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Libra Industries, Inc.

A leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services serving OEM manufacturers dealing with complex or technically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in diverse industries and applications.

Mentor, Ohio, USA

Contract Manufacturer

  • Phone 440-974-7770
  • Fax 440-974-7779

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Andrew Williams Joins Libra Industries as Senior VP of Business Development

Jun 16, 2021 | Libra Industries today announced the appointment of Andrew Williams to Senior Vice President of Business Development. Williams will oversee all aspects of business development across all of Libra Industries' business, including sales, account management, marketing and overall commercial strategy. Williams will report directly to Jim Kircher, CEO.

Libra Industries Announces Senior Director of Operations

Jun 10, 2021 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Bore to Senior Director of Operations. Paul will serve as the operational lead of Libra's Precision Machining Center (PMC). Bore brings a wealth of experience in machining, continuous improvement, cost optimization, process implementation product flow and operational leadership.

Libra Industries Cleveland Facility Completes AS 9100D Certification

Jun 08, 2021 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the certification of its Cleveland facility's Quality Management System to AS 9100D.

Libra Industries Continues Growth with New Director of Inventory Control

May 10, 2021 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that JoLynn Zrnich (also known as JZ) has joined the team as Director of Inventory Control, reporting to Jeff Swenson, SVP Operations.

Libra Industries Appoints Senior Director of Operations at Libra – Dayton SI

Apr 29, 2021 | Libra Industries has named Bruce Parisey Senior Director of Operations of Libra Dayton SI.

Libra Industries Hires Experienced Financial Controller

Apr 23, 2021 | Libra Industries today announced the appointment of Terry Townsend as a Financial Controller.

Libra Industries promotes Jim Kircher to CEO with retirement of Rod Howell

Apr 15, 2021 | Libra Industries has named Jim Kircher as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kircher has held various executive positions within the contract manufacturing industry for the past 20 years and has more than 30 years of experience in various technical industrial manufacturing positions. He has distinguished himself in key roles with Jabil Circuit – where he held multiple leadership positions across 10 years and as a Vice President with Flextronics.

Libra Industries Promotes Cory McMaster to Senior Director of Operations of Its Dallas Facility

Apr 13, 2021 | Libra Industries today announced the promotion of Cory L. McMaster from "Acting" Operations Director to Senior Director of Operations at its Dallas facility. McMaster has clearly demonstrated a strong devotion and loyalty to the team in Dallas, epitomizing the company's expectation for its leaders.

Libra Industries Appoints Senior Vice President of Operations

Mar 26, 2021 | Libra Industries today announced the appointment of Jeff Swenson to Senior Vice President of Operations. Swenson will oversee global operations across all Libra Industries' locations, reporting directly Jim Kircher, CEO.

Libra Industries Promotes Jim Kircher to CEO with Retirement of Rod Howell

Jan 27, 2021 | Libra Industries has named Jim Kircher, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kircher has held various executive positions within the contract manufacturing industry for the past 20 years and has more than 30 years of experience in various technical industrial manufacturing positions. He has distinguished himself in key roles with Jabil Circuit – where he held multiple leadership positions across 10 years and as a Vice President with Flextronics.

Libra Industries Sees Growth in Mexico

Oct 04, 2020 | Libra Industries is excited to announce that it has seen strong growth since the acquisition of its facility in Guaymas, Mexico in January of this year. The company has completely integrated its world-class IT and business analytics infrastructure at the facility.

Libra Industries Dallas Passes ISO 13485:2016 Recertification

Aug 28, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that its Dallas facility has passed the recertification audit for its ISO 13485:2016 certification. With the recertification, Libra Industries – Dallas is equipped to serve the medical device industry with a proven quality management system.

Libra Industries Dayton Hires New VP of Operations

Jun 11, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Trever Winters to VP of Operations at its Dayton, OH facility. He will report directly to Libra Industries President, Rod Howell.

Mike Dometrovich joins Libra Industries Independent Rep Team

Jun 07, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Dometrovich to its independent manufacturers' representative team.

Libra Industries Dallas Announces Its Newest Program Manager

Jun 07, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Lindsey from Program Administrator to Program Manager at the company's Richardson facility.

Libra Industries Promotes Brian Whoric to Production Manager at Plant Two

May 25, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Whoric from Supervisor to Manager for all production teams in Plant Two.

Libra Industries continues to promote from within

May 18, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Megan Connolly from Lead Soldering Tech to Supervisor.

