Assistance Grants Help Entrepreneurs Commercialize Their Ideas

Dec. 22, 2014

HUNTINGTON Registration is underway for assistance to help entrepreneurs, small businesses and manufacturers turn their ideas into commercial opportunities.

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National Foundation Awards Grant for 3D Printing Camps

Dec. 9, 2014

 HUNTINGTON – For the second year, a national education foundation has rewarded the 3D Printing efforts of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing. A grant will enable RCBI to offer camps for youngsters across West Virginia.

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Apprenticeships Benefit Manufacturers, Employees

 Dec. 3, 2014

Are you interested in enhancing the machining skills of your employees? To help individual manufacturers develop and enhance their machinist-employees, the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) is seeking companies to participate in registered Machinist Apprenticeship Programs in Huntington and Bridgeport.

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RCBI, Marshall Host FIRST LEGO League Tournament

Nov. 19, 2014

HUNTINGTON — More than 300 individuals attended the FIRST LEGO League Regional Qualifier Nov. 15 at Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) in downtown Huntington.

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RCBI Makes Art Accessible with 3D Printing Technology

Nov. 11, 2014

HUNTINGTON — A partnership between the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) and the Huntington Museum of Art is helping make art more accessible to visually impaired visitors to the museum.

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RCBI Staff Members Elected to Leadership Posts

November 12, 2014

HUNTINGTON — Two staff members of the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) were elected in October to one-year leadership positions of a regional business organization.

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Interns gain practical experience, assist professionals 

Oct. 14, 2014

HUNTINGTON — Four young people worked as interns for the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) this summer, completing important projects for RCBI while gaining valuable experience for themselves.

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 West Virginia Makes Festival 2014

The first West Virginia Makes Festival is in the books. Hundreds of participants joined more than 30 design challenge competitors and more than 150 K-12 students for the first festival, which was hosted Friday, Oct. 3 in downtown Huntington by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

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RCBI Hosts Grant-writing Workshop Oct. 30 in Wyoming County


Oct. 24, 2014

HUNTINGTON — Do you want information about grants available for small businesses, civic, health and community organizations as well as to students, educators and entrepreneurs across southern West Virginia?

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RCBI Staffer Named to National 3D Printing Group

August 28, 2014

HUNTINGTON — Lucinda Curry, the director of workforce and recruiting development at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI), has been selected to join a national committee formulating education and use of 3D Printing technology.

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