The National Engineers Week Foundation is a formal coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers among young students and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science.
IIE's international reach is broadened through relationships with the following organizations. As industrial engineering continues to grow throughout the world, there are many cases where collaboration can provide programs and activities that offer synergy and intellectual stimulation that can be beneficial to all parties. IIE is open to and looks for opportunities to collaborate with other organizations to enhance and expand professional development and educational activities for our membership.
The Japan Institute of Industrial Engineering is IIE's Japanese counterpart, founded more than 40 years ago to facilitate sound development of industrial engineering and improvement of corporate productivity in Japan. IIE has a cooperation agreement with JIIE to promote and facilitate a free exchange of technical, scientific and professional knowledge; to contribute to the development of closer professional links between the organizations; and to serve the professional enhancement and lifelong learning interests of their members.
REFA International, an association based in Germany, is one of the biggest nongovernmental organizations in Europe dealing with work design, industrial engineering, and enterprise development. IIE has a cooperation agreement with REFA to promote and facilitate a free exchange of technical, scientific and professional knowledge; to contribute to the development of closer professional links between the organizations; and to serve the professional enhancement and lifelong learning interests of their members.
The Southern African Institute for Industrial Engineering and IIE have established a partnership. The focus is on establishing a strong relationship for future initiatives, sharing of knowledge and resources, and building the industrial engineering profession globally.
Institute of Industrial Engineers - Ireland
IIE, Ireland, is actually a chapter of IIE, chapter No. 79. In addition to membership in IIE, Ireland, members may also become a member of IIE, America, where they can gain access to the means of advancing their careers and networking with thousands of American members.
The Institute of Industrial Engineers (Hong Kong) Ltd., has developed from its origin as an offshore chapter of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers to an affiliated member of the worldwide Institute of Industrial Engineers representing industrial engineering professionals in Hong Kong. Members of IIE in Hong Kong enjoy the same benefits and privileges as all the other members of IIE worldwide.
The Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers - Founded in April 1998, PIIE is a non-profit, professional society dedicated to advancing the technical and managerial excellence of industrial engineers.