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Cyclops named family-owned small business of the year

Cyclops named family-owned small business of the year

Cyclops Industries of South Charleston has been named Family-Owned Small Business of the Year in West Virginia by the District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Founded more than 60 years ago, the company manufactures safety sight glasses for...

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RCBI awards drone technology to 20 West Virginia schools

RCBI awards drone technology to 20 West Virginia schools

In phase two of its first-of-its-kind program, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University will award drone kits and related technology to 20 schools across West Virginia to spur innovation among agricultural educators and students. RCBI also will...

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RCBI transforms ideas into innovations

RCBI transforms ideas into innovations

Every day, mechanical engineers and industrial technicians working collaboratively with clients of the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University assist in tackling complex manufacturing challenges. With 700 years of combined industrial experience, the...

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Collaboration is key to building strong workforce

Collaboration is key to building strong workforce

By Charlotte Weber Thanks to many strategic partners who are pulling the rope in the same direction, our moment as a state is here! We are building momentum and collaborating across academic institutions, government agencies and private organizations. This teamwork is...

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RCBI to launch Military to Manufacturing training program

RCBI to launch Military to Manufacturing training program

A new five-week manufacturing training program about to launch at Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will prepare veterans and transitioning military personnel for jobs as computer-controlled machine operators. “Manufacturers across our region have...

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