Indian IT major HCL Technologies is expanding its business in the United States. The company has announced to set up a global delivery center in the country. The facility will be based in Hartford city which serves as the capital of Connecticut. The GDC is typically linked with IT companies. It is used for executing a technology project which involves a team that is distributed globally. HCL in a statement said that the GDC will offer digital transformation services to its clients worldwide. The services will cover smart manufacturing, insurance, aerospace, and defense industries. HCL said the investment will boost employment opportunities, provide resources and skill the local talent. They will be trained to serve the company’s global clients.
The GDC’s first anchor client will be Stanley Black & Decker. It is the world’s largest tool and storage company. The US-based manufacturing company has signed a global pact with the Indian multinational. HCL said it is looking forward to begin with Stanley Black & Decker. It added that the GDC will be a true testament to its smart manufacturing vision. HCL said it will bring advanced digital capabilities and help transform the manufacturing company’s global application and infrastructure to respond effectively to emerging businesses as per their requirements. As part of the deal, HCL said it will deploy over 1,000 people globally for Stanley Black & Decker.
The HCL Technologies is a subsidiary of HCL Enterprise which was founded in 1976. The Noida headquartered company is a leading global technology firm today. The firm provides a range of software development, BPO, and IT services worldwide. It has a presence in nearly 45 countries. It employs more than 149,000 staff. The company completed 30 years of service in the United States in 2018. The first office of HCL was opened in Silicon Valley in 1989. Alone in the US, the company claims to have more than 15,000 manpower. Nearly 64 percent of the staff is locally hired.