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Industrial/Manufacturing engineers are found in just about every industry. Regardless of whether a company is a manufacturer of goods or a provider of services, it needs to do things better, cheaper, faster.

Industries that hire industrial/manufacturing engineers include defense contractors such as ATK, and General Dynamics; aerospace firms such as Lockheed Martin, and Northrop Grumman; automotive companies like Ford and Toyota; sports equipment manufacturers like Adidas, and Nike; high-tech firms such as Hewlett-Packard and IBM; consulting firms like the Rowland Group and Deloitte; components manufacturers such as Horst Engineering and Manufacturing; food companies like Kellogg and Kraft; and service companies such as FedEx and UPS. Find out more about industrial/manufacturing engineering.