US firm to create more than 200 jobs in Livingston

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 212 new jobs for the Livingston operations of US based global manufacturing services company Jabil.



Welcoming the announcement, the First Minister said:

“Scotland has a proud tradition and enviable global reputation for engineering excellence, built on the skills and innovation of our people, making it an attractive location for US businesses.

“Ernst and Young’s latest Attractiveness Survey showed that 2014 was Scotland’s most successful year in the past decade for attracting US investments and Jabil’s announcement is further evidence of this success.

Lena Wilson, Chief Executive Scottish Enterprise said:

“Jabil’s Centre of Excellence in Livingston will solidify its ability to deliver R&D, manufacturing and new product introduction, thus creating additional capabilities, leadership and decision making in Scotland. Jabil will also be able to tap into evolving technologies emerging from Scotland’s innovative company base and collaborate with our world class universities."

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