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Infosys chooses Raleigh in North Carolina for second hub; gets $1 million in incentives

​The new hub will open in early 2018 and will occupy 60,000 square feet in a new facility in Raleigh. It has the capacity to house 500 employees.

, ET Bureau|
Sep 12, 2017, 09.11 PM IST
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The company is also partnering with the North Carolina Community College System to create a training program.
BANGALORE: Infosys said it would set up its North Carolina hub in Raleigh and will partner with the North Carolina Community College to create a program to train its workers..

Infosys had announced that would it set up its second US hub in North Carolina in July. The company will receive $1 million in financial incentives, media in the US state reported.

The new hub will open in early 2018 and will occupy 60,000 square feet in a new facility in Raleigh. It has the capacity to house 500 employees.

“The North Carolina Technology and Innovation Hub is part of Infosys’ investment in the future of the U.S. tech workforce and will focus on delivering cutting-edge solutions in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data and advanced analytics, cloud and big data,” Ravi Kumar, President and Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Infosys, said in a statement.

The company is also partnering with the North Carolina Community College System to create a training program.

“We plan to include pre-employment training, where candidates experience a short-term realistic job preview, as well as extensive post-employment training that will focus on technical and soft skills. The program will be developed as a joint effort between representatives from Infosys and Wake Tech and will ensure success for the company and the employees," Maureen Little, Vice President of Economic Development, North Carolina Community College System, said.

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