HCL Technologies has opened a global delivery center at Hartford, Connecticut. HCL Technologies is an Indian tech company which provides digital services to businesses. This new delivery center will bring new jobs to Northeast America.
500 New Jobs
HCL is planning to create 500 new jobs in Connecticut during the next two to three years. These positions will be offered in the fields of IoT, augmented reality, aerospace engineering, infrastructure, digital workplace, IT applications and operations technologies. In addition, HCL also plans to partner with local community colleges and universities to create job opportunities for college graduates.
In February 2020, HCL announced that the Hartford Center will feature a Smart Manufacturing Lab showcasing state of the art technology products. More than 200 jobs will be added in the Hartford Center. The decision also reflects on company’s strategy of establishing offices near major clients and this new center will serve Stanley Black & Decker which is their anchor client. Stanley Black & Decker is a global manufacturer of tools and storage equipment.
The tech giant HCL is leasing 16,500 square feet space in State House Square and have an option to triple that space. The center will also focus on encompassing insurance, aerospace, healthcare and life sciences. C Vijayakumar , HCL’s chief executive said, “I strongly believe that Hartford is going play a very important part in the work that we are undertaking for our clients globally”. He further added that “our proposition was: ‘We’re going to be next to you. We will build a center here and we will used to build our presence in Connecticut,”
HCL Technologies is currently operating in 50 countries and have a global workforce of 187,000. In United States, they have a workforce of 22,000 employees. U.S. is generating 60% of their total revenue and its total revenue is $11 billion. The Mayor of Hartford considers HCL’s addition as a positive sign and it will build on city’s efforts to become a center of innovation.
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