Online Platform Will Provide Meaningful Comparison of Key Performance Indicators of Members
WINDHAM, NH – July 15, 2013 - Dynamic Benchmarking, a provider of dynamic online business benchmarking and reporting software, is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the American Foundry Society(AFS) to create an online operations survey platform. This new data collection and reporting platform will provide valuable comparison data of key performance indicators for AFS members for use in measuring their performance against that of their peers.
Serving more than 700 corporate members and close to 7,000 individual members, AFS represents the interests of metalcasting processors, suppliers, and OEM facilities in over 41 countries. In addition to providing advocacy both in the United States and abroad, AFS delivers ongoing education and professional development to its members and is the world’s largest publisher of metalcasting-related books, technical papers and reports.
“This operations survey is a natural progression in AFS’s continuing commitment to provide knowledge to the metalcasting community,” states Jane Higgins, Dynamic Benchmarking Co-founder and CFO. “We are proud to have been selected as the platform on which it will be delivered.”
The AFS operations survey will collect data from its members that will allow them to measure and compare the performance metrics of their individual operations. Because Dynamic Benchmarking provides a safe and secure means for survey participants to share detailed financial and operational data anonymously, members are able to gain access to critical information vital to assessing their performance against their peers and for making informed business decisions for the future.
About Dynamic Benchmarking
Dynamic Benchmarking brings business benchmarking into the 21st century using the latest in cloud-based technology and reporting functionality. We partner with professional associations and other organizations to offer Stack-Up™ to their members as a way of enhancing association value, contributing to member success, collecting industry trend data and creating non-dues based revenue. Stack-Up integrates our clients’ industry expertise and information needs into a benchmarking platform allowing their members to easily compare financial and operational performance against their peers in a dynamic and interactive manner. It offers the features and capabilities of custom software in a format that is easy and quick to deploy. With our exclusive focus on benchmarking, Dynamic Benchmarking builds solutions that are flexible and scalable across a wide breadth of industries, organizations and users. For more information, please visit www.dynamicbenchmarking.com.
The American Foundry Society (AFS)
The American Foundry Society (AFS) is a non-profit association serving members of the metalcasting industry both in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1896, AFS serves more than 700 corporate members and close to 7,000 individual members including metalcasting suppliers and OEM facilities in more than 41 countries worldwide, covering all metalcasting processes and materials. Through various resources, AFS provides members with advocacy coordination and efforts in Washington, D.C., ongoing technical education through its Institute, as well as the transfer of innovative research and technology to the industry. For more information, please visit their website at www.afsinc.org.