Manufacturing Economy Podcast

June 2022

NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray discusses current trends with ECIA’s Dale Ford. This wide-ranging discussion between two seasoned industry experts reveals a wealth of insights into the volatility that has become a permanent factor for strategic planners in the post-pandemic economy.

February 2022

ECIA Chief Analyst, Dale Ford, interviews Tom Runiewicz, Senior Principal Economist for the IHS Markit Industry Service on the manufacturing economic outlook Q1 2022.

December 2021

ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford and TPC Founder Glenn Hitchcock discuss TPC's latest survey results for a look at what's ahead in 2022 for the electronic component industry.

November 2021

In this episode of the Channel Channel podcast, ECIA Chief Analyst, Dale Ford, discusses the current volatile global economy with New World Economics CEO, Cliff Waldman. 

August 2021

ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford interviews Mike Swenson, President of Mel Foster Company, an independent manufacturer representative. The discussion focuses on the completion of ECIA Manufacturer Representative (Mfr Rep) Council’s Business Review Best Practices research.

June 2021

ECIA's Chief Analyst Dale Ford interviews economist Cliff Waldman CEO of New World Economics and host of “Manufacturing Matters” podcast. The two discuss the broader economy and global trends that will impact growth in the electronic components industry.  Cliff will be presenting at the ECIA Executive Conference in October.