Jobs coming with Garmin Triangle facility

Garmin navigation products (AP)

January 12, 2010 11:11:57 AM PST
Garmin International Inc. announced Tuesday it will open an office in the Raleigh-Durham area that will expand its research and development capability in the area of wireless and mobile products.

“We are excited to expand our resources through the opening of a wireless technology center in the Raleigh-Durham area,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin’s president and COO. In light of the growth opportunities for wireless products, we believe that this expansion is a critical step in expanding our ability to launch new wireless devices to markets around the world.”

Garmin said it will initially hire up to 40 associates who are experienced engineers in wireless development, wireless software, and handset certification.

Garmin was founded in 1989 and is the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of satellite navigation. The company’s corporate headquarters is based in Olathe, Kansas and more than 8,500 employees worldwide.

Interested applicants can visit, email or view for more information. Garmin representatives will also host an informational career forum at the Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport at Research Triangle Park (located at 4810 Page Creek Lane in Durham) on Thursday, January 14 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.

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