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

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E-50: Forging the Future

E-50: Forging the Future

Bharat Forge: Casey Schaffer
The Sanford, North Carolina Bharat Forge facility continues to play a crucial role as the production of electric vehicles increases.
Listen to Phil and Casey as they discuss Casey’s journey to Bharat Forge, how Bharat Forge ended up in Sanford, North Carolina, how Bharat Forge is involved in the electric vehicle industry and more.

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E-49: From Idea to Reality

E-49: From Idea to Reality

Stanza Machinery: Jack DeSarno
Stanza Machinery owner’s experience paved the way for a successful industrial finishing manufacturer.

Have you ever wondered how products get their shiny and durable finishes? The answer lies in the process of industrial finishing. From furniture to cars, industrial finishing plays a crucial role in enhancing the appearance and durability of various objects.

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E 46: Fostering Growth and Innovation

E 46: Fostering Growth and Innovation

Manufacturing Solutions Center: Jeff Neuville
On this episode of Clocking In, Phil and Jeff discuss the Manufacturing Solutions Center Business Incubator, the new 75,000 sq foot MSC II building, services the Manufacturing Solutions Center provides and more.

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E-45: Safeguarding the Human Body

E-45: Safeguarding the Human Body

Greenhill Anti-Ballistics Corporation: Judy and Zach Greenhill
Phil, Judy and Zach discuss the founding of Greenhill Anti-Ballistics, the development of the Force Disruption Platform, how they met and more.

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E-44: Investing In The Community

E-44: Investing In The Community

Emerging Technology Institute (ETI): James Freeman
Phil and James discuss the founding of ETI, the Defense Summit and Exhibition ETI hosted, their work with government contracts and more.

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E 43: Carrying On a Legacy

E 43: Carrying On a Legacy

Southland Electrical Supply: Katie Chung
Phil and Katie discuss the founding of Southland Electrical, Southland’s journey to building a solid continuity plan, how machining has evolved since Southland’s inception and more.

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