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Alpine F1 Team

Leading-edge 3D printing machines, materials and processes have long been embraced by F1 teams to aid in the production of lighter, stiffer and more efficient parts. For Alpine F1 Team, additive manufacturing fuels breakthrough performance at every turn, including the team’s first F1 victory of the 2021 season.

Ambi Labs

Bringing comfort and energy efficiency to homes through a smart, connected climate solution was Ambi Labs’ goal. Radius Innovation & Development helped make it possible with intuitive product design and AI technology that created a truly differentiated solution for its Asian customers.

Athos

Athos is poised to transform the industry with the world’s first smart fitness apparel that measures muscle activity, heart rate and respiration in real time. Using sophisticated and expensive electromyography technology, Athos is redefining fitness and performance measurement.

Axis Communications

Over the past year, demand for the company’s low or no-contact access control systems grew due to COVID-19-related hygiene and social distancing concerns. Jabil was able to provide complete support for approximately 40 new product introductions and helped Axis triple production for a key customer in two months.

Black Diamond

To help bring its vision for better avalanche airbags to life, Black Diamond needed to streamline what had become an increasingly complicated supply chain. The company had the goals to reduce the number of suppliers and simplifying product commercialization.

Candela

Through improvements in design, supply chain and manufacturing processes, Jabil helped usher 11 new Candela products to market in the first 18 months, while maintaining both companies’ strict quality standards. In Jabil, Candela found a partner to get them up to speed without missing a beat.

Crestron

Nearly a decade ago, Crestron experienced such rapid growth that it had effectively overtaxed many of its manufacturing processes. Crestron needed a larger, more capable and aligned partner with a world-class supply chain and global footprint to manage production volumes and stringent quality standards.

Digi-Key (Supplier)

An end-to-end digital thread is critical for keeping pace with change and Digi-Key has made great advances automating its ordering process. Digi-Key also stands out for its ability to accommodate the purchase of small quantities of components when engineers are exploring new concepts or products.

Elvie

Jabil Healthcare has a unique point of view at the intersection of digital technologies, regulations, consumer behaviors and patient outcomes. This perspective proved invaluable in helping Elvie bring its groundbreaking breast pump to market.

Envision

Envision’s software-defined turbine approach exceeds technological limitations of traditional wind turbines while boosting wind power generation efficiency by 15 percent. To bring their smart technology to market, Envision sought a world-class manufacturing and supply chain partner.

Epilog

Epilog’s Quantum Definition technology emerged from years of video imaging experience and powerful software that transforms video cameras into smart edge-compute devices. To bring this innovation to autonomous vehicles at a price point and quality that made it viable, Epilog turned to Jabil.

EVBox

To better support continued global expansion and increased product demand, EVBox needed to elevate its supply chain and manufacturing operations — it needed a partner with deep automotive experience to ramp production to 10K units per month, and ultimately more than 200K units each year.

Fisher & Paykel

Fisher & Paykel is increasingly equipping products with embedded sensors, capacitive technologies and streamlined human-machine interfaces. To best support its burgeoning product portfolio and aggressive growth trajectory, the company decided to partner with a global manufacturing solutions provider.

Fuji America (Supplier)

Fuji designs and manufactures the surface mount pick and place systems that are mounting the components to the circuit board itself. Fuji’s high-speed chip placers, flexible placement systems, glue stations and screen printers are unmatched in the industry for their accuracy, repeatability and durability.

Gigamon

IT security is a top business priority for enterprises, government organizations and service providers around the world. However, limited visibility into data traversing physical and virtual networks, as well as public and private clouds, makes it increasingly difficult to see what’s happening across complex networks.

HP
HP

When HP set out to transform the $12 trillion manufacturing industry with the introduction of its new Jet Fusion 3D Printing System, they knew they couldn’t do it on their own. They turned to Jabil for its expertise in high-volume manufacturing and unique point of view on innovation.

Ingenico

After transitioning all manufacturing to Jabil as part of its sole-source manufacturing strategy, Ingenico embarked on a major uptick in production to meet increased market demands. Ingenico also took advantage of the manufacturing consolidation to more closely integrate with Jabil’s supply chain capabilities.

Jabil Auburn Hills

One of Jabil’s manufacturing plants is putting 3D printing to use. Design freedom, coupled with dramatic average time-to-market and cost savings are just a few of the gains achieved on behalf of both Jabil and its customers in the Detroit-area plant.

Kymeta

The company’s small, efficient, flat-panel antennas use metamaterials-based beamforming technology to connect low- and medium-earth satellites with anything that moves. Kymeta provides planes, trains, automobiles and more with seamless, high-speed connectivity.

Magic Leap

A boundary-breaking technology company is anchored by creators, engineers, scientists and artists who are amplifying human creativity and intelligence through spatial computing. To navigate uncharted tech territory, Magic Leap sought a partner.

Ossia

With Ossia’s patented smart antenna technology, there’s finally a way to power all the devices people rely on daily, without wires, plugs or charging pads. While the idea of wireless power has been bandied about for years, Ossia is the first company to develop a safe, efficient and viable solution.

Recovery Force

Embedding electronics into textiles requires unique competencies and capabilities to ensure optimum comfort, durability and convenience. Recovery Force sought a manufacturing partner that understood the challenges of textile-integrated electronics and could adhere to strict quality guidelines and ISO 13485:2016 certification.

SES-imagotag

To assist with growing demand for its electronic shelf labeling solutions, SES-imagotag sought a partner with a proven track record of retail industry success. The company was impressed by Jabil’s global footprint, quality processes and ability to accommodate large-volume quantities in tight timeframes.

Shavelogic

The grooming market has been dominated by a few household names and newcomers competing primarily on price. With Jabil's help, Shavelogic is here to change that. The result: a durable razor handle with no moving parts, all-metal ergonomics and an intuitive magnetic connection to the cartridge.

Skullcandy

To help Skullcandy redefine immersive audio experiences and meet aggressive growth goals, the headphone leader turned to Jabil. While it typically takes more than a year to create a brand-new product, Jabil helped Skullcandy go from ideation to production in half the time.

Superfeet

With a vision for more efficient, effective and personalized solutions, Superfeet was poised to take the first steps toward digital manufacturing with 3D printing. The problem was: their expertise was insoles, not 3D printing. Jabil helped Superfeet deliver on its brand promise.

Tile

The Tile App started as a risky crowdfunding project that made it big! When the idea for the wireless tracking device and app took off through the funding initiative, the company needed to move from a small manufacturer to a real partner that could deliver mass production.

Vishay (Supplier)

Vishay’s involvement in Jabil’s procurement and supply chain operations impacts a long list of customer markets, including automotive, industrial, power supplies, military and aerospace, consumer, computing, medical and telecommunications.

ViTrox (Supplier)

Through advanced technologies and automation, ViTrox empowers Jabil to expedite thorough inspections of highly detailed integrated printed circuit boards for any defects or imperfections. Inspection speed and throughput are essential to the performance of Jabil’s operations.

Yageo (Supplier)

When the pandemic exposed shortcomings in supply chains and ignited sudden business disruptions, Jabil and Yageo leaned on their years of experience dealing with constrained component supplies. Yageo responded with speed and agility addressing market fluctuations caused by COVID-19.

Zebra

When Zebra experienced challenges with the manufacturer they were previously using to build RFID tags, they decided to explore moving the project to a different, larger and more scalable partner. The product delivery timeline was a major factor, as was supply chain.