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 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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NEWS & UPDATES
The Industry Expansion Solution's Marketing Department has released a new, interactive Lean Healthcare brochure which allows clients and potential clients to learn detailed information about Lean Healthcare solutions from IES. The new brochure was developed to align...read more
North Carolina military officials used a Lillington manufacturing site Thursday to announce the receipt of a grant that will be used to help businesses and industries impacted by reductions in defense spending throughout North Carolina.
North Carolina Veterans and Military Affairs Secretary Larry Hall was at SAAB Barracuda in Lillington to announce North Carolina’s winning of a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.read more
When Kyle Martin needed help with a redesign of the office space in the manufacturing plant he oversees, he knew where to turn.
Martin, who is vice president and general manager of Electroswitch Electronic Products’ Raleigh manufacturing facility, turned to Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), the College’s extension unit serving manufacturers, healthcare providers, government agencies and service sector companies across North Carolina. The son of an NC State engineer, Martin had long been familiar with IES and has used its services previously in past positions.read more