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  • Has Your Business Been Impacted by Cuts in Federal Defense Budgets?

    NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), along with the NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (NCDMVA), is looking for companies to participate in the implementation phase of the North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NC DIDI), anticipated to begin sometime in November 2018. This follows an earlier, successful commercialization pilot project that resulted in […]

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  • Hurricane Preparedness. Is Your Business Ready?

    RALEIGH, NC — Due to the projected severity of Hurricane Florence’s effects in North Carolina, the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) has prepared some documents related to emergency preparedness for businesses. Learn more here.

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  • MFGCON 2018 Rescheduled to November 12-14

    RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Business North Carolina  has announced that due to the projected severity of Hurricane Florence’s effects on Central and Eastern North Carolina, mfgCON 2018 and the pre-conference robotics workshop is being rescheduled. It is moving from its original dates of September 17-19, 2018  to November 12-14, […]

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  • NCDIDI Fall Kickoff

    NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), a partner in The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NCDIDI), co-hosted a town hall entitled the “Taking Flight: The NCDIDI Fall Kickoff” on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. Participants had the opportunity to learn about the future plans for the NCDIDI implementation phase that will focus on the aerospace, […]

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  • Asheville Citizen Times cites IES work in Roots Hummus expansion

    IES work was cited in a recent article about Roots Hummus’ revamp of it’s operations in Western North Carolina. Roots Hummus, an Asheville-based food manufacturer, has seen an increase in demand and looked to IES for help with expanding their operations. The Citizen-Times featured a profile of Roots Hummus this week, detailing their operations and […]

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  • CommonWell Health Recognized by NC Performance Excellence Program

    CommonWell Health has attained Milestone 2 status from the North Carolina Performance Excellence Program, marking the first time a community health center has received this achievement in North Carolina. This recognition highlights the diligence and resources CommonWell Health has devoted to its performance excellence journey, which started in 2015.

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  • Grayson Wins Outstanding Extension Service Award

    Kevin Grayson, Assistant Director of Technology Management, Industry Expansion Solutions (IES), is one of thirteen recipients of North Carolina State University’s Outstanding Extension Service Award (OESA) for 2018. Awarded annually, OESA acknowledges outstanding extension, engagement and economic development activities by staff and/or faculty members of NC State. In response to the new IES strategic direction—one […]

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