Published: 02 August 1999
Analyst(s): Clark Fuhs
As the contract manufacturing model becomes the standard driver for implementation of technology, industrial engineering practices, and manufacturing science in general, new business models will emerge to fill needs that will develop. Dataquest predicts that the engineering services business model will emerge as a multibillion-dollar market in the semiconductor industry in the next 10 years. This article discusses how the industry has evolved and what needs could emerge to drive markets in operation management, engineering business services, and financial management.
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