Operating Benchmarks Report

This report is a unique source of operational benchmarks for manufacturing and channel partners. Prepared annually, the data helps you understand how your operations compare to companies in the same industry of a similar size or nature.

‘ The organization provides pieces of information I find critical to managing my business. The Operating Benchmarks Report (OBR) allows me to understand where I stack up against similarly sized manufacturers.’

Results provide:

• Critical information for the valuation of a business
• Information necessary for realistic strategic business planning
• Data used to set targets and goals for the corporate management team

Report publication includes:

• 5- year manufacturing operations trend and 3-year channel partner trend
• Data is aggregated into 4 sales volume categories for better comparison
• Channel partner data reported separately
• Multiple graph trends for more than 20 financial rations
• Statistical comparisons for each reporting group
• Participant workbook for internal comparison against group trends

Membership and data contribution are required in order to receive the aggregated data when published.

Please contact Andrea Ambrose, Director of Member Resources at (757) 258-3100 x1005 or email for participation details.

Compensation Report

Published annually, the compensation report is the only source of industry-specific compensation information available. It provides the best comparison of salaries and incentives for the positions within manufacturer and distributor organizations associated with the measurement, control & automation of industrial processes.

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Report publication includes:

  • Over 70 industry-defined positions in general management, field sales and service, marketing and engineering (design, manufacturing and software)
  • Base salaries, ranges, percentiles and incentives/commissions
  • Merit, general and total compensation increases plus a forecast for the coming year
  • Percentiles based upon sales volume categories
  • Geographic differences in base rates
  • Hourly wage rates for regular and temporary workers
  • Data reported in sales volume categories to enhance comparability
  • Biennial Benefits Report

To learn more about this publication, please contact Andrea Ambrose, Director of Member Resources at (757) 258-3100 x1005 or email .

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