Business Operations & Benchmarking
Manufacturer Financial Benchmarking Report 2008
The 2008 Manufacturer Financial Performance Report provides detailed financial and operating information for outdoor product manufacturers. Results profiled in the report are based on information provided by 46 participating firms.
The report includes an executive summary that presents an overview of study results with an emphasis on the differences between the median and high profit OIA company. Detailed results present an in-depth analysis of return of investment, the income statement, the balance sheet and financial and productivity ratios. Results were also broken out by product focus and manufacturing arrangements. The charts and graphs contained in the report are designed to provide comprehensive, yet straightforward guidelines for analyzing profitability among outdoor product manufacturers.