We surveyed plating shops on their scrap and rework rates, and asked them to determine what it was as a percentage of overall sales. The Top Shops came in at a much higher rate of 4.0 percent, which may mean they scrutinize their finished parts more carefully.
The average shop reported 2.6 percent as a ratio of sales; the mean was 1.0 percent, and the rest of the shops averaged 0.2 percent.
Editor PickArlington Plating Completes Major Expansion
The addition of a 35,000-square-foot facility substantially grows the company’s campus to over 90,000 square feet.