Where We Lead, Industries Follow.
NC State’s deep expertise in energy, biomanufacturing and nonwoven textiles has encouraged businesses in those industries to form clusters in North Carolina.
Pharmaceutical firm Merck has three shifts a day manufacturing chickenpox vaccine at its plant in Durham, N.C.
Novartis built the world’s first large-scale factory for producing flu vaccine via cell culture (instead of growing vaccine in poultry eggs) in Holly Springs, N.C.
ABB develops power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact (located on Centennial Campus).
Green Energy Corp. provides software engineering services to energy companies and delivers software products to enable the smart grid of the future (located on Centennial Campus).
DuPont manufactures Sorona, a corn-derived polymer, at its plant in Kinston, N.C.
Kimberly Clark, manufacturer of Huggies diapers, has invested $40 million in its plant in Lexington, N.C.