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 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
Fuquay-Varina commercial cooking equipment manufacturer achieves ISO 9001 registration; ready to grow in global markets
Fuquay-Varina, NC – Southbend, a global leader in heavy-duty, commercial cooking equipment, recently achieved their ISO 9001:2008 registration which is an internationally recognized Quality Management System.read more
NC DHHS wanted a cost-efficient way to deploy Lean tools throughout the entire organization IES Solution Lean Facilitator Certification Benefits Lean Facilitator-led kaizens across the state have resulted in improved timeliness and accuracy in ten different counties.read more
Cascades Tissue’s heavy industrial work environment, by its very nature, poses risks to its employees. Management wanted to take every opportunity recognize and eliminate risks on the facility floor.read more