The Polymers Center provides polymer testing, polymer processing and workforce training to increase knowledge within emerging technologies in the plastics industry. It has the rare combination of equipment and expertise to analyze, troubleshoot and make recommendations. It offers engineering and testing capabilities, plastics compounding and workforce training for extrusion and injection molding. Its sister company, the Polymers Technology Center, can help companies with custom compounding needs and the development of new products and specialty compounds and researching new resin and additive combinations.
If you have a great product idea and ready to be your own boss, then Manufacturing Solutions Center Business Incubation space is right for you. Manufacturing Solutions Center can assist you in developing your product and getting it to market.
The University of North Carolina Charlotte, William States Lee College of Engineering, Industrial Solutions Laboratory provides cost-effective solutions to industry partners through state-of-the-art facilities, technical expertise, senior and graduate student educational projects and R&D and consulting with faculty.
The Program is multi-disciplinary with Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, Systems, Electrical Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology students participating. Typical teams include 5 students working for two semesters on your project. See examples of recent projects HERE. See examples of completed projects HERE.
We value companies that desire to be part of the ecosystem that creates the next generation of engineering talent for our communities.
Listen to the Clocking In interview with NCMEP Executive Director, Phil Mintz and Jim Hartman, Director of Industrial Solutions Laboratory.
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