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Off to another exciting year of student-industry engagement at NC State on cutting-edge supply chain projects

NC State SCRC

Duke Energy Sourcing Automation through AI: Sourcing Optimization through technology and artificial intelligence are becoming more readily available within the Supply Chain industry. This project is the e xtension of an executive workshop we ran last fall.

Bio-based Products Future is Promising, but Hurdles Exist

Supply Chain View from the Field

Unfortunately, The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard-bearer for classifying businesses and sectors. As an example, Chemical Manufacturing (NAICS 325) encompasses a variety of chemical manufacturing codes including petrochemicals (3251), but none for biobased chemicals. Manufacturers go through a certification process that has been developed in a partnership with ASTM International to ensure quality control and consistent results.