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Libra Industries Installs Its Fifth Juki Line

Jul 24, 2015

Ron Shorts – Operations Manager, and Clayton Carr, Applications Engine.

Ron Shorts – Operations Manager, and Clayton Carr, Applications Engine.

Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, is pleased to announce that it has purchased and completed the installation if its fifth line from Juki Automation Systems (JAS), Inc. The new line consists of a GKG Precision Machine Paste Printer, KE-2070E, KE-2080E, TR6DER and Shenzhen JT Automation RS-800II 8 zone oven.

The line has been installed at Libra Industries’ Plant Three in Lake County, Ohio, where the company offers state-of-the-art Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) as well as wire harness and cable assembly. The new line includes sales and service from JAS, Inc.

Libra Industries and JAS, Inc. have been working together for more than 25 years. Libra Industries selected JAS, Inc. once again because of the attentive, consistent customer service it has received over the years. “This new SMT line will significantly increase capacity in our Willoughby facility through improved component placement speed and accuracy,” commented Ron Shorts, Operations Manager at Libra Industries. “Also, adding this state-of-the-art Juki line to this facility will help us maintain a cost competitive advantage, which will benefit both Libra Industries and our customers.”

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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