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.

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E 40: Redefining Culture – Wieland

E 40: Redefining Culture – Wieland

Wieland: Davide Varze and Markus Rusznyak
Phil, Davide and Markus discuss the revolutionization of Wieland Copper, how they changed workplace attitudes, how Wieland makes a difference in the Pine Hall community and more.

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E-38 A Sturdy Solution: BeachBUB

E-38 A Sturdy Solution: BeachBUB

BeachBUB: Bill Schermerhorn
Phil Mintz and Bill discuss the founding of beachBUB©, beachBUB© unique workforce, why beach umbrella safety is vital and more.

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E-37: When One Door Closes…

E-37: When One Door Closes…

Boon Edam: Brooks O’Quinn
Phil and Brooks discuss O’Quinn’s manufacturing beginnings, Boon Edams’s innovative entry solutions, the talent needed for the organization to function and more.

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E-36: Smart Textile Technology: The Future of Fabrication

E-36: Smart Textile Technology: The Future of Fabrication

North Carolina Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program (NC DMCSP): Bill Reynolds and Casey Boutwell
Mintz, Reynolds and Boutwell discuss the history of Onda Vision and Dermisense, Onda Vision’s and Dermisense innovative smart textile technologies, how these technologies can help prevent things like heatstroke and detect diseases and more.

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E-35: Well Oiled Machine

E-35: Well Oiled Machine

JMC Tool & Machine Co.: David Zeller
Phil and David discuss Zeller’s background, his passion for the art of machining, the founding of Zeller’s machine shop – DC Machine, his mission at JMC Tool and Machine and more.

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E-34: Educating The Workforce of the Future

E-34: Educating The Workforce of the Future

Central Carolina Community College (CCCC): Dr. Lisa Chapman
Phil Mintz and Dr. Chapman discuss Dr. Chapman’s background, the college’s plans to support workforce development in the world-class facility through education and hands-on training, the recently purchased addition of CCCC, the E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center and more.

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E-33 Strengthening Workplace Attraction and Retention

E-33 Strengthening Workplace Attraction and Retention

The North Carolina Department of Commerce – Workforce Solutions Division: Dr. Jenni Harris
Mintz and Dr. Harris discuss what type of solutions the North Carolina Department of Commerce – Workforce Solutions Division, how her experience as a business owner with employees helps with her leadership of the Business Services unit, Dr. Harris’ favorite books and more.

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E-32: Protecting Those Who Protect Us

E-32: Protecting Those Who Protect Us

The North Carolina Department of Commerce – Workforce Solutions Division: Dr. Jenni Harris
Mintz and Dr. Harris discuss what type of solutions the North Carolina Department of Commerce – Workforce Solutions Division, how her experience as a business owner with employees helps with her leadership of the Business Services unit, Dr. Harris’ favorite books and more.

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E-31: Putting Customer Success Before Profit

E-31: Putting Customer Success Before Profit

Quis Machinery: Jason Dingess
Mintz and Dingess discuss how Dingess got into the woodworking industry, the solutions Quis Machinery provides, how their customer’s ideas influence the way they do business, how reshoring back to North Carolina is becoming a trend and more.

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