postindustrial

[pohst-in-duhs-tree-uhl]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of an era following industrialization: The economy of the postindustrial society is based on the provision of services rather than on the manufacture of goods.

Origin:
post- + industrial

postindustrialist, noun
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postindustrial (ˌpəʊstɪnˈdʌstrɪəl)
 
adj
characteristic of, relating to, or denoting work or a society that is no longer based on heavy industry

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Example sentences
Our findings have important implications for industrial and postindustrial
  societies.
Now one should think about the real importance of postindustrial capitalism.
In the new, postindustrial knowledge economy, the job market rewards those with
  an education and punishes those without one.
Indeed, the relationship among advanced postindustrial countries is one of
  complex interdependence.
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