Gearing Up For Holiday Shopping? Here Are Our Top Gift Picks!

With nearly 100 great options on the Alliance for American Manufacturing's 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, there's a present for everyone on your list! Nonetheless, we thought we'd make this hectic shopping season even easier by highlighting top gift picks from Team AAM and some very special guests to the podcast.

From Astrophysics to Manufacturing, One Woman’s Journey

Alice Globus began her career in astrophysics, then went on to work on Wall Street, and now leads Winky&Dutch, a jewelry and accessories manufacturing company in upstate New York. Learn what brought Globus to the factory and how she has applied her knowledge and experience in the new endeavor.

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Has President Trump Kept His NAFTA Promises?

President Donald Trump made revising the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) a key campaign promise, but has he fulfilled it with the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)? In this episode, host Scott Paul and the Alliance for American Manufacturing's Scott Boos discuss who will benefit from the USMCA and what happens next for the trade deal. * Photo courtesy of The White House

The True Story Behind ‘Sweat’, Broadway’s Award-Winning Working Class Play

Trade talks are still underway in D.C. and the halls of power around the world, but The Public Theater is bringing manufacturing and trade debates to the people most impacted by trade action -- the communities of industrial America.  On Sept. 24, New York City's Public Theater launches its fall tour of the award-winning play "Sweat" through industrial cities of the Midwest and other locations to prompt local discussion ahead of the mid-term elections. In this episode, host Scott Paul, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and one of the inspirations of her work, Dean Showers, discuss the true story behind Nottage's award-winning play, "Sweat". *Photo courtesy of The Public Theater. | Joan Marcus

Factoring Community into the Factory

The factory of the future is becoming the factory of today, but how can manufacturers share this innovation with their local communities, particularly when it comes to recruiting workers? Visiting Skilled Manufacturing, Inc.'s Aerospace Division in Traverse City, Mich., host Scott Paul speaks with some of the leading manufacturers of Traverse, including the CEOs of Skilled Manufacturing, Kalkaska Screw Products, Inc., and Promethient, Inc. , and the principal owner of RJG, Inc. to explore the current state of manufacturing and how these manufacturers approach community outreach.