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  • Grant-Funded Services Available for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

    NCMEP has launched the Emergency Assistance Program (EAP)—funded by the CARES Act—to provide services that support manufacturers’ ability to respond to the coronavirus and improve their competitiveness as the marketplace adapts to the coronavirus disruption. To determine your eligibility for the funding, the first step is to complete the NCMEP EAP  survey. This survey confidentially […]


  • Manufacturing Update News: June 2020

    2020 Engineering Career Fair Mark your calendars for the upcoming 2020 Engineering Career Fair. The NC State Engineering Career Fair is one of the largest engineering career fairs in the country. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of industries to meet with engineering students interested in working for their […]


  • Covid-19 Guidance and Resources for Small and Medium Size Manufacturers

    Industry Expansion Solutions, the administrator for the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), is closely monitoring the COVID-19/coronavirus situation. Our greatest concern is for the health, safety, and well-being of our clients and staff. We honor all first-responders and medical professionals for the brave work that they do attending to those in need. Our hearts […]


  • 2020 mfgCON Call for Speakers

    Are you eager to share your best practices and industry expertise with North Carolina manufacturers? We are looking for new ideas and speakers to present thought-leading and inspiring sessions to give our manufacturing attendees the best professional education in the industry. We are seeking speakers to present at the 6th annual 2020 mfgCON on November […]


  • Manufacturing Update News: April 2020

    AI Could Improve Sustainability Through Smart Recycling Sorting The US is the #1 waste producing country in the world. Would you practice recycling if it was easier? Lessening the amount of waste in landfills and the ocean largely depends on how US manufacturers decide to dispose of their trash. Newly invented artificial intelligence may be […]


  • Announcing New IES Solutions for Achieving a High-Performance Culture

    Are you struggling with getting employees to adopt workplace safety standards and practices? Are projects falling behind or threatened by a “culture of silence” about key concerns or issues within your organization? Do you have employees that struggle with “blowing up” instead of speaking up in an effective manner? Then Crucial Conversations might be the […]


  • Manufacturing Update News: February 2020

    How to Recover From a Cyber Attack There are many articles on how to prevent cyber attacks from happening to your organization and the proactive steps you must take to prevent a hacker from stealing your clients or your company’s sensitive information. But what if it’s already happened to you? Not taking the proper measures […]


  • FMEA Revision – AIAG VDA FMEA 1st Edition

    Automotive suppliers to both German and North American Automotive OEMs will find it easier to meet FMEA customer requirements in the future with a new industry handbook that combines the best practices of both into one guide. That’s right! Creating an AIAG FMEA 4th Edition for American OEMs and VDA 6.3 FMEA for German OEMs […]