Clocking In Podcast

Voices of NC Manufacturing, your host Phil Mintz, Director of the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP). We will be interviewing some of the manufacturers who have made North Carolina manufacturing the powerhouse it is today.

Latest Episodes

E-27: Breathing Easy

E-27: Breathing Easy

Listen in as I speak with the Founder, Executive Chairman and Head of R&D/Product Design of Bleep Sleep, Stuart Heatherington and CEO and President of Bleep Sleep Rebecca Holland New.

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E-23: Textiles Continues to Evolve as a Powerful NC Industry

E-23: Textiles Continues to Evolve as a Powerful NC Industry

In this episode of Clocking In we discuss how Melissa got into the textile industry, highlights of the Wilson College of Textiles’ services, some of the breakthroughs being made with textile innovation, thoughts on where the textiles industry is headed and more.

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E-21: Manufacturing is the Family Business

E-21: Manufacturing is the Family Business

We discuss how Tropical Foods came to be, what Angela Bauer learned from her parents about the family business, how the organization was affected by the pandemic, the process of manufacturing nuts and candies and more.

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E-20: Custom Contract Furnishings

E-20: Custom Contract Furnishings

In this episode, we discuss how Custom Contract Furnishings has been affected by the pandemic, views of the furniture business, the organization’s pivot to making personal protective equipment (PPE), what the future looks like for the organization and more

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