Benchmarking Surveys

2015 Financial Ratios & Operational Benchmarking Survey Open through April 17!

Participate in the Survey Now!

Survey Details:

The 2015 Financial Ratios and Operational Benchmarking survey is now open for submissions. Key areas featured in this survey are liquidity, profitability, asset management, debt management, value proposition, and marketing effectiveness. This valuable industry resource for companies in the metal forming, fabricating, and processing industry allows companies to compare themselves with companies sharing similar demographics.

Review a Sample Page from the 2014 Financial Ratio & Operational Benchmarking Survey.


Survey Participation Benefits:

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


Review or begin the survey.

Download the NEW 2015 Financial Ratio Survey Workbook for benchmarking calculations and easy survey completion.


All data submitted remains confidential. The survey results are reported anonymously and feature combined data from all respondents. Compiled results will be delivered to all participants electronically by June 2015.

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


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, salaries, hourly wages, benefits, financial, and operating measures to give your company a competitive edge. More company participation means broader data, and more valuable results.

In addition to the annual  Salary/Wage & Benefit Survey, watch for news of upcoming opportunities to participate in the Capital Spending Report and Financial Ratios & Operational Benchmarking Survey.