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Understanding the 5 Stages of Gartner’s Maturity Model for Manufacturing Operations


The five-stage maturity model for manufacturing excellence helps supply chain leaders responsible for manufacturing operations assess their organization’s current capabilities, create a plan for change and support the development of a future-state vision for production’s role within supply chain.

Published: 30 October 2018

ID: G00368062

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • A Stage-Based Maturity Model Is Necessary to Create a Roadmap to Manage a Constant Transition
  • Stages of Maturity for Manufacturing Excellence
    • Stage 1 — Stand-Alone Manufacturing
    • Stage 2 — Site Excellence
    • Stage 3 — Integrated Manufacturing Network
    • Stage 4 — Outcome-Driven Manufacturing
    • Stage 5 — Solution-Driven Manufacturing

Key Consideration for Moving From Stage to Stage

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