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  • Lean 300: Facilitating Continuous Improvement Activities Raleigh

    Please note: In order to attend this course you must have completed Lean 200: Applying the Fundamentals. This 3-day course is designed to begin preparing participants with the information and training needed to facilitate successful kaizen events in an organization.  This classroom instruction will present for all facilitator knowledge levels.  Lean 300 utilizes team breakout sessions, exercises, […]


  • Lean 200: Applying the Fundamentals Raleigh

    Lean 200 encompasses two full days of hands on learning, and equips participants with practical tools and strategies to make significant and sustainable changes within their organizations. This is a 2-day, introductory course focused on the fundamental principles of Lean as well as the basic tools most organizations use to start their Lean journey. Participants […]


  • Lean product and process development workshop and tour

    Developing a new product is exciting and risky, but you can learn to reduce the risk so you can enjoy the excitement—and the payoff. Tour Ingersoll Rand and discover how lean design tools and lean product development can reduce costs, improve resource utilization and accelerate time-to-market for new products and services by eliminating non-value-added waste […]


  • 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.


  • IES Marketing Delivers New, Interactive Healthcare Solutions Brochure

    The Industry Expansion Solution’s Marketing Department has released a new, interactive Lean Healthcare brochure which allows clients and potential clients to learn detailed information about Lean Healthcare solutions from IES. The new brochure was developed to align with growing consumer consumption of digital media on mobile devices. The new brochure puts the Lean Healthcare lineup at […]


  • Richmond County Improves Customer Care with Lean

    In 2015, Richmond County was invited to participate in the Department of Health and Human Services sponsored Lean Improvement Initiative. Within the Richmond County Department of Social Services (DSS), all customer inquiry calls are routed to the Customer Care Center (CCU). Richmond County DSS signed on with the goal of improving its customer inquiry resolution […]


  • Small Business Runner-Up: Dollars in Collars

    Union County’s 2 Hounds Design, an IES client, recently received recognition as BusinessNC’s 2016 SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR RUNNER-UP. Company founder and President Alisha Navarro was profiled on BusinessNC’s website. Navarrro started 2 Hounds Design in 2003 with $500 and a sewing machine, and grew to employs 36 people at the Monroe plant making dog collars and harnesses. The story […]


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