Solutions

We exist to help you grow and prosper.

Our clients leverage our university and community connections and deep marketplace knowledge, and apply tailored business solutions that enable them to improve their operations and their bottom line. We also craft solutions to meet specific needs. If you have a challenge, we can find a solution— speak to us to discover the right fit for your business.

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Supplier Enhancement

We help developing suppliers to become more effective vendors to their customers and further benefit supply chain economy & communities.

Facility Energy Assessment

Energy use planning is a critical aspect of sustainable operations, and offers potential for huge savings, both in dollars and in natural resources. IES improvement specialists can help your company realize savings through energy assessments focusing on efficiency...

Leadership Development

IES helps develop leaders who embody the cultural values of their organizations, with the aim of creating a unified vision for the company and a workforce that cooperatively strives for a single goal.

Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence

NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) recommends that organizations should work towards world-class performance levels and be willing to make focused improvements in core business processes. In doing so, they should consider learning and applying the...

Evaluation and Assessment

Evaluation helps you make evidence-based decisions regarding program performance and improvement.

Operational Excellence

Embrace principles, systems, and tools that will support sustainable improvement, product quality and business growth.

Tech Scouting

Tech Scouting works for you by quickly and thoroughly, identifying new technologies and evaluating their potential to address your unmet needs.

MPP Certificate Program

A Growing Plastics Industry The plastics industry is the third largest manufacturing segment in the US, employing 1.4 million people and contributing $456 billion to the economy. Despite the size and value of the industry, educational programs for employees...

HazMat and HAZWOPER

There are numerous regulatory requirements surrounding hazardous materials, wastes and operations. NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) offers multiple training classes and on-site assistance programs for employees who manage or transport hazardous...

AS9100

Major aerospace manufacturers and suppliers worldwide require compliance and/or registration to AS9100.

Instructional Design

Build better solutions to address your learning goals. We provide curriculum development and training program solutions to scholastic, government, industry, and business organizations.

Carbon Footprint / Green House Gas Emission Inventory

A Green House Gases (GHG) emission inventory or Carbon Footprint – is the quantity of CO2 and other GHGs (CH4, N2O, HFCs, PFCs & SF6) emitted from a facility (either directly or indirectly) on an annual basis. Larger companies such as Walmart and others...

Third Party Evaluation

Third-party evaluation is an important service in assessing implementation of proposed program activities and evaluating the achievement of stated goals.

ISO 9001

Provide assurance to existing customers, and open the door for new ones. ISO 9001 standard provides guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements, and that quality...

Grant Evaluation

The demand for grant-funded program accountability is rising, as grant stakeholders and/or funding sources want to understand how programs are working compared to the plans laid out in original grant proposals. Third-party evaluation is an important service...

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