from. The podcasts compliments the historically good writing from the TMW crew.
A Podcast for the Machining Community and Everyone too.
The Podcast is fascinating and fun. The subjects and interviews are thought provoking and the hosts are entertaining.
Topics range from the machining business, politics, science to baseball!
Lots of authentic stories.