Ned Librock Retires as President of Dynabrade

Dynabrade Inc., the USA manufacturer of industrial abrasive power tools, has announced that effective February 29, 2016, Ned T. Librock will retire as Company President. Mr. Librock joined Dynabrade in 2006 as Director of Marketing, and was appointed President in 2011. Previously Mr. Librock was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Columbus McKinnon.

Mr.Ned_Librock_web Librock stated, “I’ve had an extremely rewarding career of 35 years in the industry, and feel fortunate and humble to retire from such a fine organization as Dynabrade. The company has a vision for the future, dedicated long-term global employees, a strong senior management team and most importantly, loyal customers who like doing business with Dynabrade!”

Mr. Librock will remain with Dynabrade in the new role of President Emeritus and Advisor to the Board of Directors.

Assuming the title of Dynabrade President will be Hardy Hamann, who joined Dynabrade in 2015 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Hamann has held executive positions with Walter Mayer (now JPW), Hermes Abrasives and The L.S. Starrett Company.

Mr. Hamann stated, “I’m honored to assume the role of Company President. I’ve known for many years that Dynabrade is a recognized leader in the abrasive power tool industry. Within days of joining the company, the reasons were obvious. Our people are easy to do business with and committed to delighting the customer. We have a sales team of application experts who are end-user focused. Our engineering and manufacturing people are experienced craftsmen. Everyone works as a team with the shared goal of demonstrating The Dynabrade Difference.”

Established in 1969, Dynabrade is dedicated to the innovative design and manufacture of the finest in abrasive power tools, utilized for grinding, deburring, filing and sanding. The company supplies top-quality tools to customers through a worldwide network of professional distributors. Further information is available at: