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Archive - Manufacturing - NC State University Industry Expansion Solutions

  • MFG Day 2021

    On this day, thousands of manufacturers across the nation will open their facilities to students, teachers, parents and neighbors to highlight what they do and change perceptions about what manufacturing is. If you can, please visit a manufacturer. It will be interesting, enlightening and hopefully perception-changing.


  • 2020 mfgCON Call for Speakers

    Are you eager to share your best practices and industry expertise with North Carolina manufacturers? We are looking for new ideas and speakers to present thought-leading and inspiring sessions to […]


  • MFGCON 2018 Rescheduled to November 12-14

    RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership and Business North Carolina  has announced that due to the projected severity of Hurricane Florence’s effects on Central and Eastern North […]


  • Have a “Made in NC” Easter

    We have a saying around here that in NC, we make everything from tortilla chips to microchips, and one of my favorite activities is helping people discover all the amazing products that are made in North Carolina. With Easter around the corner, let’s focus on how to have a celebration that is made in North Carolina.


  • mfgCON 2016: What We Learned and Who We Recognized

    The theme of mfgCON 2016 could easily have been “Modern Manufacturing Challenges and How to Meet Them.” In between sessions and during networking coffee breaks over October 18 and 19, I heard folks talking with their peers about pressing issues like employee retention, digital disruptors, and creating culture shift—mfgCON creates a unique space in which we can not only learn about the challenges facing our sector, but really bounce ideas off of one another and hear what has worked, and what hasn’t.