Who We Are
Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused unit of NC State University. Our broad portfolio and deep industry expertise help organizations grow, innovate and prosper. Our extensive partnerships with business, industry, education and government generate a unique culture of collaboration that provides access to cutting-edge expertise, research, and technology.
We serve clients at every level of their organization, no matter what the challenge. We focus on delivering practical and enduring results and equipping our clients to grow and lead. Since 2000, IES-led NCMEP efforts have resulted in $2.9 billion in economic benefit to the State of North Carolina.
IES offers a broad portfolio of solutions and expertise in many industry sectors. We can also tailor our solutions to your individual requirements. If you don't find your industry listed in our solutions, contact us to see how we can design a solution customized to your organization's particular needs.
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NEWS & UPDATES
Modern manufacturing isn’t what you think it is, and no company better illustrates that than textile Manufacturer Spoonflower. I spent some time in their facility during Manufacturing Week last week and got to hear about their R&D in this unique textile manufacturing operation.read more
Spoonflower, world leader in on-demand digital printing of custom fabric, will host event celebrating Manufacturing Day
Spoonflower, a world leader in on-demand digital printing of custom fabric, will host an event at its Durham headquarters celebrating Manufacturing Day, also known as MFG Day, an annual, national recognition of the industry in conjunction with NC State Industry Expansion Solutions.read more
MWW, Inc. needed to maintain its lightning-quick speed in which it produces and delivers made-on-demand products to its customers. NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) helped deliver a business assessment that illuminated areas where time and resources were being wasted. As a result, MWW identified more than $2.3 million in savings, attributable to improvements made after the assessment solution was implemented .read more