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Stone named new EDA University Center director

J. “Deacon” Stone, director of the Center for Innovation at Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), has been promoted to director of the West Virginia EDA University Center, Charlotte Weber, RCBI director & CEO, announced today. University Center is...

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Inventors to gather at University of Charleston

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University invites all Mountain State inventors, aspiring inventors and those who are just curious –  as well as service providers – to gather June 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University of Charleston Innovation...

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Industrial Bolting brings manufacturing home to W.Va.

Mike McCown, owner of Industrial Bolting Technologies in Kanawha County, knows a thing or two about reshoring American manufacturing. By 2005, McCown had become a successful distributor of industrial tools. However, the hydraulic wrenches he was selling across the...

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RCBI Huntington

1050 Fourth Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701

Tel: 304.781.1625
or 800.469.RCBI (7224)

RCBI Charleston

100 Angus E. Peyton Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303

Tel: 304.720.7738
or 800.469.RCBI (7224)

RCBI Bridgeport

2400 E. Benedum Industrial Dr.
Bridgeport, WV 26330

Tel: 304.848.2270
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