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The Robert C. Byrd Institute

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Women excel in RCBI welding program

You may be aware of the significant contributions of Rosie the Riveters, but you may not know that during World War II, working alongside Rosies in factories, shipyards and munitions plants was another essential group of women: Wendy the Welders. In fact, during...

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New machining, welding classes begin in January

Individuals looking to start their career journeys or train for jobs in the in-demand fields of machining and welding don’t have to wait until fall 2023 to get started. The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI)’s nationally recognized Machinist Technology/CNC and Welding...

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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)