Jabil Circuit, Inc. history, profile and corporate video
Jabil Circuit, Inc. provides worldwide electronic manufacturing services and solutions. The company provides electronics design, production, product management and repair services to companies in the aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer, defense, industrial, instrumentation, medical, networking, peripherals, storage & telecommunications industries. It operates its business through three segments: Diversified Manufacturing Services, Enterprise & Infrastructure and High Velocity Systems. The Diversified Manufacturing Services segment is comprised of dedicated resources to manage higher complexity global products in regulated and other industries and introduce materials and process technologies including design and aftermarket services to global customers. The Enterprise & Infrastructure segment encompasses networking, computing, storage, telecommunications sectors. The High Velocity Systems segment focuses on the particular needs of the consumer products industry, including mobility, display, set-top boxes and peripheral products such as printers and point of sale terminals. Jabil Circuit was founded by William E. Morean and James Golden in 1966 and is headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL.“
“Jabil Circuit History
The company’s name derives from those of its two founders, James Golden and Bill Morean, who founded the company in 1966. Jabil was incorporated in 1969. An early product was PCBs.
In the 1980s, the company was making parts for PC companies like Dell, and this continued through the mid 1990s.
The company went public in 1993. In 1998, Jabil began trading publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol JBL. The company was added to the S&P 500 Index in 2001.
On March 1, 2013, Jabil appointed William E. Peters as President and William D. Muir, Jr. as Chief Operating Officers. Both had been with Jabil for more than 20 years. On the same day, Mark Mondello was appointed to CEO, replacing Timothy Main, who was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. The appointments were sparked by the retirement of Board Chairman William Morean whose father founded Jabil in 1966.
As of March 2013, Jabil had 60 sites in 33 countries on four continents, including Tel Aviv, Israel.”
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