Precision Machining shops have a wealth of indicators related to their shop. The Industry trend resources provided by PMPA help member companies make decisions based on strategic real world data.
Business Trends is a monthly survey and report that depicts the details of the broad market for precision machined products and sentiment indicators for Profitability, Lead Times, Employment .
Material Impacts Reports are issued periodically to capture information on pricing trends for raw materials consumed by the industry. This information can be used as market trend information for customer discussions without revealing item by item specifics.
PMPA’s Annual Business Forecast examines markets served by the precision machining industry, capturing sales and change in sales data as well as markets served by size of shop. Report provided free to all participants. Available for sale - Contact PMPA at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hourly Wage Shop Survey and Report is produced annually to capture wage rates by occupation, and geography. Report provided free to all participants.
Administrative, Professional, & Clerical Compensation Survey and Report is produced every other year and captures non- executive management jobs that are not otherwise covered in the Hourly Wage Shop Survey. Report provided free to all participants.
Executive Compensation Survey and Report is produced periodically to provide benchmark and comparable compensation data for executive management positions. Report provided free to all participants.
Economic Reports PMPA provides economic reports covering the precision machining industry and the indicators that can be used to understand it. The Institute for Trend Research (ITR) provides timely expert commentary on economic developments affecting the precision machining and manufacturing sectors.