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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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  • NC DIDI Announces Third Statewide Town Hall in Asheville for Defense Industry Suppliers and Contractors

    Raleigh, NC October 10th, 2017 – The North Carolina Defense Industry Diversification Initiative (NC DIDI) will host a town hall entitled the “NC DIDI Western DoD Suppliers Forum” on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 to discuss solutions to the challenges being faced by businesses who contract Department of Defense contractors in the state of North Carolina. The town hall […]

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  • Bill Iacovelli to Present at AME’s Regional Workshop

    RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — Bill Iacovelli, an improvement specialist with North Carolina State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) and one of the state’s leading Lean and Six Sigma experts, will co-present a session at the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) Southeast Regional Workshop on September 12, 2017, in Concord, North Carolina at S&D Coffee and Tea.

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  • Statesville composite manufacturer achieves AS 9100C registration; ready to expand into aerospace industry

    Highland Composites, a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturer of composites structures in Statesville, recently attained their AS 9100C registration which is an aerospace standard based on ISO 9001 quality management system requirements. Highland Composites is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Highland Industries that was formed in 2013 to focus on the composites products. With the achievement of AS 9100C registration, Highland Composites will enter the aerospace market as a preferred supplier.

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  • Million-Dollar Grant to Supercharge NC State’s PowerAmerica Initiative

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2016 United States Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews has announced that the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) is one of five centers nationally to win a grant, worth $1 million over two years, from NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology). The grant program’s emphasis is on leveraging […]

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  • Announcing IES Instructional Design Services

    Instructional design makes learning more efficient, effective, and appealing to learners, through experiences like custom e-learning and blended learning experiences. The IES IDS team aims to deliver robust content and engaging course materials that can help organizations introduce new processes, educate their workforces, transform their company cultures, enhance performance and communicate change.

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  • The Village of Pinehurst Earns the Milestone 3 Award for Excellence

    PINEHURST, N.C. – The Village of Pinehurst recently attained the Level 3 Milestone Award for Excellence from the North Carolina State University Industry Expansion Solutions.  This milestone recognizes organizations that have implemented an integrated approach to organizational performance management as measured by the Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework.  North Carolina Secretary of Commerce John Skvarla presented […]

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