EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intervala, LLC, a full-service manufacturer of high-reliability, precision electronic and electromechanical products, announced today that Joe Benz has joined the Company as director of operations. Benz’s career in operations management and engineering spans more than 30 years in a variety of technology driven industries, including medical, industrial, commercial, and military. In this newly created role, Benz will lead Intervala’s electronics manufacturing operations with responsibility for production, production control, and manufacturing engineering, and will direct continuous improvement initiatives and programs for the Company. He reports to Chief Operating Officer Scott Gustafson.
“We are excited that Joe has chosen to join our team and put his significant leadership and operations experience to work for Intervala”
Benz joined Intervala from Conelec Electronic Manufacturing where he served as vice president of operations. He previously was employed as operations manager for Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc., and its predecessor LaBarge, Inc. During his extensive career, Benz also held operations management and engineering positions with Sound Technology Inc., C-COR, Inc., and Moog Inc. He earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
“We are excited that Joe has chosen to join our team and put his significant leadership and operations experience to work for Intervala,” said Teresa Huber, president and CEO. “Joe’s background and expertise will help us take our manufacturing operations to the next level. In addition, his commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement will allow us to enhance our partnerships with customers and continue to grow and compete in our target markets.”