Morgantown entrepreneur wins RCBI Vanguard Agriculture competition

 Feb. 15, 2019

Charleston – Jordon Masters, owner of Morgantown-based MicroGenesis, a specialty produce greenhouse, is the winner of the 2019 West Virginia Vanguard Agriculture Competition. This is the fifth year for the competition, which is sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI). Masters was honored at the annual West Virginia Small Farm Conference in Charleston Friday afternoon.

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Expo to connect businesses to automotive manufacturers

Jan. 29, 2019

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) and Advantage Valley will sponsor an expo March 7 in Hurricane to link businesses with major West Virginia automotive manufacturers.

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RCBI, LIGHTS team to offer business, entrepreneur workshops

Jan. 29, 2018

One of the challenges business owners and entrepreneurs face is understanding customer needs and developing products and services to meet those needs.

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National Foundation bolsters RCBI 3D Printing/Maker Camps

Jan. 29, 2018

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) once again has received support for its popular series of 3D Printing  & Maker Camps from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the Foundation of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association.

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IoT workshop kicks off series for manufacturers

Jan. 29, 2019

The next industrial revolution is underway, and emerging technologies are the driving forces. Don’t get left behind. Learn how you can achieve a strategic advantage by embracing innovative new approaches to transform your business.

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Marcellus & Manufacturing Conference set for April 8-9

The West Virginia Manufacturers will host its 8th Annual Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference on April 8-9 at the Marriott Waterfront Place in Morgantown. It isn’t too early to make your plans and to take advantage of special early registration rates.

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RCBI machinist grad earns 10 national certifications

Jan. 29, 2019

Roger Craft of Scott Depot has become the first Machinist Technology/CNC student at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) to earn 10 certifications from the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) – on the first try.

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Bluefield business incubator set to open in March

 

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

 

   After nearly seven months of construction, the new Bluefield Commercialization Station soon will be ready for occupancy. Located in the old freight station on Bluefield Avenue, the $2.5 million project is designed to serve as a business incubator focusing on manufacturing and entrepreneurship.

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RCBI offering SolidWorks courses

January 17, 2019

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is offering SolidWorks Essential courses at each of its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centers.

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Cosco joins RCBI as Communications Specialist

Marketing and public relations veteran Kathy Cosco has joined the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) as Communications Specialist. As part of the Public Information team, Cosco will boost efforts to increase awareness of the innovative solutions and leading-edge technology RCBI provides to entrepreneurs, businesses and advanced manufacturers.

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