What Is A Manufacturing KPI?

A manufacturing Key Performance Indicator (KPI) or metric is a well defined and quantifiable measure that the manufacturing industry uses to gauge its performance over time. Manufacturing companies specifically use KPIs to monitor, analyze, and optimize operations, often comparing their efficiencies to those of competitors in the same sector.

This post will take you through the 30 top manufacturing KPIs and metrics to use in your 2021 reporting, how they are calculated, and how you can streamline your reporting process using manufacturing industry reporting software. Get an in-depth experience by utilizing our free interactive manufacturing KPI dashboard pre-built with some of the manufacturing KPIs we will discuss in this post: