See How You Stack Up

An Executive Summary of the 2015 Top Shops benchmarking survey results is now available online. Find out how you rate against industry leaders.



What’s Top Shops? Top Shops is the annual benchmarking survey conducted by sister publication Modern Machine Shop.

Why’s it important? The survey enables machine shops to compare their metrics and practices with the country’s top-performing shops in categories including machining technology, shopfloor practices, business strategies and human resources.

How can I find results? This Executive Summary compares responses from this year’s benchmarking group (calculated by totaling the points assigned to select survey questions) with the other shops that participated in the survey.

Where can I find more information about this survey? Visit the magazine’s Top Shops Zone for other articles and to access past survey data.