Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

October 12, 2005 11:03 ET

Jacobs Expands to Appleton, Wisc., in Extension of Support to Kimberly-Clark

PASADENA, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Oct 12, 2005) -

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that the company is opening a new office in Appleton, Wisc., to support its expanding relationship with Kimberly-Clark.

The new Jacobs office is providing engineering design and project activities to Kimberly-Clark's merged Baby Care and Child Care Product & Technology Development units. The move allows Kimberly-Clark to eliminate redundancies, reduce costs, and create a more efficient organization. Jacobs will offer employment to many of the Kimberly-Clark employees affected by Kimberly-Clark's recently announced reorganization.

In commenting on the new Jacobs office, Kimberly-Clark Vice President of Infant Care Product & Technology Development William Abba said, "We appreciate Jacobs' continuing support as we make these strategic changes, and we are pleased that they are offering positions right here in our home community to so many of our employees affected by these changes."

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Pete Evans stated, "We are excited about this opportunity to expand our relationship with Kimberly-Clark. We have been providing services to them for over 10 years, and our new office opening allows us to further supply them access to high-quality and value-added services in helping them meet their strategic growth objectives."

Jacobs, with over 35,000 employees and revenues exceeding $5.0 billion, provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.

Any statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements made in this release represent management's best judgement as to what may occur in the future. However, Jacobs' actual outcome and results are not guaranteed and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors"), and may differ materially from what is expressed. For a description of Future Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, see the discussion under the section "Forward-Looking Statements" included in Item 7 - Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contained in the Company's 2004 Annual Report on Form 10-K.

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    Rod Sharp, 626-578-6992