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!

Take your business to new heights

Get started on your Lean journey today.

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.

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) provided a very successful three day ISO 9001-2015 internal auditor training class to 22 Dell-EMC employees. Pictured here are the Dell-EMC employees with their certificates. pic.twitter.com/2daU978ZWG

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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


Fri 16

OSHA #500 Raleigh

November 13 - November 16
Fri 16

2018 NC Rural Assembly

November 15 - November 16


Trainer Toolbox for November 2018

Weekly Safety Tips Brought to you by OSHAs  OSHA Clarifies Its Position on Incentive Programs and Drug Testing Dig Safely! OSHA Trenching and Excavation Updates  FOOTnotes – For Our Outreach Trainers: Information specific to OSHA Outreach Trainers authorized through...

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Intentions. Outcomes. Mine are Converging.

In the last MESHage, I boldly proclaimed my intention to earn a second MESH Certificate! So, here’s where I am so far—in October 2014, I completed the Core Course requirement and my first 30 hours of MESH credit by taking the OSHA #510 Standards for the Construction...

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Focus On… Ready to be Challenged?

Here’s a challenge for you. What do all these words or pairs of words have in common? Carpenter’s bracket, bricklayer’s square, horse, chicken and needle beam? Is your brain tickled yet? Give up? They are all types of scaffolds. According to The United States...

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