Jabil Circuit partners with Vizn EnergySystems
A St. Petersburg giant in manufacturing, design and supply chain management services will make grid-scale rechargeable batteries for an Austin, Texas energy startup.
Jabil Circuit (NYSE: JBL) will help increase production and delivery numbers for Vizn Energy Systems, a press release said.
Jabil, Tampa Bay’s second largest public company at $15.8 billion in 2014 revenue and top manufacturer with 2,000 local employees, counts 90 facilities and 180,000 employees worldwide.
Vizn’s CEO, Ron Van Dell, is based in Austin while its production team remains in Montana. The company, which makes large-scale batteries for commercial and industrial clients, has raised more than $24 million from investors, according to the Austin Business Journal.