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Libra Industries Sponsors 5th Annual AWT RoboBot Competition

May 06, 2015

2015 AWT RoboBot Competition.

2015 AWT RoboBot Competition.

Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, recently sponsored and participated in the 2015 AWT RoboBot Competition. This marks Libra Industries’ fifth year participating in the competition.

With a record-breaking 35 teams competing, the AWT had a full house at Lakeland Community College. Libra Industries and Focus Manufacturing coached the Mentor High School students to develop two RoboBots this year. With the double elimination bracket, Focus Manufacturing got knocked out early in the competition and Libra Industries came in 7th place.

The Alliance for Working Together (AWT) was established in 2002 as a small informal group to discuss topics of interest and as a way to reach out to other manufacturers in the region. The AWT has since been meeting to address issues, challenges and best practices. Rod Howell, CEO of Libra Industries has been a board member of the AWT for since early on. The AWT consortium now includes more than 100 manufacturing companies. The AWT Foundation’s mission is to promote the development of rewarding careers in manufacturing for the long-term success and growth of manufacturing community.

Libra Industries continues to invest to provide customized manufacturing solutions to help make its customers more competitive and improve their profitability. For more information, visit www.libraind.com.


Libra Industries is a leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) serving OEMs with complex or technologically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in a broad range of industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and LED lighting. Four world-class manufacturing facilities allow Libra Industries to provide customers with manufacturing flexibility including complete system build, module and subassembly production, as well as simple to complex PC board assembly. With an ongoing commitment to investment in people, quality systems, and the latest manufacturing equipment and processes, Libra Industries is committed to managing their clients’ products from initial design and prototype to full production; assisting their clients in their efforts to improve time to market, reduce total systems cost, and increase quality.

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