IT Spending and Staffing 2008/2009: Chapter 11, Discrete Manufacturing Sector Benchmarks

July, 2008


Chapter 11 provides benchmarks for discrete manufacturing organizations across all organizational sizes. Discrete manufacturers are defined as those where the production process adds value by fabricating or assembling individual (discrete) units of production. Respondents in this sector include manufacturers of tools, machines, auto parts, medical devices, industrial components, instrumentation, clothing, and other types of discrete products. The benchmarks provided in this chapter are the same as those in Chapter 2 (Composite Benchmarks). (63 pp., 41 figs.)
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