Jabil Inc. is an American worldwide manufacturing services company. Headquartered in the Gateway area of St. Petersburg, Florida, it is one of the largest companies in the Tampa Bay area. Jabil has 100 plants in 28 countries, and 170,000 employees worldwide.
Jabil Circuit, Inc. engages in provision of 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 the following business segments: Electronics Manufacturing Services and Diversified Manufacturing Services. 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 Electronics Manufacturing Services segment focuses around leveraging IT, supply chain design and engineering, technologies largely centered on core electronics, sharing of its large scale manufacturing infrastructure and the ability to serve a broad range of end markets. Jabil Circuit was founded by William E. Morean and James Golden in 1966 and is headquartered in St. Petersburg, FL.