CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price arrested | MORE
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Business

Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000 Jobs

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000  JobsWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000  JobsHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

451506504 Tech Company Relocating To Texas, Plans To Add 10,000  JobsJennifer Lopez Bikini Pic Is HOT

 alt=What Did Jerry Jones Say?

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A major information and technology company is relocating its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years.

Cognizant is headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey. But President Gordon Coburn said Monday the company is relocating to the college town of College Station in part to draw potential employees from Texas A&M University.

Appearing at an event with Gov. Rick Perry, Coburn praised Texas’ business climate and said 750 of the positions — or perhaps more — would be created in the state alone by around 2016.

Perry and Cognizant also announced a 3-year, $150,000 grant to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics education at Texas A&M.

Cognizant employs about 166,000 people worldwide, and already has 2,000 in Texas.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments