Benchmarking Surveys

Just Launched – The 2014 Financial Ratios & Operational Benchmarking survey is now open for submissions. Key areas of this study are liquidity, profitability, asset management, debt management, value proposition, and marketing effectiveness. This valuable resource for the metal forming, fabricating, and processing industry allows companies to compare themselves with companies sharing similar demographics.


Deadline for submissions is Thursday, April 17, 2014.

More participation means more valuable results, so FMA offers all who fully complete the survey a substantial discount on the compiled results.

  • FMA/TPA Advantage-level members who complete the survey will receive the results at no charge.
  • FMA/TPA Basic-level members who complete it may purchase the results for $75
  • Non-member companies who complete it may purchase the results for $250.

All data submitted remains confidential. The survey results are reported anonymously and feature combined data from all respondents.

Review the questionnaire and instructions

Download a sample page from the 2013 report

Begin the 2014 survey


You may also be interested in: 2013 Salary/Wage & Benefit Survey Results



Measure Your Company’s Performance

FMA compiles a number of industry statistics to serve as benchmarking tools. These survey products provide details on capital spending trends, job shop consumption activity, salaries, hourly wages, benefits, financial, and operating measures to give your company a competitive edge.

Please direct any survey related questions to or call customer service at 888-394-4362.