Industrial Expansion Solutions

NC State University's Industry Expansion Solutions is a manufacturing outreach program focused on helping business and industry increase productivity, efficiency, quality, and profits. IES provides education and technical assistance to business and industry across the state. IES works one-on-one with small and medium sized manufacturers to help them stay competitive while saving jobs and increasing profits. The IES staff helps companies with improvements, the use of modern practices, and new technology. IES provides education, training, and technical assistance on a variety of topics, including:

  • Direct engineering and technical assistance
  • Industrial management assistance
  • Advanced Standards (Six Sigma and ISO)
  • Lean Enterprise Advancement Program
  • Environmental and Safety issues
  • Demonstrations and industry networking
  • Information resources

For additional information visit or contact Mary Tillery, IES Piedmont Triad Regional Manager at either (910) 622-5849 or