Amazon announces new fulfillment center in Pittsburgh area

Amazon Fulfillment Robotics
Source: Amazon

Amazon announced plans to open its 15th Pennsylvanian operations facility in Pittsburgh.

This new facility will create over 800 new, full-time jobs starting at $15 an hour with comprehensive benefits and opportunities in an industry-leading workplace.

“Pennsylvania is a great state for business and Amazon is excited to continue its growth and investment with our newest fulfillment center in Allegheny County.”

Alicia Boler Davis, vice president of global customer fulfillment, Amazon

One million square feet Amazon fulfillment center

The fulfillment center will be more than 1 million square feet. Employees will pick, pack, and ship larger customer items, such as sports equipment, patio furniture, kayaks, and larger home goods.

“It’s a great win any time a business comes in and pledges to create 800 new jobs. This is a significant investment for Pennsylvania and I applaud Amazon for selecting our commonwealth as the location for this facility.”

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf

Amazon’s fulfillment network supports millions of businesses of all sizes worldwide through its Fulfillment By Amazon program, and many of those local organizations are based in Pennsylvania.

There are more than 68,500 authors, small and medium-sized businesses, and developers in Pennsylvania growing their companies and reaching new customers on Amazon products and services.

READ MORE: Amazon to add two new Ohio fulfillment centers and create over 2,500 jobs


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