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5/17/2017

Top Shops: First Pass Quality Yield

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First pass quality yield is an extremely important benchmarking measurement of how well a shop is performing to specification and meeting the requirement of the customer.

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First pass quality yield is an extremely important benchmarking measurement of how well a shop is performing to specification and meeting the requirement of the customer. When parts are inspected, they are determined to meet or fail the required call-out for the coated part. In the 2017 Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey, the Top Shops (those in the 80th percentile) averaged 99 percent approval on first pass inspection, while all other shops had a 95 percent pass rating. The median was 98 percent, and the mean was 96.5 percent. While the percentages may seem minuscule, they can add up quickly when compared to the thousands or millions of parts coated by a shop.

To see more about the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey, please click HERE

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