Worcester, MA – November 12, 2012
Coghlin Companies and Jabil signed an agreement to provide manufacturing lifecycle solutions for healthcare and other capital equipment, product based innovators. The alliance creates the ability to accelerate a customer’s product launch from low volume all the way through turnkey global, scaled production.
“The agreement with Coghlin Companies keeps future opportunities on our radar screen,” said David Atkinson, Sr. Business Unit Director–Jabil Healthcare & Life Sciences. “Together, we can provide medical technology and other innovation customers with a strategy that will last the duration of their product lifecycle; for any volume and supply chain complexity including refurbishment and other aftermarket services.”
“Coghlin Companies collaborates with innovative leaders to bring technology products to market including medical, clinical, storage, semi conductor, green technology, military and homeland security,” said Chris Coghlin, President and CEO, Coghlin Companies. “Working together with Jabil, we expand our joint ability to offer medical device and other customers the best of all manufacturing worlds – a nurturing partner for fast, flexible product development and a path to grow into a global footprint with the supply chain advantages of one of the world’s largest electronic manufacturing services providers.”
Jabil is an electronic product solutions company providing comprehensive electronics design, manufacturing and aftermarket product manage ment services to global electronics and technology companies. Offering complete product supply chain management from facilities in 29 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 Coghlin Companies, Inc.
Coghlin Companies, Inc. is a privately held company specializing in helping companies cost effectively improve their time-to-market. Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, Coghlin Companies spans four generations representing more than 126 years of manufacturing experience and leadership. Subsidiaries include: Columbia Tech, which provides turnkey manufacturing services to a diverse customer base, including OEMs in the bio-science, semiconductor, LED, medical device, green energy technology, data storage, and automation systems and controls industries; DCI Engineering, an engineering design and pre-production support services company; and Cogmedix, an FDA compliant and ISO 13485 certified medical subassembly and finished medical device contract manufacturer. For more information, please visit www.coghlincompanies.com or sign up for the Coghlin Companies e-Newsletter at /newsletter-signup/.
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