Jabil Selects SMX to Leverage Strategic Relationship and Critical Business Knowledge
CHICAGO, February 16, 2010 — Joan Davison, Chief Operating Officer of SMX, one of the SeatonCorp family of companies which also includes major operating businesses Staff Management, PeopleScout, and StudentScout, today announced that SMX has expanded its successful partnership with Jabil to support Jabil’s new operations in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. Under the terms of the agreement, Jabil will outsource responsibility for staffing all of Jabil’s fulltime and contingent labor requirements in Nogales to SMX. Financial terms for the new agreement were not disclosed.
SMX and Jabil’s strategic staffing program continues to expand rapidly across new geographies based on SMX’s compelling value proposition, strong track record of success and proven ability to share learnings and best practices across the Jabil organization. The expansion of the Jabil program is one in a number of recent international program expansions undertaken by SMX and the other SeatonCorp companies as the organization continues to broaden its international footprint in support of its Global 2000 client base around the world.
“I am very pleased with the Jabil / Staff Management partnership” said Scott Sickels, Vice President of the Americas for Jabil. “Partnerships such as ours will be a key ingredient for Jabil to compete in today’s global economy.”
“We are pleased to continue to expand our successful partnership with Jabil and to provide comprehensive support as they launch operations in Nogales”, said Joan Davison, COO of SMX and Staff Management. “We are leveraging our knowledge of Jabil’s business model and proven implementation methodology to ensure a seamless program expansion, high quality workforce and sustainable value for Jabil in Mexico.”
Jabil is an electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and product management services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 22 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.
About the SeatonCorp Family of Companies
SeatonCorp, through its family of companies SMX, Staff Management, PeopleScout and StudentScout, is the leading global provider of integrated contingent workforce and end-to-end outsourced recruiting solutions. SMX and Staff Management deliver sustainable contingent workforce management programs across all labor categories that provide best talent, drive compliance, and yield tangible savings for Global 2000 companies. Clients benefit from deep domain expertise in manufacturing and distribution and a unique technology platform for total workforce management. Further information about the services offered may be found at www.staffmanagement.com or by calling (800) 746 9462.
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