Jabil Launches Innovation Acceleration Services to Help Customers Bring Products to Market Faster at Reduced Cost
iRobot, RayVio and Superfeet Benefit from Digital Transformation with Rapid Prototyping, 3D Printing, and Managed Procurement and Supply Chain Services
"Innovating at the speed of digital requires continual application of
new technologies, automation, analytics and manufacturing know-how,"
To help customers compete more effectively in the digital economy,
Digital Prototype Lab(DPL) and associated services to deliver unmatched speed-to-innovation;
- Managed Supply Chain Services to improve supply chain visibility and mitigate risk;
- Managed Procurement Services to boost purchasing efficiencies and drive cost savings;
- 3D printing and additive manufacturing services to accelerate new product introductions for large-scale production.
Driving the digital journey
DPL is a full-service, rapid prototyping facility led by Radius, an
innovation and development consulting firm acquired by
Increasing supply chain/procurement visibility and value
Powered by Jabil's InControl™ Intelligent Digital Supply Chain and
Procurement Intelligence Platform, new
managed services take advantage of Jabil's industry and domain
expertise, orchestrating over 700,000 parts across a global network of
more than 17,000 suppliers sourced from more than 30 countries. With
Jabil's Procurement Services, organizations gain access to proven
purchasing strategies, advanced sourcing capabilities, as well as
execution and purchasing support to achieve Total Cost of Ownership
(TCO) leadership. The services are amplified by Jabil's global spend of
In addition, the new Supply Chain Services enable customers to reduce
supply chain risk and increase visibility while improving supply chain
speed and agility. To optimize supply chain networks,
Changing the way products are made
"We are excited to unveil these value-added digital services to help
both new and existing customers complete their innovation cycles in a
fraction of the time," says Muir. "Jabil is uniquely positioned to drive
digital transformations, creating new avenues of business growth and
enhanced revenue streams." Muir formally introduced the new services at
Jabil's Analyst & Investor Meeting in
Eric Hayes, VP of Marketing and Product, Superfeet
"Jabil's DPL, Radius team and 3D printing changed the R&D landscape at
Yitao Liao, Chief Innovation Officer, RayVio
"Radius helped us bring our technology vision to life — in six weeks — by delivering a tangible product to show our growing partner ecosystem. Using advanced technologies, Radius powered through 200 product iterations to produce prototypes in half the time it normally takes. Jabil's ability to offer all these integrated capabilities under one roof can greatly reduce time-to-market and the costs associated with introducing any new technology."
Oscar Zamorano, SVP Operations & Supply Chain, iRobot Corporation
"With Jabil's InControl intelligent digital supply chain, we now have
real-time access to vital data for more than 700 suppliers.
Simon Ellis, Program Vice President, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC
"Speed to market is critically important as long as companies can fuel innovation without compromising quality and accuracy. Jabil's new managed supply chain and procurement services add a layer of digital intelligence that can increase efficiency, expedite cycle times and reduce costs across complex global supply chains."
Jabil is a product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, production and product management services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 28 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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