Libra Industries Promotes Mike Lynch to Director of Quality Assurance

Apr 20, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that Mike Lynch was promoted to Director of Quality Assurance. Lynch has been with Libra Industries for more than 12 years and was previously the company's Quality Assurance Manager.

Libra Industries Promotes 10-Year Employee

Mar 05, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Tracy Curry from Sr. Accounting Coordinator to Assistant Controller at the company's Mentor facility.

Libra Industries Promotes from Within

Feb 18, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Jocelyn Engelman from Jr. Accountant to Accountant. Engelman continues to grow in her experience in finance and is pursuing her accounting degree at Lakeland Community College.

Libra Industries Volunteers at Local STEAM Night

Feb 18, 2020 | Libra Industries is excited to announce that it will volunteer at the STEAM Night at its local Bellbrook Middle School In Ohio on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.

Libra Industries Acquires Benchmark’s Guaymas, Mexico Facility

Feb 01, 2020 | Libra Industries is excited to announce the acquisition of Benchmark Electronics’ Guaymas, Mexico Facility, effective Jan. 17, 2020.

Libra Industries Hires VP of Integrated Business Development

Jan 20, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that David Chavez has joined the company as the New Vice President of Integrated Business Development. In his new role, Chavez will help lead, develop and grow sales, targeting customers that need full integrated systems including electronics, machining, final assembly and test capabilities.

Libra Industries Quality & Manufacturing Managers Achieve Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Jan 15, 2020 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that Cory McMaster, Manufacturing Manager and Glenn Watson, Quality Manager have recently received their Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification. As professionals, they can now explain Six Sigma philosophies and principles, including supporting systems and tools. As Black Belts, they have a thorough understanding of all aspects of the define, measure, analyze, improve and control (DMAIC) model in accordance with Six Sigma principles.

Libra Industries Promotes Tom Dykeman to Executive Vice President of Business Development

Sep 02, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Dykeman to Executive Vice President of Business Development. For the past six years, Dykeman has been instrumental in growing the company as VP of Sales & Business Development.

Libra Industries’ Daniel McMaster Completes IPC CEPM Certification

Aug 30, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that Daniel McMaster, Manager of Program Management at its Dallas facility, completed his IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Certification.

Libra Industries’ Daniel McMaster Completes IPC CEPM Certification

Aug 30, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that Daniel McMaster, Manager of Program Management at its Dallas facility, completed his IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Certification.

Libra Industries Dallas Quality Manager Recertified as IPC Certified Trainer

Aug 29, 2019 | Libra Industries, is pleased to announce that Glenn Watson, Quality Manager at its Dallas facility, successfully completed his recertification as an IPC Certified Trainer for IPC-A-600 and IPC-A-610. Additionally, he became an IPC Certified Trainer for IPC-7711/7721. Watson has been with Libra Industries for more than 14 years.

Libra Industries Shows Continued Support for Local ‘Alliance for Working Together’ Competition

Aug 28, 2019 | Libra Industries, is proud to announce that its team received the Best Sportsmanship Award at the 2019 Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Annual RoboBot Competition.

From left to right: Kevin Malecek, Patrick Mohorcic, Ken Kay and Rod Howell

Libra Industries Shows Its Support of SMTA International with Sponsorship

Aug 12, 2019 | Libra Industries today announced that it will be the Conference Bag Sponsor for the upcoming SMTA International Exhibition, scheduled to take place September 24-25, 2019 at the Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Libra Industries Promotes Megan Lundblad to HR/Benefits Coordinator

Aug 04, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Megan Lundblad to HR/Benefits Coordinator. Lundblad was previously the company’s HR Assistant and quickly moved into a key position within the HR team.

CapitalWorks Invests in Libra Industries, Inc. as part of CapitalWorks Fund IV

May 27, 2019 | Cleveland private equity firm, CapitalWorks, announced today that it recently completed a majority investment in Libra Industries Inc. (“Libra”) in partnership with CEO, Rod Howell, the Howell family and the Libra management team.

Libra Industries Sponsors Local ‘Alliance for Working Together’ Competition

Apr 23, 2019 | Libra Industries is a silver sponsor of the Alliance for Working Together (AWT) Annual RoboBot Competition. The ninth annual AWT RoboBots Competition will take place April 27, 2019 at the Lakeland Community College in Kirtland, OH

Libra Industries Promotes Ashley Lanner to Master Scheduler

Mar 05, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Ashley Lanner to Master Scheduler. Lanner will work out of Libra Industries’ Plant Two, reporting to Vince Mihalek, Purchasing Manager.

Ashley Lanner.

