Upgraded OSHA Outreach Trainer Portal

Now live! Southeastern OTI Education Center at NC State is excited to announce a new OSHA Outreach Trainer Portal.

The Future of Manufacturing is Now

Designed to help you learn, solve and connect on what’s most important to you and your business. Let’s Get Started!

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2018 OTI Course Calendar

Plan for next year’s professional development today. Our 2018 Southeastern OTI Education Center course calendar is now available.

NC State Is Extraordinary

NC State has always been an institution that thinks big and gets things done. That Think and Do spirit has been part of our DNA for more than 130 years, and it’s at the core of our Campaign.

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Services and Solutions

Enhance growth, improve productivity, reduce costs, lower risk and expand capacity.


Every industry is different. Find a solution designed and customized to suit your 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


Tue 23

OSHA #2264 Raleigh

October 23 - October 26
Tue 23

Lean 300: Facilitating Continuous Improvement Activities Raleigh

October 23 @ 8:30 am - October 25 @ 4:30 pm
Wed 24

3 Day Timer Pro Training for Continuous Improvement Professionals

October 24 @ 8:30 am - October 26 @ 4:30 pm


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How to Conduct Needs Assessment Part 2: PEST Analysis

What is PEST Analysis? Are you a business looking to improve your performance, efficiency or profitability? Is something holding you back? Not sure what it is? Don’t know where to start? In our last blog “How to conduct needs assessment: what is it and why do it?”, we...

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