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Jabil Unveils Silicon Valley Rapid Prototyping Facility

Imagine a prototyping facility where manufacturing engineers and supply chain experts finalize designs, identify the best vendors and procure the necessary components to complete prototypes in just two to three days. Now imagine that this factory resides inside a larger, global services provider with world-class manufacturing expertise and enterprise supply chain resources. Best of all, imagine moving quickly from concept to product without cutting critical corners to produce the world’s next disruptive technology.

Rapid Prototyping Facility Taps Engineering Expertise and Robust Supply Chain

Jabil’s newest rapid prototyping facility is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. It caters to both existing customers who want a quick proof-of-concept, as well as entrepreneurs who need prototypes of their new inventions. The rapid prototyping facility streamlines the traditional manufacturing process by minimizing non value-add steps while still leveraging robust supply chain and manufacturing expertise. In addition to providing fast turn-around times, Jabil’s rapid prototyping location provides services such as Bill of Materials validation, custom design, product testing, value analysis, value engineering and supply chain optimization. Additionally, tight integration with new product introduction and production teams means a seamless transition from prototype to manufacturing.

The Next Step: New Product Introduction Services

When a customer is ready to go from prototype to production, Jabil’s dedicated team is already prepared. The team seamlessly verifies and validates materials and manufacturing processes; designs production volume tooling for quick transfer to the production facility; and develops PCBA in-circuit, board level functional and system level tests. So, whether you’re a large corporation requiring a quick proof of concept for a new product idea or a startup needing a prototype, Jabil’s San Jose rapid prototyping facility provides streamlined services and engineering expertise. And when you’re ready for the next step, Jabil’s manufacturing teams tap into a global footprint and supply chain expertise to deliver world-class products to a global market. For more information, write to rapid@jabil.com