In our day of increasing domestic and global competition, industrial engineering takes on leading duties in helping profit and non-profit organizations to become low cost, high productivity, and sustainable manufacturing or service organizations.
Industrial Engineering offers effective solutions in the form of decision support systems to aid in the design and management of a wide range of operations. These include production planning, supply chain management, logistics, product and process design, process measurement and improvement, research and development, quality assurance and reliability, strategic management and finance. At the same time the profession continuously finds application opportunities in new areas, which further support its significance. In recent years, Industrial Engineers have found application and work opportunities in areas of social importance such as health, energy, humanitarian logistics, and sustainable production to help seek answers to contemporary problems.