Expo to connect businesses to manufacturing supply chain at Constellium

Aug. 12, 2020

The Robert C. Byrd Institute at Marshall University and Advantage Valley in conjunction with American Electric Power (AEP) and the West Virginia Development Office will sponsor a Virtual Supply Chain Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. to link businesses with Constellium, a major West Virginia manufacturer that serves aerospace, defense, transportation, marine, and other industrial markets.

Participants will hear directly from the purchasing office at Constellium about its needs, which include:

  • Non-destructive testing
  • Hydraulic hoses & fittings
  • Industrial general contractors (mechanical/electrical)
  • Pallets – custom size, daily deliveries
  • Waste management – recycling or disposal services
  • Surveyors – equipment alignment (not land surveyors)
  • Overhead cranes – service and parts
  • Abatement services / insulation
  • Furnace refractory demolition services
  • Metal machine shop or fabrication services
  • Repair and manufacturer of equipment
  • Professional engineering services
  • Fire suppression systems
  • HVAC parts
  • Portable toilets
  • Industrial cleaning / vac services

The event is free. Register at www.rcbi.org/go/septexpo. The expo is a project of RCBI’s Appalachian Hatchery, which is part of POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization), a multi-agency initiative that delivers federal resources to help communities affected by job losses in coal mining and related industries. Funding is provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission, U.S. Economic Development Administration and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

For more information, contact Derek Scarbro at or 304.781.1684.