ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Nov. 5, 2011 – Jabil’s Defense and Aerospace Services and Rockwell Collins are teaming up to support in-country manufacturing and support for Brazil’s KC-390 aircraft.
Jabil and Rockwell Collins’ Brazilian Service Center will produce various systems and subsystems in Jabil’s production facilities located in Brazil. Rockwell Collins’ in-country technical support expertise combined with Jabil’s capabilities in aerospace manufacturing services will support Brazil’s need for growing in-country technical expertise in the aerospace industry.
“This partnership reaffirms the value that Rockwell Collins places on our long-standing relationship, as well as their confidence in our manufacturing capabilities in rapidly growing aerospace markets around the world,” said Scott Gebicke, President, Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services.
About Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services
Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Jabil Circuit, Inc., a leading electronic product solutions provider, offering defense and aerospace industry-focused electronic design and manufacturing services. Jabil Defense and Aerospace Services expertise includes rapid prototyping, compressed timelines for design-to-market production, programs and tools to mitigate E&O risk, highly motivated and responsive customer focused work cells, and exceptional industry experience and reputation. Jabil helps bring electronics products to the market faster and more cost effectively by providing complete product supply chain management from facilities in 25 countries, Jabil provides comprehensive, individualized-focused solutions to customers in a broad range of industries. Jabil common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol, "JBL". Further information is available on Jabil's website: jabil.com.
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