FAYETTE, Ala. – Ox Bodies, Inc., manufacturers of dump truck bodies and end dump trailers, has hired Ray Lybarger as manufacturing manager where he will have direct responsibility for production and installation of products. He will report to Terry Campbell, general manager of the Ox Bodies facility in Fayette. 
 
Prior to joining Ox Bodies, Lybarger served as director of operations for Zodiac of North America in the manufacture of rugged inflatable and box boats. Prior to Zodiac of North America, he worked for JTI Manufacturing as plant manager in the manufacture of customized steel pipe supports for fiberglass piping.
 
Lybarger has 20 years experience in the heavy metal and marine industries involving overall operations and manufacturing with oversight in such areas as purchasing, materials, production, engineering, quality and warehousing. He is a U.S. Army veteran and has a Bachelor of Science degree in business operations management from Arizona State University-Phoenix.