Manufacturers Benchmarking Toolkit


One year of unlimited access to benchmarks from U.S. manufacturers.


One-Year Subscription to MPI's Manufactrurers Benchmarking Toolkit

After you subscribe to the MPI Manufacturers Benchmarking Toolkit, you will be sent an email with your log-in information within eight hours. Need it faster? Call us during normal business hours at +1 216.991.8390, and we will expedite your order.

The MPI Manufacturers Benchmarking Toolkit allows executives to benchmark their plant performance data against hundreds of other manufacturers from around the United States to make industry-specific performance comparisons—using a convenient, cloud-based resource to compare and share insights.

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Which benchmarks are included? Download the study questionnaire.


Does MPI have industry-specific benchmarks? Download the industry vertical and sub-vertical breakdowns to see how many responses are available in your industry.

Benchmarks include data from hundreds of companies located in the United States, gathered over the past three years. Metrics and best practice information are available for human resources, plant operations, capacity and equipment, supply chain, and green/sustainability initiatives, including:

Scrap and rework rate (as % of sales)

Cost of goods sold (COGS)

Warranty cost (as % of sales)

Return on invested capital (ROIC)

Customer reject rate (parts per million)

Training hours and investment

Customer retention rate

Operating Equipment Efficiency (OEE)

Overseas sales (% of total dollar volume)

Machine availability

Cycle times

Market focus

Imported material and components from China (% of dollar volume purchased from China)

On-time delivery rates

Imported material and components (% of dollar volume purchased outside the U.S.)

Improvement approaches (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, etc.)

Features include:

Sort by industry (by NAICS)

Filter data using criteria from the study (e.g., by plant characteristics, by performance level, etc.)

Create and export customized performance reports (Excel and PDF)

Chart responses to questions with a single click, for inclusion in reports and other internal documentation

Subscriptions include the Manufacturing 2015 and 2013 Executive Summaries (a $180 value)!