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mfgCON 2015. It's a Wrap!


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ISO 9001:2015

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Happy Thanksgiving to all our great clients, partners, employees and stakeholders! We are grateful for you all!

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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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Manufacturer's Resources

North Carolina businesses can take advantage of IES' role in administering the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), a public-private operating alliance of state supported programs that work together to enhance the performance of the state’s small- to medium-sized manufacturers. Some of the program resources available are:


Fri 27

OSHA #500 Raleigh

November 7, 2015 - November 10, 2016
Mon 30
Tue 01

OSHA #501 Irmo

December 1 - December 4

Engage in the Conversation of the Century

Been to a hotel in Japan lately? The helping hands issuing the hotel room keys are no longer human, but the brains that dreamt them up certainly are! Technology and automation are swiftly and inevitably changing the way we live and work.

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NCMEP announces winners of the 2015 NCMEP Leadership Awards

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions, administrator for the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), is joined by its MEP partners from the North Carolina Community College System, NCWorks Customized Training; the Economic Development Partnership of NC; the Polymers Center of Excellence; the Manufacturing Solutions Center; North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Charlotte in announcing the inaugural winners of the 2015 NCMEP Leadership Awards.

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