CW Top Shops benchmarking survey now open

CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey recently launched and is open until the end of April. The survey allows composites fabricators to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of their manufacturing operations.

CompositesWorld’s inaugural Top Shops benchmarking survey has officially launched and is available at Top Shops is designed to help composites fabricators assess the effectiveness and efficiency of their manufacturing operations. The survey will be available to respondents until April 30, 2019.

CW Top Shops is available to all composites fabricators globally and measures factors such as:

  • Facility type
  • Markets served by facility
  • Materials, processes and tooling types used
  • Inspection pass rate
  • On-time delivery performance
  • Operations uptime
  • Scrap rate
  • Quality parameters
  • Inspection methodologies
  • Materials management methodologies
  • Capital equipment spend rate
  • Customer retention rate
  • Employee turnover

Respondents who complete the CW Top Shops survey and provide an email address will receive a customized report that shows how his or her facility compares to others measured in the survey. Specific facility responses are otherwise only reported in aggregate. In addition, respondents can opt into the CW Top Shops Honors Program, designed to recognize the best-performing composites fabrication facilities.