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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.


  • 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 […]


  • Small Shop, Big Results

    Oowee Products, a small manufacturer of specialty beverage accessories, started as a hobby in its founder’s home workshop; as it grew, the company needed to standardize its processes and streamline its operations.


  • In the Race to Success, MWW Stays Ahead of Competition

    MWW, Inc. needed to maintain its lightning-quick speed in which it produces and delivers made-on-demand products to its customers. NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) helped deliver a business assessment that illuminated areas where time and resources were being wasted. As a result, MWW identified more than $2.3 million in savings, attributable to improvements made after the assessment solution was implemented .


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