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Bend it, charge it, dunk it - Graphene, the material of tomorrow
This blog from The New York Times looks at how graphene may be the solution for future tech advancements.
Former IIE president talks industrial engineering careers
Doug Rabeneck, workforce optimization executive at Accenture, talks about why students should follow an IE career path.
Former GM executive talks at Google
Former GM executive and industrial engineer Ed Whitacre discusses being a CEO, leadership and managing people.
MAPI: U.S. manufacturing production to grow through 2015
IndustryWeek: Despite companies getting left out in the winter cold, one group is optimistic about U.S. manufacturing.
Bringing 3-D power to the people
The New York Times: With the tools to produce (and sell) a design, one factory hopes to be the Amazon of 3-D printing.
Walmart offers grant for manufacturing innovation
Walmart is accepting applicants for funding to be devoted to the development and acceleration of U.S. manufacturing.
Sheep tag innovation could increase accuracy
A European initiative is developing an RFID tag to improve sheep identification, according to Farmers Weekly.
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EVENTS & TRAINING
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  Big M Manufacturing: Challenges and Opportunities for Industrial Engineering
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  Using Six Sigma and Lean Tools to Reduce 30-Day Readmission Rates
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  Lean Six Sigma White Belt - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - 1 Day

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9
  Lean Green Belt
Norcross, GA - 3 Days

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9
  Lean Green Belt for Healthcare
Norcross, GA - 3 Days

JUN
12
  Intro to IE in Healthcare
Norcross, GA - 2 Days

JUL
7
  Six Sigma Black Belt - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA - 15 Days



VIDEO

IIE Video 

Ergo Cup® teams show off their innovations
Almost 40 teams took their recent ergonomics innovations from their facilities to Orlando, Fla., for the world-renowned Ergo Cup® competition at the Applied Ergonomics Conference in March 2014. This video includes explanations and demonstrations of Ergo Cup® competition entries from General Dynamics, Honda of South Carolina Mfg. Inc. and GE Aviation.


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INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER MAGAZINE
Industrial Engineer - April 2014   

Industrial Engineer is the member magazine of IIE. The monthly publication provides information for readers to enhance their career capabilities, improve their organizations’ performance and advance the development of the profession. 





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