South Korea-based SK holdings C&C, an affiliate of SK Innovation and subsidiary of SK Group, opened a 2,683-square-foot operations center in Duluth, Georgia. The $1.8 million investment will create 15 new jobs in Gwinnett County.
The facility will be focused on total IT service and system integration specifically for SK Battery America and other SK affiliates.
“SK holdings C&C established SK C&C USA as a U.S. business platform in Georgia,” said CEO of SK C&C USA, Inc. Joonhwa Jeong. “Georgia and Gwinnett County have been a great support as a partner to start our business. Our goal is to become an enabler of IT service and digital innovation for SK affiliates in the U.S.”
SK holdings C&C is a part of the SK Group, which collectively employs more than 4,500 individuals across the world. The company, one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea, focuses specifically on information technology and innovative, digital solutions that strengthen business models and foster mutual growth with customers.
“Georgia has become a hub for both technology and for Korean investment,” said Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We thank our partners in Gwinnett County for their support in bringing SK holdings C&C to Georgia and look forward to our continued partnership with SK Group as they create jobs and opportunities in the state.”
According to state officials, more than 18,202 technology facilities and 234,140 tech employees call Georgia home, and the state continues to outpace the national average in both attracting and educating tech talent.