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Mission

IES partners with business and industry to transfer knowledge and support next-generation technologies.

Vision

We will be the state-wide leader in driving economic growth by delivering technology-driven solutions, providing educational services and leveraging our expertise and innovative partnerships.

Values

Integrity: Do the right thing – always!
Innovative Solutions: We foster creative talent to deliver high impact solutions to drive success.
Customer first: We uphold a culture of exceptional service.
Pursuit of Excellence: We partner to achieve measurable economic impacts for North Carolina and beyond.

 

 

Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused unit of NC State University. Our broad portfolio and deep industry expertise help organizations grow, innovate and prosper. Our extensive partnerships with business, industry, education and government generate a unique culture of collaboration that provides access to cutting-edge expertise, research, and technology.

 

Company History


 

1955

Founded in 1955; headquartered at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.

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1995

Expanded Capabilities in Manufacturing in 1995 with recurring NIST MEP funding. Made possible by state funding increase for required match.

 


 

2000

Since 2000, IES-led NCMEP has created $2.9 billion in added income to the North Carolina economy.

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2004

Industry Expansion Solutions has handled the operation of the Mineral Research Laboratory (MRL) in Asheville since 2004.

 

Services


Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Deployment

Business Growth Innovation and Marketing

Cybersecurity Strategies

Defense Industry Initiatives

Environment Energy and Sustainability Services

Evaluation Services and Resources Development

Industrial and Systems Engineering

Instructional Design

Leadership and Organizational Development

Management Systems and Quality

Process Optimization Services

Supply Chain and Supplier Matching

Workplace Health and Safety

 

The Team


Michael Mullins

Michael Mullins
Director, Defense Industry Initatives

michael_r_mullins@ncsu.edu
919.515.5735
(Defense Contracting)

Giles Beal

Giles Beal
Client Relations Manager

giles_beal@ncsu.edu
704.813.9350

Eric Taylor

Eric Taylor
Supply Chain Optimization Specialist

eric_taylor@ncsu.edu
919.513.4529
(Supply Chain)

Kami Baggett

Kami Baggett
Regional Manager: Piedmont Triad

kameron_baggett@ncsu.edu
919.830.7292
(Regional Manager Contact)

Lori Benn

Lori Benn
Regional Manager: Northeast

lbenn@ncsu.edu
919.988.7475
(Regional Manager Contact)

Robert Crew

Robert Crew
Regional Manager: Wake County

robert_crew@ncsu.edu
919.830.2941
(Regional Manager Contact)

Alex Easley

Alex Easley
Regional Manager: Eastern

alex_easley@ncsu.edu
910.617.5650
(Regional Manager Contact)

Jennifer Fielder

Jennifer Fielder
Regional Manager: Southwest

jennifer_fielder@ncsu.edu
704.380.0063
(Regional Manager Contact)

Anna Mangum

Anna Mangum
Regional Manager: South Central

anna_mangum@ncsu.edu
919.210.6050
(Regional Manager Contact)

Chris McGraw

Chris McGraw
Regional Manager: Western

chris_mcgraw@ncsu.edu
828.329.3119
(Regional Manager Contact)

Mitch Poteat

Mitch Poteat
Regional Manager: Research Triangle


919.607.0684
(Regional Manager Contact)

Mary Tillery

Mary Tillery
Regional Manager: Central Region

mary_tillery@ncsu.edu
910.622.5849
(Regional Manager Contact)

 

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Website

ies.ncsu.edu

Phone Icon

Phone

919.515.2358

 

 

What Customers are Saying


“We consider IES and NCMEP strategic partners and will continue to apply for assistance. We are blessed to have been selected as a participant and plan to use resources for current/future planning business development/retention and general operational improvements.”

Greg Martin, General Manager, Southland Electrical Company