The Forging Industry Association (FIA) is comprised of over 120 North American producers of forged metal components which account for approximately 89% of the custom forging volume produced annually in North America. Forged metals parts are pressed, pounded or rolled into countless configurations and used for critical applications in the aerospace, automotive, construction, materials handling, ordnance, hand tool, agricultural and industrial equipment industries and much more. In addition, over 90 firms supplying equipment, materials, services or supplies to the industry are also members of FIA. The Association, with its predecessor organizations, has served the metal forging industry since 1913. > Read more
The Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) serves as the focused voice of the cold chain industry, representing 1,300 member companies in over 65 countries, and provides a platform for communication, networking and education for each link of the cold chain. The GCCA and its core partners relentlessly study the cold chain industry to identify areas where the cold chain needs to be strengthened and, subsequently, develop resources to help the industry do just that. With GCCA already leading the cold chain industry in data analysis, using a Dynamic Benchmarking platform was the perfect next step. > Read more
The Maine Municipal Association represents and serves the interests of nearly every municipality in the state of Maine. Founded in 1936, MMA is one of 49 state municipal leagues that, together with the National League of Cities, is recognized at all governmental levels for providing valuable services and advocating for collective municipal interests. As part of these services, MMA has been conducting an annual Salary Survey for over 50 years, delivering valuable data to its members on the benefits and compensation being provided to the over 13,000 municipal officials and employees throughout the state of Maine. > Read more
The Michigan Townships Association is a voluntary membership association for Michigan’s 1,240 townships. Its core mission is to advance local democracy by fostering township leadership and public policy essential for a strong and vibrant Michigan. While the anonymity of data is not an issue in their benchmarking model, understanding and using large quantities of data is a challenge. Dynamic Benchmarking developed the Michigan Townships Association Salary Survey which offers extensive reporting on compensation for township offices, boards, commissions and employees. Launched in early 2014, this survey gave townships the ability to compare themselves with others by applying a variety of customizable filters. Townships are now able to quickly get important information for compensation decision making.
For more than 117 years the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) has been serving the best interests of mutual insurance companies of all sizes throughout the U.S. and Canada. They are the largest property/casualty insurance trade association with over 1,400 property/casualty insurance companies serving more than 135 million auto, home and business policyholders writing more than $196 billion in premiums. NAMIC member companies command over 50 percent of the automobile/homeowners market and 31 percent of the business insurance market. More than 200,000 people are employed by NAMIC member companies. NAMIC had been conducting board and governance benchmarking studies for their Property and Casualty members for some time, but wanted to offer their Farm Mutual members a benchmarking tool as well. > Read more
Naylor Association Solutions is a management company dedicated to driving non-dues revenue for trade and professional associations as well as communicating and engaging with members through a variety of channels. In 2015, Dynamic Benchmarking was brought on board to create a benchmarking platform to assess and compare the communications practices of associations from across the country. A mini-platform was also created for the Naylor website to allow visitors to enter a handful of metrics and compare themselves instantly to data collected from the larger, traditional survey. In 2016, Naylor expanded the study’s functionality by adding a scoring component that measures and ‘grades’ an associations communications practices against predetermined industry standards. > Read more