NC State has always been an institution that thinks big and gets things done. That Think and Do spirit has been part of our DNA for more than 130 years, and it’s at the core of our Campaign.
Who We Are
Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused extension unit of NC State's College of Engineering. Our broad portfolio of solutions 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 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.
NEWS & UPDATES
IES work was cited in a recent article about Roots Hummus' revamp of it's operations in Western North Carolina. Roots Hummus, an Asheville-based food manufacturer, has seen an increase in demand and looked to IES for help with expanding their operations. The...read more
2018 Baldrige Case Study Offers Sample for Manufacturers, Other Organizations Seeking Innovation, Improvement
NC State’s Dr. Deborah Manzo, a Management Systems and Quality Improvement Specialist and leader of the North Carolina Performance Excellence Coaching Program at Industry Expansion Solutions, recently contributed the publication of a new NIST Baldrige program case study.read more
CommonWell Health has attained Milestone 2 status from the North Carolina Performance Excellence Program, marking the first time a community health center has received this achievement in North Carolina. This recognition highlights the diligence and resources CommonWell Health has devoted to its performance excellence journey, which started in 2015.read more