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Advantage Valley Innovators Advancing the Way We Live


Advantage Valley innovators don’t just produce many of the products that make modern life possible, from fuel-efficient automotive engines and lightweight vehicle components to plastics and chemicals. They also are pursuing innovations that hold the promise of making life even better tomorrow.
The Advantage Valley region is advancing innovation in areas such as energy, chemicals, financial technology, technical engineering and software, thanks to its standout collection of research organizations and colleges and universities. Those assets include the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) in Huntington, a leader in additive manufacturing technology development.
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