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.

MFGCON 2019 Registration Open

North Carolina’s premier manufacturing conference will feature the most up-to-date and relevant topics from North Carolina’s most influential manufacturing thought leaders. Register early to save on a full-conference pass.

Performance Excellence Coaching

Interested in reducing operating costs, improving performance and operational discipline? The Baldrige Excellence Framework may be the road map to help attain your goals and advance your performance excellence journey.

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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.
Check out our interactive, overview brochure.
Read our Annual Report.
Explore A Day in the Life of IES.
See We are IES video




IES Success Story
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OSHA #2255 Raleigh

July 22, 2019
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OSHA #500 Greenville, SC

July 23, 2019 - July 26, 2019
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OSHA #503 Charlotte

July 24, 2019




Focus On… UV and Heat Safety

In North Carolina, heat and humidity go together like biscuits and gravy. These intense conditions make people working outside more susceptible to heat-related illness and UV damage. Exposure to UV rays and extreme heat can have various negative impacts on your...

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Appreciating the Simple Things in Life

Her name is Margaret. We call her Maggie—a black lab mix adopted from the local shelter. Maggie is a simple dog which is what I love most about her because life is complicated.  Yesterday, in the waiting area at my daughter’s orthodontist, I overheard a conversation...

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Trainer Toolbox for July 2019

Outreach Training Records Retention Requirements Ask For Help. Suicide Prevention Resources The Importance of Being Prepared Before a Disaster Strikes  OSHA Needs Your Input on Possible Updates to the Lockout/Tagout Standard   Outreach Training Records Retention...

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