Welcome to the Benchmarking Report, now in its third year of existence. The data here are the product of many generous injection molders who have volunteered to share production information. We've developed a strong core group of participating molders, but we are constantly looking for more participants.
For those new to the Benchmarking Report, the project is simple. Several molders have volunteered to share their benchmarking data with us each quarter. The information comes in two parts. The first is the profile data (see table, opposite), which characterizes the molders by press quantity, resin quantity processed, parts quantity, and revenue, among other measurements. The information in the pies is the benchmarking data. We're measuring nine benchmarks: machine utilization, productive downtime, training per employee, mold change time, scheduled ship date on time, accident incident rate, scrap as produced, customer returns, and employee turnover. Each month we present three of these nine benchmarks.
If you want to get involved, participation is easy. In return for your time and data each quarter, you get detailed reports on key production and market data for every participating molder. Anonymity is guaranteed. Contact us (see left) and we'll send you the information and forms you need to get started. There is no charge.
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