Service Sets Bridgeport Company Apart

Once tennis partners, Ed Waske and Bob Martino are now business partners whose Bridgeport-based company, Engine & Airframe Solutions Worldwide, provides repair and maintenance services to aircraft companies around the globe.

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Champion Brake and Driveshaft

For a small manufacturer, taking on new business poses a challenge when the necessary state-of-the-art equipment required is too expensive to purchase. Rusty Efaw, owner of Champion Brake and Driveshaft in Grafton, solved this problem by collaborating with RCBI.

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Becker/SMC

Earlier this year, Becker/SMC faced a significant challenge. The Huntington-based manufacturer had been restructured and was using a new business management system, both of which complicated the recertification process for ISO 9001: 2008. 

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RCBI technology, expertise help NGK continue to thrive

NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. prides itself on being a state-of-the-art operation with a number of “firsts” on its resume, so it’s not surprising that the company is on the leading edge when it comes to Additive Manufacturing technology using 3D Printers.

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Custom Manufacturing Services Inc.

Custom Manufacturing Services Inc. (CMS), an established manufacturing services company in Princeton, W.Va., has benefited from a recent series of workforce training courses from RCBI that helps enhance its competitiveness and improve its quality. The company provides a wide range of turnkey manufacturing services including through-hole assembly of circuit boards, cable and harness assembly, electro-mechanical assembly, sheet metal fabrication, and finishing.

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Liberty Engineering and Machine finds equipment, expertise at RCBI

Liberty Engineering and Machine Inc. is a custom job shop located in Craigsville, W.Va., that specializes in CNC machining, industrial machining and metal fabrication services. In its first year of operation, the company has partnered with a regional company to help with sales of its products and services.

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Fulmin Industries LLC and Fulmin International Inc.

Robert Contaldi is a small business owner who twice now has benefitted from leveraging the equipment and staff expertise available at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (RCBI). He currently operates two high-tech companies in West Virginia -- Fulmin Industries LLC and Fulmin International Inc.; both are in Mineral County.

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Entrepreneur says training he received at RCBI contributed to his success 

Vintec Manufacturing LLC is a specialty parts and contract manufacturer in Poe, West Virginia. Founded in 2000 by owner/operator Vincent Dumrongkietiman, the Nicholas County company makes parts for the mining and automotive industries, industrial plants and the U.S. Department of Defense. Vintec recently moved its operations into a new, larger building to accommodate continued growth and business expansion.

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Mining Repair Specialists

Mining Repair Specialists is a privately owned company in southern West Virginia that has leveraged RCBI as a “testing and training” laboratory to help with the company’s expansion – including the addition of advanced manufacturing equipment and services. Based in Holden, the company has 34 employees.

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RCBI Helps Azimuth Retrofit U.S. Navy Vessel

When Azimuth Inc. needed help with work that would travel around the world, the north-central West Virginia engineering firm found assistance just a few miles down the road.

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