Maker Vault Opens at RCBI

May 5, 2016

HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) is celebrating the opening of its new makerspace on Friday, May 13, from 2 to 6 p.m.

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Grants Boost STEM Activities

April 25, 2016

HUNTINGTON — The NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium has awarded the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) two grants that will advance STEM engagement among West Virginia students.

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RCBI Named a "Top" Resource for W.Va. industry

April 18, 2015

HUNTINGTON — Southern Business & Development magazine has awarded the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) a top berth in three categories in the "Best of West Virginia" section of its annual review.

 

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RCBI to Host SkillsUSA 3D Printing Competition

April 12, 2016

BRIDGEPORT — Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) will host West Virginia’s inaugural Additive Manufacturing competition for students during the SkillsUSA State Championships April 16.

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RCBI Receives Governor’s STEM Grant to Support 3D Printing Camps

March 14, 2016

HUNTINGTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) received a grant from the Governor’s STEM Initiative to support its 3D Printing Camps.

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 RCBI Machinist Program Earns National Reaccreditation

 March 4, 2016

 HUNTINGTON — The Machinist Technology/CNC Program offered at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) in Huntington has earned reaccreditation from the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS). The five-year recertification followed a rigorous examination that determined the RCBI program continues to meet or exceed benchmark quality standards established by NIMS on behalf of the nation’s precision manufacturing industry.

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RCBI Helps Fayette County Business Grow 

Jan. 27, 2016

HUNTINGTON— The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) helped the owners of a small Fayette County company expand their business by tapping Additive Manufacturing, better known as 3D printing. As West Virginia’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center, RCBI provides assistance to companies and entrepreneurs so they can take advantage of this innovative technology.

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Entrepreneur Wins Vanguard Agriculture Competition

Feb. 29, 2016

CHARLESTON — A Putnam County entrepreneur is the winner of the 2016 Vanguard Agriculture Competition sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI).

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RCBI Presents Lunch & Learn on Mastercam 3D Design Software

Feb. 16, 2016

SOUTH CHARLESTON — The Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) will present a Lunch & Learn focused on Mastercam 3D design software at its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Center located on the Marshall University South Charleston campus (100 Angus E. Peyton Drive).

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RCBI Offers Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

Feb. 15, 2016

HUNTINGTON — A multi-week course covering Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training is being presented by the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI). Scheduled at RCBI Huntington (1050 Fourth Ave.) through SAI Global, the course will run daily May 9-13 and June 6-10. The highly interactive course requires each participant to select a project on which to work as well as purchase of Minitab Statistical Software.

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