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E-23: Textiles Continues To Evolve As A Powerful NC Industry

In this episode we discuss the solutions NCSU Wilson College of Textiles provides for North Carolina manufacturers with Melissa Sharp.

Industry Expansion Solutions Leads Local Businesses to Success

NC State’s Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) helps North Carolina businesses face challenges head-on, offering engineering-based expertise that sparks success.

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MFGCON is currently seeking manufacturers to present
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MFGCON 2021 Conference

North Carolina’s premier manufacturing conference will be held November 3-4, 2021. The conference will feature the most up-to-date and relevant topics from North Carolina’s most influential manufacturing thought leaders.

Pandemic-Era Small Business Innovations That Will Stick…

About 2 days ago from NC State IES's Twitter via Hootsuite Inc.

Services and Solutions

Enhance growth, improve productivity, reduce costs, lower risk and expand capacity.


Find a solution designed and customized to suit your unique industry needs.

Training and Courses

Unparalleled training and educational programs with multiple ways to learn and grow.


Who We Are

IES offers a broad range of assessments, a 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. Learn more about who we are »

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Industry Expansion Solutions Leads Local Businesses to Success

Read the NC State University – Centennial Campus News article detailing how NC State Industry Expansion Solutions helps North Carolina businesses face challenges head-on by offering engineering-based expertise and training, which leads to success. Read Article »




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MFGCON 2021 Manufacturing Conference

November 3, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm




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