2011 Next Generation Manufacturing Study

Here’s a chance to help researchers identify world-class best practices in manufacturing, while at the same time bench-marking your organization against similar companies in the region.

The 2011 Next Generation Manufacturing Study takes about 20 minutes to complete. Any manufacturing owner, CEO or senior-level executive is eligible to participate. The data collected will update the 2009 NGM Study (PDF, 4.6M). The deadline to participate has been extended to Monday, July 25, 2011.

The data collected will help manufacturers answer these questions:

  • How does MY COMPANY’s performance stack up vs. our competitors?
  • What do I need to do differently to catch up — or stay ahead?
  • What’s the latest innovation in manufacturing management — and am I ready to adopt it?
  • Do I have the talent and tools to compete in 2011? In 2015?

Your company can participate in one of two ways:

  • Anonymous” participation means you don’t have to identify your company at all. And you will receive a Data Report when the study is concluded. No one will be able to identify your company’s individual responses.
  • Confidential” participation means you identify your company to MPI only, and along with the Data Report, you will receive a customized bench-mark report comparing your company’s responses with those of similar companies. Only MPI will be able to identify your company’s responses.

In both cases, data will be aggregated and no outside parties will be able to identify individual participants.

The NGM Study is a biennial survey conducted by The Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) with the American Small Manufacturers Coalition (ASMC), an association of manufacturing extension centers that work to improve the innovation and productivity of America’s manufacturing community.

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