Industry Benchmarking Reports
If you are a principal member interested in participating in these surveys so you can acess industry data and benchmarking information, contact Brian Chaisson, Director of Industry Benchmarking, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-686-9184.
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Market Flash Report
Gain insight on trends in the folding carton industry to determine how best to financially position your company in the future, with this month-to-month snapshot that provides year-to-date growth percentages for shipment dollars and tonnage, raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished goods inventory.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
Determine how well your presses and equipment are performing so you can identify and monitor improvements. The report analyzes the availability, performance, and quality of printing and diecutting presses and provides a rolling 12-month OEE trend comparison.
Safety Boxscore Report
Measure your safety record relative to your peers to determine if safety improvements are warranted, with this key report that provides injury statistics, group incident, and the Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) rate. Participants are also eligible for annual awards from PPC that recognize safety milestone achievements.
Used as a guideline for developing relevant compensation guidelines for your employees, this report compares wages for non-exempt hourly positions and exempt salaried positions for the past three years against others in your region. Key metrics are analyzed each year on a rotating basis, such as bonus structure, sales comp, and production incentives.
Performance Report for Management (PRM)
Certify that your company is performing well financially through this report that compares both the annual and quarterly financial and operating ratios against the average, median, high, and low of all participants.
Total Cost Model
Used as a guideline to confirm that your job estimates are both competitive and profitable, this report compares the cost of various components in a standard bid process to those of other survey participants.
Waste Survey Report
Pinpoint opportunities for improving paperboard disposal and recycling at your plant with this report that compares the percentage of paperboard waste generated at your site to the mean percentage of all participants.