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August 6-8, 2013
In this course you'll learn about fiber properties, fabric identification and introductory microscopy techniques, fabric construction analysis and color measurement including properties of various classes of dyes.
August 13-14, 2013
North Carolina State University invites you to attend the 11th Annual Lean Six Sigma Forum. As we embark on the second decade of this event, we want to explore the power of people in organizations. This year’s theme, “People as Potential: Employee Engagement and Human Capital,” seeks to hear how companies are working toward fully engage employees to recognize their potential and leverage that into bottom-line capital.
Continuing education is key to staying competitive and enjoying long-term economic success in today’s fast-paced, ever-changing marketplace. The Zeis Textile Extension Education for Economic Development Center is dedicated to promoting economic success in North Carolina and the nation by being a leading provider of professional education.
Our professional education programs offer classroom and hands-on training for all aspects of textile processing, covering topics from fibers to finished fabrics. This program encompasses a unique combination of on-campus workshops, online education and customized training courses, providing a broad range of options for our clients. Our courses offer accelerated training and simulation methods with maximum transfer of skills and knowledge to the workplace environment. The Textile Technology Certificate Program provides our trainees with an excellent means of credentialing and demonstrates their exposure to and grasp of essential skills and knowledge.
The NCSU Lean Six Sigma programs provide government agencies and manufacturing, service, and healthcare organizations with a proven methodology to significantly reduce costs and increase productivity. We offer training and certification for Green Belts, Black Belts and Master Black Belts through open enrollment courses or through our customized training program, in addition to providing advanced quality training courses for those outside of the certification programs.
TexLabs, housed in the $45M Model Manufacturing Facility at the College of Textiles, are a crossroads for industry and academia, helping to strengthen industry partnerships and providing a state-of-the-art platform for new product development and research. TexLabs also provide a unique opportunity for our course participants as they are a great environment for convenient, hands-on training in fiber science, knitting, weaving, fabric finishing and physical testing.
With our combination of technical course offerings, performance improvement training, integrated laboratory environments and knowledgeable, experienced faculty and staff, we offer a variety options to meet your professional education needs. Read more