OKI Data Americas, a subsidiary of the Japan-based OKI Data Corporation, will establish a new operations hub in Irving, Texas. The facility will support the company’s North American operations.
The new office in Irving, which includes the Technology Solutions Center, will allow OKI Data Americas to expand its presence in order to better service their customers and channel partners throughout the U.S. The opening of the new office will create more than 100 jobs, including executive, marketing, sales and administrative positions, in addition to $3,580,000 in capital investment.
As an incentive, the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) award of $895,000 has been extended to OKI Data Americas.
“I am proud to welcome OKI Data Americas to the State of Texas as they expand their operations in North America,” said Governor Greg Abbott. “Our state’s business-friendly economic climate continues to offer new opportunities for the technology sector to grow and create new jobs for hardworking Texans. I look forward to having OKI Data join both the Irving community and the dynamic group of technology industry leaders who have chosen to establish a presence in the Lone Star State.”
“The Dallas Regional Chamber is thrilled to be a partner in this collaborative effort to bring OKI Data to Irving,” said Dale Petroskey, President/CEO of the Dallas Regional Chamber. “The DRC began working on this project in August of 2015, hosted two site visits for OKI Data’s project team, accompanied corporate executives to Austin for incentive meetings, and provided strategic support throughout the process. We want to congratulate the City of Irving, the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, and Governor Abbott’s office on a significant win that further establishes the Dallas Region as a growing and dynamic hub for corporations.”
“As one of the nation’s leading international business centers, Irving welcomes OKI Data Americas to our beautiful, vibrant and high tech city,” said Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne. “We believe employees and executives will find the decision to establish a new office in Irving to be quite advantageous. Together, we will build the environment for OKI Data to create new jobs, further diversify the region and help drive technology to even greater heights.”
“We are proud to welcome home OKI Data’s new office to Irving, Texas,” said Beth A. Bowman, President & CEO of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and the Irving Economic Development Partnership. “Securing this international and innovative company was truly a team effort, working weekly side-by-side with the City of Irving and our state and regional partners over the past year. Irving is a place where business has a local address with global access.”