RCBI Celebrates National Manufacturing Day Oct. 4 with Technology Demos and Tours

September 25, 2013

The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) invites the community to join its celebration of National Manufacturing Day Friday, Oct. 4.

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RCBI Scholarship Fund Established at Mountwest

September 10, 2013

A new scholarship fund for students at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) has been established at Mountwest Community and Technical College.

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Sept. 19 Workshop at RCBI to Focus on Innovation, Technology

September 5, 2013

The third in a series of workshops focusing on the needs of innovation and technology-based companies is scheduled Sept. 19 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, 1050 4th Ave. in downtown Huntington.

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Skilled Machinists Join RCBI Bridgeport

September 5, 2013

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing has hired two new skilled machinists at the RCBI Bridgeport Advanced Technology Center.

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RCBI Hosts Advanced Composites Forum

June 10, 2013

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – An Advanced Composite Materials Forum, hosted by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), will be conducted Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the RCBI Huntington Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, located at 1050 Fourth Avenue in downtown Huntington.

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RCBI Offering 3D Printing Summer Camps

June 10, 2013

HUNTINGTON – 3D Printing is revolutionizing today’s manufacturing. Now sixth through ninth grade students have an opportunity to experience first-hand some of the world’s most exciting manufacturing technology right here in the Tri-State this summer.

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New Machining Technology at RCBI

May 8, 2013

Manufacturing workers can be more productive with integrated milling and turning operations thanks to new equipment now available at the RCBI Huntington Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center.

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RCBI Creates Robotics Workforce Training Program to Meet Needs of 21st Century Manufacturing

April 30, 2013

Continuing to develop the skilled, high-paying workforce that industry increasingly demands is at the heart of a new partnership announced Tuesday, April 30, during a showcase event at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

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Community Meeting Launches New Federal Program to Accelerate Business Growth in Southern Counties

March 18, 2013

Athens, W.Va. -- Congressman Nick J. Rahall co-hosted a special community meeting of the Third District Accelerator today at Concord University. The event brought together leaders from a 10-county region of southern West Virginia to hear about this unique opportunity to accelerate growth in advanced manufacturing and tourism across southern West Virginia.

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Advances at the Robert C. Byrd Institute

March 13, 2013

At the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing, you can hold the future in your hands. Literally. Since 2009, RCBI has been working with and developing processes of 3D printing, or, as it is now called, “Additive Manufacturing."

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