• Advanced Manufacturing

    Manufacturers are the priority at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI). RCBI is the only statewide facility that provides manufacturers with regional access to advanced CNC equipment, affordable workforce development and technical training programs to develop new business and jobs in West Virginia. Read More
  • Additive Manufacturing

    The Additive Manufacturing (AM) revolution is underway, and with access to leading edge tools, such as 3D Printers, you can turn your innovative ideas into reality. Read More
  • Machinist Technology Program

    RCBI offers a wide variety of both standardized and custom training courses including the Machinist Technology Program which includes a college degree option. Read More
  • Business Development

    Business development is a priority for any business whether a small shop just starting out or a large corporation. West Virginia manufacturers are a model for business development and growth through cooperation. Read More
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Upcoming Events

  • Advanced Welding and Training Seminar Wed. September 28, 2016 (9:00 am - 5:00 pm) The Robert C. Byrd Institute is hosting “Welding: Bridging the Gap,” an Advanced Welding and Training seminar spo...
  • West Virginia Makes Festival Fri. October 07, 2016 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) will host the 2016 West Virginia Makes Festiv...
  • West Virginia Agricultural Innovation Showcase Tue. October 18, 2016 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) is hosting two West Virginia Agricultural Inn...