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May 25, 2017

Calling the US Home

For over 30 years, Planar, a Leyard company, and now Leyard International, has continually ran US manufacturing operations in service to North American and global customers. We and other companies who are headquartered or have major operations in the United States are innovating technologies, manufacturing products, and servicing local customers. I recently sat down with our vice president of operations, Rob Baumgartner, to talk about what makes the company USA Proud and the reasons why Planar and Leyard, and other brands, continue to invest here. Describe your US operations. We have offices and a factory in a suburb of Portland, Oregon. We have More…

Clarity Matrix , Planar DirectLight , Planar UltraRes , Charity , USA Proud

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Dec 01, 2016

Leyard Stars Education Fund Assists a School in Tibet

A delegation from Leyard and the employee sponsored non-profit in China, called the Leyard Stars Education Fund, visited the snow-covered plateau of Quinghai Guoluo in Tibet to visit the Diajilizhong Tibetan Medical Vocational School. The school provides free tuition and accommodation to disabled and orphaned children, along with children of poor families in the region. The delegation visited the classrooms, dormitories, and a home of one of the students in a remote village. Droma, the student whose home they visited, commented, “I want to be a Tibetan medicine doctor in the future, bringing benefits to the people and changing the fate of myself and More…

Leyard Stars Education Fund , Charity , Community Outreach

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Jul 25, 2016

Students Visit Leyard Headquarters

Currently in China, there are 61 million abandoned children, 35 million migrant children, and 40 million children who are living in destitute areas. In 2014, Leyard Siyuan Stars Education Fund was launched in an effort to assist students from low-income families or who are obliged to drop out of school. It focuses on remedying the difficulties that students face in order to provide them with an opportunity to change their destiny through knowledge and education.  Thanks to Siyuan Stars Education Fund, Leyard Hope School (Nanmuping Middle School) has been the focus of Leyard’s charitable efforts for many years, providing funding for several projects More…

Charity , Education , Leyard Hope School