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Panel to Discuss Future of Manufacturing

Although manufacturing in the United States may not be producing at the same level it once did, various factors are converging and several downturned industries appear poised to resurge. During the 2013 West Virginia Business Summit, panelists will discuss "The Future of Manufacturing in West Virginia," 1:30 p.m., Aug. 28 at The Greenbrier.  The discussion [...]

Tech Park is an Engine for Economic Development

Economic development and advancement are cornerstones of the Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center's (MATRIC) mission, and our work environment at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park is an essential component of business growth throughout our region. Phil Halstead, the technology park's executive director, describes the site as "one of the top economic development projects [...]

Expert to Discuss the Industry of Nanotechnology

On Wednesday, Oct. 12, Dr. Craig Friedrich will trace the history of nanotechnology, its techniques and applications, along with the potential for industrial growth through nanoscale advances and innovations in science. Friedrich is professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan Technological University. Nanotechnology processes are characterized by the manipulation of matter on extremely small atomic and [...]

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