First Pass Yield (FPY)

Benchmarking Report

First Pass Yield (FPY)

This PDF report includes benchmarking data (in a visual, chart-based format), an comprehensive KPI definition, characteristics of high performers and technical details on measuring First Pass Yield (FPY). Purchase and download this easy-to-understand, presentation-ready report immediately to compare performance levels, set attainable performance targets, and push towards best-in-class performance for this KPI.

What is First Pass Yield (FPY)?

The number of good units produced (output) by a manufacturing process without any rework divided by the total number of units that went into production (input) over the same period of time, as a percentage.

Why should First Pass Yield (FPY) be measured?

First Pass Yield (FPY) is an indicator that gauges the production and quality performance of a Manufacturing group, based on the number of good vs. defective units produced. FPY can be a good measure of a company's progress in continuous improvement efforts, since continuous improvement is often concentrated on the reduction of inefficiencies and waste. Relatively low values for this KPI may suggest that the Manufacturing function is using flawed materials for its production inputs, has ineffective manufacturing processes or is utilizing faulty machinery. A low value for FPY will lead to high scrap costs and rework costs. An FPY that is constantly fluctuating indicates that the company does not have reliable manufacturing processes in place and may not be able to meet demand or fulfill customer orders on a consistent basis. FPY is also one of the components of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

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