Announcing New Digital Supply Chain Management Course

Interested in learning what digital supply chain management is, its benefits and how to move towards implementation?

Announcing New Data Analytics Course

Interested in joining the data analytics revolution to improve problem solving and decision making? Get the basic data analysis knowledge needed to identify opportunities for improving your business agility. Register today.

Last Chance To Register For mfgCON

Time is running out to register for mfgCON. Join us on November 5th-6th and learn best practices from well-known manufacturers.

RT @ncmep Want to learn about how you can optimize operations, develop new and existing workforce, lead for organization wide success and strategically grow your business through cost-effective marketing? We are honing in on these topics at this year's mfgCON.…

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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

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.

Read the IES fact sheet.
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Explore A Day in the Life of IES.
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IES Success Story
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OSHA #3085 Raleigh

October 14, 2019 - October 16, 2019
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OSHA #2255 Raleigh

October 21, 2019
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OSHA #2264 Raleigh

October 22, 2019 - October 25, 2019




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