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February 25, 2013

Carbon Fiber Composites

Carbon Fiber Composites of Ona, West Virginia, was able to use the state-of-the-art equipment at the Robert C. Byrd Institute for Advanced Flexible Manufacturing (RCBI) to accelerate growth through TechConnectWV’s StartUp West Virginia Manufacturing program. Hear owner Brian Alley talk about how the program has allowed him to realize his dreams in this broadcast on […]

February 25, 2013

Wallace Metal Works

TechConnectWV’s StartUp West Virginia Manufacturing program has allowed Wallace Metal Works of Charleston to increase production speed, expand their market, and improve sales.  Read about the success of this firm here. Also, Wallace Metal Works and RCBI are profiled in this Charleston Daily Mail feature story. Startup West Virginia Manufacturing is a program funded by the U.S. […]

May 3, 2012

Aither Chemicals, LLC

Aither Chemicals, LLC – formed as a spin-off from MATRIC to commercialize a patent pending integrated process for creating ethylene-derived, value-added chemical products using a single efficient, integrated system. Aither’s process is designed to work on a smaller scale with less start-up costs than traditional steam cracker plants. In August 2011 the WV Jobs Investment […]

May 3, 2012

Air Robotics, Inc.

Air Robotics, Inc – Air Robotics manufactures small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) which are equipped with cameras or other sensors to collect digital data. The data is then processed into a digital terrain model, photographic overlay, or map showing, among other things, chemicals on the ground and in the water. The technology has been tested […]