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Gear Talk Podcast

  1. Podcast: Onboarding and Technical Skills featuring Jerry Putt

    Listen to the podcast Wes Cash welcomes industry veteran Jerry Putt to Gear Talk for an in-depth discussion on the evolution of technical skills and onboarding in today’s industrial landscape. With 39 years... Read More »
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    Podcast: Transformational Leadership featuring Jody Parsons

    Listen to the podcast Join Wes as he speaks with Jody Parsons. Jody is a leadership development coach and will be talking about how you can effectively lead during changes with your reliability... Read More »
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    Podcast: Tribology in the Fast Lane featuring Lake Speed Jr.

    Listen to the podcast In our latest episode, join Wes as we dive deep into the heart of NASCAR racing with tribologist Lake Speed Jr. Discover the critical role of tribology in the... Read More »
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    Podcast: Staffing Issues in the Lube Industry featuring Rafe Britton

    Listen to the podcast The lubrication industry is at a critical juncture. As seasoned professionals retire, there’s a noticeable void in technical expertise not staying within the facilities. In this episode, Wes sits... Read More »
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    Podcast: Leadership Lessons in Lubrication featuring Jeff Walkup

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes sits down with Jeff Walkup, FluidLife’s vice president of sales and marketing, to discuss leadership lessons in lubrication. As an industry veteran,... Read More »
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    Podcast: Empowering People to Succeed featuring Charli Matthews

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes sits down with Charli K. Matthews, CEO and founder of Empowering Brands, and a passionate advocate for empowering teams. Charli believes in... Read More »
  7. Podcast: Getting Buy-In for Change featuring Paul Farless

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes sits down with Paul Farless, an industrial service technician with Noria, to discuss getting buy-in for change. One of Paul’s passions is... Read More »
  8. Podcast: The Future of Reliability featuring Jeremy Drury

    Listen to the podcast In this episode, Wes sits down with Jeremy Drury, a leading expert in IoT, to explore its impact on the maintenance and reliability world. IoT has been hyped up... Read More »
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    Podcast: Operator-Driven Reliability featuring Jeremie Edwards

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes sits down with Jeremie Edwards, an MLE-certified technical consultant with Noria, to discuss operator-driven reliability. When it comes to this topic, many... Read More »
  10. Podcast: Getting Maintenance Specifics Right featuring Greg Christensen

    Listen to the podcast In this episode, Wes is joined by Greg Christensen, host of CMMSradio, for an in-depth discussion on all things CMMS. The episode covers Greg’s background, how he began his... Read More »
  11. Podcast: A Storeroom’s Place in Reliability featuring Dr. John Ross

    Listen to the podcast In this episode, Dr. John Ross with Maintenance Innovators joins Wes to discuss a topic commonly overlooked in the industry — the role of the storeroom in reliability. Join... Read More »
  12. Podcast: Designing for Reliability featuring Daniel Rader

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes is joined by Daniel Rader, Reliability Engineer at L3Harris Technologies, to discuss the proactive side of reliability and how we design reliability... Read More »
  13. Podcast: Public Utility Reliability featuring Scott Furman

    Listen to the podcast In this episode of Gear Talk, Wes is joined by Scott Furman, Reliability Coordinator at the City of Tulsa, to discuss the growing need for reliability in public utilities,... Read More »
  14. Podcast: The Golden Age of Lubrication featuring Jim Fitch

    Listen to the podcast In this episode, Wes is joined by industrial lubrication visionary Jim Fitch. Jim is the founder of Noria Corporation and has been a thought leader for decades within the... Read More »
  15. Podcast: Trade School vs. University featuring Amy Moore

    Listen to the podcast In this episode, Wes sits down with Amy Moore, the Dean of Academic Affairs for a local trade school here in Tulsa. Wes and Amy discuss the state of... Read More »
  16. Podcast: Innovations in Lubrication featuring Bennett Fitch

    Listen to the podcast In this inaugural episode of Gear Talk, Wes sits down with Noria’s Chief Strategy Officer Bennett Fitch. Bennett has extensive experience in industrial lubrication and oil analysis and as... Read More »