Plunkett's Engineering and Research Industry Almanac, 2003-2004
The Only Complete Guide to the Business of Research, Development and Engineering
This reference book is a complete guide to the trends and leading companies in the Engineering and Research business fields: those firms that are dominant in engineering-based design and development, as well leaders in technology-based research and development. We have included companies that are making significant investments in research and development via as many disciplines as possible, whether that research is being funded by internal investment, by fees received from clients or by fees collected from government agencies. In this carefully-researched volume, you'll get all of the data you need on the Engineering and Research Industry, including: engineering market analysis, complete industry basics, trends, research trends, research and development data, growth companies, investments, emerging technologies, CAD, CAE, CAM, careers and job opportunities. The book also contains 29 major statistical tables covering everything from total U.S. R and D expenditures to the total number of scientists working in various disciplines, to amount of U. S. government grants for research. In addition, you¿ll get expertly written profiles of the "ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500"-- our own unique list of companies that are the leaders in this field--complete profiles of the 500 largest, most successful corporations in all facets of Engineering and Research, all cross-indexed by location, size and type of business. These corporate profiles include contact names, addresses, Internet addresses, fax numbers, toll-free numbers, plus growth and hiring plans, finances, research, marketing, technology, acquisitions and much more. This book will put the entire Engineering and Research industry in your hands. Purchasers of either the book or PDF version can receive a free copy of the company profiles database on CD-ROM, enabling key word search and export of key information, addresses, phone numbers and executive names with titles for every company profiled. A complete guide to trends and leading companies in the Engineering and Research business fields, design, development and technology-based research. Includes market analysis, R and D data and 29 statistical tables. In-depth profiles of the "ENGINEERING & RESEARCH 500 FIRMS."