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Liberty Electronics, Inc. Q1-2019 Recap Newsletter

Hello, there

Spring is in full swing and hopefully the snow is done falling for the season. 2019 is moving quickly so far, and the second quarter is already underway at Liberty Electronics. We wanted to highlight some community and company news, including our work with the Oil City High School. In this newsletter, we also have some information about our program for manufacturing reps along with some educational articles on light rail projects and taking care of your bottom line through outsourcing. I hope you find these insights to be useful and valuable for your teams. If you have any questions or feedback, please let me know. Feel free to share this news with your network as you see fit either by forwarding on this email or using this link: Thank you! - Scott Anderson  


As Liberty Electronics continues into 2019, we are thankful to be having such a productive and impactful year so far. We enjoy working with the local schools in the region, as it reminds us how important this next generation is to the future for all of us. I can assure you that we are in great hands with these remarkable STEM team members paving the way.  At Liberty, we also continue to emphasize the value our relationships bring us and are continuing to invest in our Manufacturing Rep Network. Our goal is continue to work together to finish the first half of 2019 strong in relationships, partner satisfaction, and transparent communication. Enjoy your summer! - John L. Dumot   


Oil City High School STEM Team STEM-Team

Each year, Liberty Electronics has the privilege and opportunity to work with a number of local schools, colleges, and universities in the local region. From participating in Career Days, to  interacting  more directly at the high school level as team mentors  with various Robotics and STEM teams.

This past March, one of the teams that we sponsor, the Oil City High School STEM team, won the competition at the regional level in the statewide Governor’s STEM Competition held at the RIU6 in Clarion with their ‘Cuptastrophe’ device.

This year’s theme for the competition is “Improving Pennsylvania Through STEM.” Teams of high school students from across the state have been challenged to research, present, and design a device or project that can make the quality of life better for citizens of Pennsylvania. The device will accomplish a series of practical tasks that can be translated into real life needs.

In the identification and research of a team’s authentic problem, students have engaged with their local communities to learn about STEM-related careers. Developing solutions to problems rooted in the community will build the skills necessary for students to be successful in postsecondary STEM opportunities.

To culminate the experience, students will be asked to present their findings and explain the practical applications of their device to a panel of judges. The challenge will test teams’ communication, problem solving, and critical thinking skills while providing a unique opportunity to share their creativity with students from across the state.

The 2019 state competition will be held May 9-10 at Dixon University in Harrisburg.

STEM-2On April 10th, Liberty welcomed the OCHS STEM team Michael Horn, Grant Turner, Zack Bensink along with their teacher Ms. Wendy Masters for a tour of Liberty’s main Howard Street facility and an overview of the operations.

As part of the tour, the team had the opportunity to work with their team mentor, Liberty’s Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor, George Allman, to more closely examine some of the 3D printed components used in their project.

Best of luck in Harrisburg, and to their continuing success!


Are you part of our Manufacturing Rep Network? Be sure to check out the latest updates!

Liberty Electronics understands the vLiberty-Contract-Manufacturer-Rep-Programalue of partnerships. We believe the best partnerships are built on communication, dependability, and respect. These same fundamental qualities that bring us a high amount of repeat business, are also key to the strong relationships we have with our select network of manufacturing representatives. In our minds, success only comes when both parties see wins. This is why Liberty offers a structured program to help our manufacturing reps get those wins. Read more about the program here. 

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