The Future of Manufacturing is Now

Here’s your video invitation to the must-attend manufacturing event of the year.

Take your business to new heights

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Register early to save $100 and reserve your chance to hear our expert speakers and real-world case studies from best-in-class NC manufacturers.

2018 OTI Course Calendar

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

Why Cybersecurity Matters

Does your business comply with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act? See new Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements for businesses.

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.

Services and Solutions

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

Industries

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

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August 14 - August 17
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August 15 - August 17

NEWS & UPDATES

Focus On… Hurricane Season

Get ready, hurricane season is here and it’s supposed to be a rough one! June 1 marked the first day of hurricane season, and as you prepare for summer activities, it’s highly advised that you also prepare for severe weather. It sounds like a buzzkill, but the...

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Heat. Humidity. Havoc. And Hazardous Waste

For. The. Love. It has been hotter than proverbial Hades in my part of the world and don’t tell me “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” Whatever it is–it’s wreaking havoc and, to quote Jane Austen, I have been in a “continuous state of inelegance!” Not to suggest...

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Trainer Toolbox for July 2018

OSHA has released its most cited serious violations   See OSHA’s Quick Takes for June!   Ever wondered what are OSHA’s Top 5 Most Popular Videos? FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through the Southeastern...

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