Every year, some 60,000 students graduate with engineering degrees. Many, presumably, seek engineering jobs right out of college. But how many of them stay in those jobs their entire career? Not as many as you might think. According to a 1999 survey conducted by the National Science Foundation, approximately one-third of all engineering degree holders are employed in non-S&E (science and engineering) fields. Two-thirds, though, say their work is engineering-related.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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