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Slashing lead-times in Belgium

In this cover story from ISE magazine's International Issue, QRM-POLCA gives a Belgian metalworking company a one-two punch to improve quality and land more business.

IISE Connect marks its first anniversary

The Institute's online hub for community building and knowledge sharing has reached the end of its kickoff year with excellent growth and participation, and much more to come.

Help clear a path for future ISEs like Clay Ferguson

An IE major at the University of Arkansas, Clay received the CISE Scholarship. You can change lives and create opportunities when you donate to the IISE Scholarship Fund.


  • ZF trials drone deliveries at Friedrichshafen

    Component manufacturer tests the use of a drone to distribute parts at its main plant in Germany.

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  • Q&A with Amanda Mewborn, 2018 40 Under Forty honoree

    The executive director of project management at Piedmont Healthcare has received an honor by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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  • Manufacturers adopt robots that help human workers, not replace them. For now

    Collaborative robots are becoming an increasingly popular automation tool for manufacturers seeking to boost productivity.

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Inspiring Future ISEs - Winning Video

Enjoy and share the top-finishing video “Only the wISE, will rISE” in IISE's Industry Advisory Board (IAB) 2018 YouTube Video Contest. ITESM Campus Querétaro (Mexico) won the $1,000 prize. Read more about the video and its director Roberto Gutiérrez on page 60 of the May ISE magazine. Winners also included University of Jordan for the $500 prize and Oregon State University for the $300 prize.

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About IISE

Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine - November 2018

ISE is the member magazine of IISE. The monthly publication provides information for readers to enhance their careers, improve their organizations' performance and advance the profession's development.