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Monday 22 December 2014

Jabil opens third plant in Jalisco

Guadalajara, Jalisco.- With a US$7 million investment, the US-based manufacturer of electronic components, Jabil Circuit inaugurated their third plant at the State of Jalisco, to diversify their production lines and enter mechatronic solutions market.
In this innovation process, Jabil Circuit resorted to an alliance with the Canadian CMP. The plant will produce racks or metal structures for their first customer, Ericsson, while plans are to be producing harnesses and mechanic assemblies for other companies in the informatics sector within two to three months, Oscar Acosta Bastidas, CEO, Jabil Circuit Mexico, informed.
Mr. Acosta further added: “The Corporation entrusted one of the most innovation and successful production sectors to Guadalajara”.
250 workers are required to operate this plant, of which a hundred have already been hired and the remaining jobs will be created throughout the year. Jabil currently employs 11,000 workers and generates 5,000 indirect jobs at the State of Jalisco; while throughout Mexico they employ 24,000 workers in three manufacturing plants and two repair services plants.

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