Kochi: The NeST Group has opened its new development centre in the Infopark, Kochi. The 500+ seater, state-of-the-art facility is situated on the seventh floor of Lulu Cyber Park Tower 1 inside the Infopark campus at Kakkanad and will house the Offshore Development Centres for the company’s global customers.
Inaugurating the centre earlier this week, N Jehangir, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of the Group, recollected how the Group had grown from a single manufacturing plant in the Cochin Special Economic Zone in 1990 into a conglomerate with interests in Manufacturing, Software, Infrastructure, Education & Training and Food & Beverages; thanks to excellent strategizing, team-work and dedication. This new milestone falls in line with the aggressive growth plan of the group into a $1 Billion company by 2020.
NeST’s deep domain expertise in the Aerospace, Automotive, Banking & Financial Services, Communication, Insurance, Healthcare, Utilities & Government verticals Enterprise Solutions, GIS and Digital technologies make it a vendor of choice for Fortune 500 customers spread across North America, Europe, Middle East, India, Japan and Australia.
NeST has been rapidly ramping up its operations in the city over the last 18 months. The technology division, NeST Tech Park, was commissioned in October, 2014 and its first private SEZ (Special Economic Zone), NeST Hi-Tech Park, is expected to be commissioned by April, 2016.
Nazneen Jehangir, Executive Director, NeST Information Technologies (Software & Training businesses); Althaf Jehangir, Executive Director (Manufacturing business); and Dr Suresh Nair, CTO, were among those present on the occasion.
The NeST Group of Companies, with its twin headquarters at Sterling, Virginia, USA and Kochi, is one of the fastest growing industrial group in India with five manufacturing locations, 15 manufacturing units, over 200 million dollars worth of exports, and employs over 4,000 people.
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