Close-Out Report for FY2002 - FY2005, DARPA Agreement
Final technical rept.
MARSHALL UNIV HUNTINGTON WV
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The mission of RCBI is to develop a capable, responsive and high quality manufacturing supplier base for the Department of Defense DoD and its commercial sector markets. This focused mission includes particular research and development activities on behalf of and with our manufacturing client base. RCBI has worked with manufacturers across its service region to improve their manufacturing and operational practices. RCBI has introduced new technologies and provided technical training utilizing a variety of multi-media strategies as well as continued its well respected hands-on approach, shop-floor assistance and access to the latest computer-controlled manufacturing equipment. RCBI maintained direct contact with industrial developments, DoD agencies and their primes across the country to bring new approaches, applied research development activities and technologies to manufacturers throughout our service region. Further, RCBI worked to build and encourage links among manufacturers across our service region, as well as ones with DoD offices and their primes that needed specialized manufacturing capacities this effort encouraged mutually beneficial business interactions through effective networking and partnership opportunities. RCBI worked to build linkages between manufacturers in our service region and DoD offices that have the need of a specialized manufacturing capacity. We also worked to bring the manufacturing base of our region together with major suppliers to the DoD.
- Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems