Business Growth Solutions

IES announces new solutions for Business Growth.
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mfgCON 2016



Save the Date. It’s back, it’s big and its rocking the Triad Oct. 18-19.

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MPP Certificate Program

IES and PCE announce a new program to set standards for establishing and demonstrating technical expertise in the field of injection molding.
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Perdue Foods will invest $10.9M in Rockingham processing plant and hire 30 new employees over next three years:

About 3 days ago from NC State IES's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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:



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Bringing Shelved Strategic Plans Back Into Action

Bring shelved strategic plans back Into action through our Assets to Action™ approach. Understand how to identify and clarify your community’s strongest assets in relation to its potential for economic development and cut through all the background noise to develop your strategic action plan.

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Innovation Myths, Part II

Myth 2. Innovation is only about new products. Certainly, innovation has a long association with new product development. Indeed, innovation methods serve the NPD challenge very well; however, the same steps that we use to innovate new products (or services) can be used to innovate other types of problems, too.

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