Libra Industries Promotes Ryan Bodzenski to Program Manager

Feb 11, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Bodzenski to Program Manager. Bodzenski will work out of Libra Industries’ Plant Two, reporting to Roy Starks, Director of Program Management.

Ryan Bodzenski Program Manager.

Libra Industries Adds Robotic Conformal Coating Capability

Jan 15, 2019 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it purchased a Delta 6 robotic conformal coating/dispensing system from PVA. The system was installed at Libra’s Mentor facility last month.

Delta 6 robotic conformal coating/dispensing system.

Libra Industries Program Manager Jim Zelina Earns IPC CEPM Certification

Jan 14, 2019 | Libra Industries today announced that Jim Zelina, Program Manager, has passed his IPC Certified Electronics Program Manager (CEPM) Training and Certification course, and is now a CEPM. The course is designed to ensure that your team has the tools and training they need to provide the type of service that ensures clients for life.

Jim Zelina.

Libra Industries Sponsors ‘A Special Wish Foundation, Inc.’

Jan 12, 2019 | Libra Industries today announced that it had the privilege to sponsor a child for Christmas through A Special Wish Foundation, Inc. The company sponsored the Corsaro Family this holiday season by purchasing all the gifts from their son’s wish list. Their three-year-old son Maximus has X-linked Hydrocephalus (L1 CAM Syndrome). Thanks to A Special Wish Foundation, with the help of companies like Libra Industries, Maximus enjoyed a magical Christmas.

Libra Industries announces new inside sales associate

Oct 18, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Carpenter to Insides Sales.

Scott Carpenter.

Libra Industries Passes ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485 Re-Certification Audits

Oct 08, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that its Dallas, TX facility has successfully passed the re-certification audit for its ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2012 certifications. With the recertification, Libra Industries – Dallas is equipped to serve the aviation, space and defense as well as medical device industries with a proven quality management system.

Libra Industries Completes AS9100D Re-Certification

Oct 03, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that its Dallas, TX facility has successfully completed its re-certification for the AS9100 Rev D SAE International Aerospace Standard. This standard includes ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements and specifies additional aviation, space and defense industry requirements, definitions and notes.

Libra Industries Announces SMTAI Sponsorship

Sep 30, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it is the Conference Bag Sponsor for the upcoming SMTA International Exhibition, scheduled to take place Oct. 16-17, 2018 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Libra Industries proudly supports and sponsors the SMTA.

Libra Industries gifts 10-year employees with all-expense paid cruises

Aug 01, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce two additional service awards for Q2 2018. The company recognized the 10-year anniversaries of Mike Lynch, Quality Manager, and Ken Kay, Manufacturing Engineering Technician.

10-year anniversaries of Mike Lynch, Quality Manager, and Ken Kay, Manufacturing Engineering Technician.

Libra Industries Awards Two Employees for 15 Years of Service

Aug 01, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce its service awards for Q2 2018. The company recognized the 15-year anniversaries of Jen Collins, THT Light Assembly/Cell Lead, and Jan Plaxico, Materials Planner & Scheduler.

15-year anniversaries of Jen Collins, THT Light Assembly/Cell Lead, and Jan Plaxico, Materials Planner & Scheduler.

Libra Industries partners with CoPro Technologies for Mechanical Design / PCB Layout

Jul 16, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce that it has partnered with CoPro Technologies to support its customers with mechanical design and PCB layout services. Mechanical design support includes 3D CAD design, 2D drawings and Technical documentation+. Additionally, the company will support Libra Industries with evaluation of prototypes, DFM/DFA reviews and additive manufacturing.

Libra Industries Promotes Jim Zelina to Program Manager

Jul 02, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Zelina to the position of Program Manager. Zelina will be relocating to Plant Two and reporting to Roy Starks.

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jul 02, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jul 01, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

Libra Industries Appoints New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technicians

Jun 26, 2018 | Libra Industries is pleased to announce the promotion of two associates to New Product Launch & Component Engineering Technician. Adriane Page and Mike Simons will report to Roy Starks.

Libra Industries’ Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation Awards $22,500 in Scholarships during Annual Golf Outing

Jun 17, 2018 | Libra Industries recently sponsored the Christopher R. Howell Memorial Foundation’s 13th Annual Golf Outing that took place Monday, June 4, 2018 at the Kirtland Country Club. During the event, Libra Industries’ CEO Rod Howell awarded three scholarships totaling $22,500. The scholarships were awarded as follows:

From left to right: Ashley Zeier (Howell), Jenn Kiminas (Marketing & Communications Manager) and Veronica Felker (Program Manager).

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