Jabil, a manufacturing solutions provider that delivers design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services, today opened its expanded facility in Uzhgorod, Ukraine, effectively doubling the site’s production capacity.
The expansion, coupled with the opening of a new logistics center in Tiszaújváros, Hungary, in October 2018 brings Jabil’s footprint in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) to over 371,612 m2 across 22 sites in 14 countries.
Construction on the 20,722 m2 expansion began in January 2018 with the site now comprising of 46,564 m2 of technologically advanced manufacturing and warehouse space. A special ceremony held to mark the opening was attended by the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko; senior officials from the Zakarpattya region; Jabil Executive Vice President, Alessandro Parimbelli; Vice President of Operations Europe, Bruno Soler, and Sergiy Kartsev, Operations Manager for Jabil Uzhgorod.
“As products become smarter, sleeker and faster, our customers require more sophisticated and technologically advanced support throughout the entire life cycle of their products,” said Parimbelli. “At Jabil we simplify complexity and deliver value. With this expansion in Uzhgorod Jabil significantly increases its capacity to deliver for our customers whilst sustaining growth in Eastern Europe.”
Since opening in 2004 the Jabil site in Uzhgorod has produced more than 100 million units for customers across three global markets: automotive, smart home & appliance and telecommunications. The expansion will serve existing customer requirements and create capacity to meet future demand, also representing a significant capital investment in Uzhgorod.
“For the past 15 years, Jabil’s plant in Uzhgorod has been trusted by the world’s leading brands across multiple markets to deliver solutions efficiently,” said Jabil Uzhgorod Operations Manager, Sergiy Kartsev. “With this new purpose-built space, coupled with Jabil’s most advanced manufacturing and supply chain technologies, team of professional specialists, and our new IATF Automotive Certification, we look forward to supporting existing and new customers at Uzhgorod long into the future.”
Jabil is a manufacturing solutions provider that delivers comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services. Leveraging the power of over 200,000 people across 100 facilities in 26 countries, Jabil simplifies complexity and delivers value for a broad range of industries, enabling innovation, growth and customer success. For more information, visit jabil.com.
About Jabil Uzhgorod
Jabil Uzhgorod has extensive experience with communications and networking, consumer home and office, and automotive customers providing support throughout the entire product lifecycle. With over 3,000 highly skilled, English speaking employees, Jabil Uzhgorod is one of the largest employers in the Zakarpattya region.
Jabil Circuit facility is located by the address: Zakarpattya region, Uzhgorod district, Rozivka village.