Libra Industries Names Future Electronics Partner of the Year for 2016


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Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, recently presented Future Electronics with its fourth annual Strategic Partnership Award. Libra Industries' President and CEO Rod Howell, presented the award to Norm Lelless, sales manager, and Steve Kemer, strategic account manager. Future Electronics is a worldwide leader in electronic components distribution, and is recognized as one of the most respected and innovative companies in the industry today.

Libra Industries has collaborated with Future Electronics over the past year, and in that time the company has seen 99.7 percent on-time delivery, and more than $22,000 in savings on material purchases. Additionally, the company has benefited from supply chain integration, including material requirements planning (MRP) share, bond program, and electronic data interchange (EDI).

Future Electronics' success is largely built upon its commitment to maintain close business partnerships with suppliers and customers, coupled with the strength of its commercial and technical competencies through all stages of the design-production cycle. Libra Industries' Purchasing Manager, Don Kerrick, commented: "Future Electronics' commitment to supply chain integration and customer service sets them apart in a distribution market that has struggled in those areas in recent years."

Founded in 1968, Future Electronics is headquartered in Montreal and operates in 169 locations in 42 countries around the world. The company has earned an impressive reputation for providing outstanding service and developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. For more information, visit www.futureelectronics.com.

About Libra Industries

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. Five 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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