Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

July 2012    |    Volume: 44    |    Number: 7

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Euromatics: Economic challenges and opportunities

IE skills and expertise could help blunt Europe’s economic woes 

By Adedeji Badiru

Where there are challenges, there are opportunities. As has been widely reported, the European Union has been plagued by economic integration problems, and the solutions may call for the services of industrial engineering. Just as informatics is the science of leveraging information to achieve objectives, Euromatics could be the leveraging of EU economic challenges to create industrial market opportunities.

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