The Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, officially opened a new Sykes call centre in Galashiels.
The centre has created 40 jobs in the region, with hopefully more to follow.
Kathryn Samson has the full report:
The new Sykes contact centre in Galashiels could create up to 200 new jobs, as part of the firm's expansion plans.
The Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore, will officially open a new Sykes contact centre in Galashiels, which could create up to 200 new jobs.
He'll be visiting Sykes in Galashiels as part of his Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk constituency.
Forty staff have already been hired to assist with calls and enquiries on behalf of Argos.
Sykes have been operating from its Netherdale warehouse for over 30 years, providing storage handling and distribution services to the Borders town.
A new contact centre is part of the firm's expansion plans, meaning up to 200 new jobs could be created by 2014.
Sykes received almost 200 applications from job seekers when the initial 40 vacancies were advertised.