Peter J. Legnos
Peter is the founder and President of LBI, Inc. which was established in 1971. Since the inception of the company, Peter has, for 47 years, continuously managed the company as well as being the chief designer. Peter has many accomplishments in naval architecture, including boat design and marine systems design. His designs include a range of vessels from sail boats to commercial boats, ROVs, UUVs and USVs.
Peter is also the advisor to the Arctic Science Program at the U.S Naval Academy. He holds patents for the integrated tug/barge connection system. Pending patents include the AXIB buoy, air deployable underwater glider folding wing and control mechanism, and the pressure compensated submersible tether winch for towed arrays.
Senior Engineer/Operations Manager
Jim is the lead engineer responsible for design and manufacturing process development for LBI’s wide range of capabilities and products. He develops detailed production schedules that ensure the timely execution of LBI’s many projects. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, with a minor in Mathematics.
His expertise in weldment and mold manufacturing along with his background in product design supports all engineering staff and LBI projects. He plays a pivotal role in every phase of a project from bidding and design through fabrication and testing.
Marc is a part of the shop fabrication team at LBI and plays an important role in the CNC machining of the many engineered solutions that LBI produces.
He runs and maintains a 3-axis waterjet (Flowjet Mach 3), 3-axis CNC (MasterCam3000) router, a 3-axis mori Seiki SV-400 mill, a 5-axis CNC (Vernon MPM 5) pipe plasma cutter, and a 5-axis CNC (ThermwoodModel 67DT) router. His mechanical visualization and industry knowledge pave the way for an efficient and accurate final product.