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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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Business Growth

We help our clients create and implement customized plans for profitable growth and business continuity, substantially increasing their chances of success.

Environment and Energy

Businesses that operate with environmentally sound and sustainable processes improve their bottom line through cost savings and enhanced marketability. IES solutions can help your company reduce its environmental impacts and support regulatory compliance through...

Business Assessment

We can help small and medium size businesses optimize performance across multiple aspects of their organization. Our business assessment service is the first step in determining where you have growth opportunities. It allows us to determine where your business is...

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 in...

ISO 14001 Technical Assistance Program

We can provide your company training and assistance to develop their Environmental Management System (EMS) in order to achieve ISO 14001 registration.

Industrial Engineering

Industrial engineering bridges the gap between management goals and performance.

Team Development

Bring hands-on, high-energy sessions to your organization that result in swift trust and strong collaboration for teams to solve problems and achieve goals.

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.

Lean Healthcare

The same Lean principles that have saved countless businesses enormous amounts of time, energy and money can revolutionize your health care operation.


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 waste....

Grant Opportunity Identification

Highly qualified, experienced and accomplished grant writers can give you a decisive edge when competing for funding.

Regulatory and Compliance Training

What is compliance? Simply stated, compliance is the process of adhering to a set of guidelines or rules established by government agencies, standards groups or internal corporate policies. We offer a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help...

OHSAS 18001

OHSAS 18001 is very similar to ISO 14001, but instead of managing environmental issues, 18001 focuses on managing Occupational Health and Safety concerns. These include Job Hazards, OSHA regulatory requirements and potential emergencies. Similar to ISO 14001:2004,...

Strategic Positioning

Ensure that you have the right strategies in place to keep you on the forefront, while taking advantage of emerging opportunities that can help your organization grow.

Lean Sigma 180

Lean Sigma 180 takes a unique approach by starting with the improvement project first.  Unlike typical Lean Six Sigma training, our team of Lean Six Sigma experts will work with your senior leadership to identify specific improvement projects that are linked directly...

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