NGM Assessment Tool


Identify and measure strategic benchmarks across critical business functions.


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The Next Generation Manufacturing Assessment Tool identifies and measures strategic benchmarks across critical business functions.

Register today and start using the NGM Assessment Tool for free!


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The tool offers a quick and free way for leaders to benchmark their progress toward world-class status by comparing their responses to those of thousands of NGM Study participants. Based on six NGM strategies, the assessment tool provides leaders a foundation for strategic planning by identifying opportunities and insights for improvement, including:

Customer-Focused Innovation: Develop, make, and market new products and services that meet customers’ needs at a pace faster than the competition.

Superior Processes/Improvement Focus: Record annual productivity and quality gains that exceed the competition through a company-wide commitment to continuous improvement.

Human-Capital Management: Secure a competitive performance advantage by having superior systems in place to recruit, hire, develop, and retain talent.

Supply-Chain Management and Collaboration: Develop and manage supply chains and partnerships that provide flexibility, response time, and delivery performance that exceed the competition.

Sustainability: Design and implement waste and energy-use reductions at a level that provides superior cost performance and recognizable customer value.

Global Engagement: Secure business advantages by having people, partnerships, and systems in place that are capable of engaging global markets and talents better than the competition.

The NGM Assessment tool is completely free to all manufacturers and includes responses from thousands of U.S. manufacturers nationwide. Register today!