Manufacturers' View of Capital Project and Operational Performance

To compete in global markets, industrial firms today must strive to achieve Top Quartile performance in operations, as well as successful on-time and on-budget capital project results.

To establish themselves as industry leaders, manufacturers and process firms must overcome a host of challenges — reliability issues, energy costs, aging plant technologies, and excessive costs due to high levels of unscheduled maintenance. They also continue to struggle with capital projects that often overrun budgets and exceed completion timelines.

Nonetheless, many industrial manufacturers and process companies have attained Top Quartile performance in both operations and project management. Some examples that demonstrate successful approaches to meeting these challenges are presented in this report.

Download the report now to find out how industrial companies are dealing with the challenges of achieving operational excellence and out­standing performance on capital projects.

Research sponsored by Emerson.