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SK Inc. C&C Opens Total IT Service Office in Gwinnett County
(GWINNETT-METRO ATLANTA) Tuesday, March 9, 2021 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) today announced that SK Inc. C&C , an affiliate of SK Innovation and subsidiary of SK Group, is opening a total IT service office in Duluth that will be focused on total IT service and system integration specifically for SK Battery America and other SK affiliates.
“Georgia has become a hub for both technology and for Korean investment,” said GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “We thank our partners in Gwinnett County for their support in bringing SK Inc. C&C to Georgia and look forward to our continued partnership with SK Group as they create jobs and opportunities in the state.”
SK holdings C&C is a part of the SK Group, which collectively employs more than 4,500 individuals across the world. SK Group is one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea. SK Inc. C&C focuses specifically on information technology and innovative, digital solutions that strengthen business models and foster mutual growth with customers. The $1.8 million investment in Gwinnett County will create 15 new jobs.
“SK Inc. 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.”
“Gwinnett’s skilled, well-educated workforce, livable diverse communities, and excellent location will serve the software development needs of SK Inc. C&C for many years to come,” said Gwinnett Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson. “I’m proud to welcome their new offices to Gwinnett County.”
“The Sugarloaf Community Improvement District was formed to ensure the success of businesses within our community,” said Sugarloaf CID Executive Director, Alyssa Davis. “We have built a cultural destination and are excited to see SK Inc. C&C grow within our district.”
Georgia Department of Economic Development Director of Korean Investment Yoonie Kim represented the Global Commerce division along with project manager, Jassy Ji with Partnership Gwinnett on this project in partnership Georgia EMC.
“We are pleased SK Inc. C&C chose Gwinnett to be its new home,” said Partnership Gwinnett Project Manager, Jassy Ji. “Our community is a hub for technology and manufacturing and continues to be a place where business thrive.”
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.
About SK Inc. C&C
SK holdings C&C aims to actively branch out into overseas markets with its global competitiveness and create new growth opportunities by developing unconventional business models. With an innovative mindset and extensive business experience, SK Inc. C&C vows to become a global ICT industry leader. For additional information, visit www.skcc.com.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state’s sales and marketing arm, the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, locating new markets for Georgia products, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a destination for arts and location for film, music, and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development. Visit www.georgia.org for more information.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development, and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.
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