North Carolina Defense Manufacturing Support Community Program Innovator Showcase

In 2021, the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC) awarded North Carolina State University Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) one of five grants under the Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program (NC DMCSP). The NC DMCSP aims to make long-term investments in critical skills, facilities, workforce development, research and development, and advanced […]

Business NC Virtual Manufacturing Roundtable

It’s an understatement to say that manufacturing is a vital part of the North Carolina economy. North Carolina manufacturers produced $92.54 worth of goods in 2021, accounting for 17.2 percent of the state's total economic output. As of April 2022, North Carolina had 471,500 active workers in manufacturing, making it one of the top employers […]

Defense Technology Symposium (DTS)

The Defense Technology Symposium (DTS) is hosted by Senator Richard Burr, Senator Thom Tillis, Fayetteville Technical Community College, the North Carolina Military Business Center, the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office and the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology & Innovation. This event is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development […]

Leadership Initiative Information Session

Learn more about the Talent First Economics peer-learning community cohort and NC State University's new NC Workforce Development Leadership Initiative Based on stakeholder feedback, and in an effort to be inclusive to all communities and regions, the Institute for Emerging Issues has expanded the entities who can apply to the Talent First Economics Cohort. In […]

Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina Contest (Nominations)

The North Carolina Chamber is hosting its third annual "Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina" contest that runs from August 8-October 6. Visit the website coolestthingmadeinnc.com between August 8 and August 19 to nominate your favorite North Carolina products! Nominees will be unveiled on the website on August 25.

Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina Contest (Voting Period)

Voting period: August 25 – September 30 The North Carolina Chamber is hosting its third annual "Coolest Thing Made in North Carolina" contest that runs from August 8-October 6. Visit the website coolestthingmadeinnc.com between August 8 and August 19 to nominate your favorite North Carolina products! Nominees will be unveiled on the website on August 25. Contest […]

Building a More Collaborative Advanced Textiles Ecosystem in Support of the Department of Defense

Join the Defense Alliance of North Carolina(DANC) Science & Technology Committee and NC State Industry Expansion Solutions(IES) on Thursday, August 25 at Gaston College Kimbrell Campus in Belmont, NC. This will be the first of a series of events in support of the  NC Defense Manufacturing Community Support Partnership (NC DMCSP). Learn about NC State's Department of Defense (DoD) […]

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The Untapped Talent Pool: Apprenticeships

This webinar will highlight how apprenticeship programs can assist you in filling your workforce needs and what incentives exist for your company to take advantage of these programs.

Navigating Supply Chain Challenges Webinar

What challenges does supply chain management face today? How can they be overcome? Supply chains are complex networks of suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, customers, and other stakeholders who collaborate to deliver goods or services from raw materials to consumers. The complexity of these systems makes them prone to disruptions, such as natural disasters, cyber-attacks, labor […]

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MSC Industrial Supply Co. – MFG Day 2022

MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leader in innovative metalworking distribution, solutions and services, is hosting a virtual event in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Flex Machine, Mitutoyo and other leading manufacturing partners focused on innovation, sustainability and careers in the manufacturing world. Join us and you will experience a virtual tour in a state […]

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Building a More Collaborative Advanced Textiles Ecosystem

Catawba Valley Community College 2550 US Hwy 70 SE, Hickory

Hosted by the Defense Alliance of North Carolina (DANC) and North Carolina State Industry Expansion Solutions (NCSU IES)  in support of the North Carolina Defense Manufacturing Community Support Partnership (NC DMCSP) "Building a More Collaborative Advanced Textiles Ecosystem" Forum Invited keynote speakers and special guests include representatives from NC State Industry Expansion Solutions, Defense Alliance of NC, […]

The Business Impact of Ergonomics webinar

Most companies only consider ergonomics after their bottom line is negatively affected by an injury or workers’ compensation case involving a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). The reality is that being proactive in addressing ergonomic risk factors can lead to changes that may well improve productivity, quality and other key metrics at the facility. Read More » […]