The IRIM model for Manufacturing Competitiveness
There could be many dimensions to define a company's competitiveness like financial strength, associated brand name, uniqueness of the product etc. For a manufacturing firm operational effectiveness is usually a key dimension to its competitiveness. The Manufacturing Competitiveness Index (MCI) is a scale to define a company's ability to leverage manufacturing towards better market performance. This rating is achieved through a structured assessment of the manufacturing facility. The below mentioned ten indicators of manufacturing competitiveness are building blocks behind the calculation of this index.