Jabil boosts display capabilities with Incline Global Technology acquisition

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., 7 Dec. 2005. Jabil Circuit Inc. of St. Petersburg, Fla., acquired the Round Rock, Texas, operations of Incline Global Technology Services Inc., which specializes in LCD and plasma display panel repair services. Terms were not disclosed.

Dec 7th, 2005

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., 7 Dec. 2005. Jabil Circuit Inc. of St. Petersburg, Fla., acquired the Round Rock, Texas, operations of Incline Global Technology Services Inc., which specializes in LCD and plasma display panel repair services. Terms were not disclosed.

The Incline acquisition enhances shared customer relationships between the two companies and expands Jabil's current offerings to the LCD and plasma manufacturers, company officials say. Incline's Texas facility repairs 20,000 to 25,000 LCD panels per month.

"With the exponential growth in sales of LCD and plasma displays for business and consumer markets, demand for repair services is accelerating," says Hartmut Liebel, president of Jabil Global Services. "The acquisition of Incline will expand our already robust technical capabilities in LCD and plasma design, manufacturing and repair as well as increase our ability to serve all our customers in this specialized field."

Jabil's new Round Rock facility will be the LCD center of excellence for repair services by transferring Incline's technology and expertise to Jabil's facilities throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

"Our extensive capability in LCD and plasma technology combined with our global hub service strategy enables Jabil to provide a uniquely rapid, reliable, and low-cost repair turn-around -- a very compelling value to our customers," Liebel says.

The company expects no material impact to its fiscal 2006 guidance as a result of this acquisition. For more information contact Jabil online at www.jabil.com.

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