Statement by Charlotte Weber, Director and CEO of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), on the Death of U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd:

“The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing – RCBI – is part of the legacy that one of America’s greatest Senators leaves behind.

“RCBI proudly stands as a tribute to the keen vision of Senator Robert C. Byrd. He will always be remembered as a fearless champion who fought tirelessly for all West Virginians and for our great nation.

“Today, we lost a legendary statesman, a great leader, and a true friend. We will honor his memory and his legacy by continuing the mission he envisioned for the Robert C. Byrd Institute.”