Amazon To Open Fulfillment Center In DuPont Creating Hundreds of Jobs
Amazon has announced plans to open a 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in DuPont, WA. Amazon will create hundreds of full-time jobs with benefits at the new site. The expected investment in the project will exceed $100 million.
â€śWe are proud that Amazon calls Washington home and has decided to expand further in our state.Â Amazon exemplifies our culture of innovation and global perspective,â€ť said Gov. Chris Gregoire. â€śI congratulate Amazon on its ongoing success, and we look forward to working together to support the companyâ€™s continued prosperity and growth.Â Iâ€™m pleased that joining with our local partners and Amazon, we were ableÂ to bring this significant investment and hundreds of good jobs to Pierce County.â€ť
â€śWe are excited to welcome Amazon as the newest member of our community,â€ť said Mayor Michael Grayum of DuPont. â€śWe are focused on attracting new businesses, creating quality jobs and strengthening economic growth. Amazon will be a great addition to the other prominent businesses that call DuPont home.â€ť
â€śWe are excited to increase our presence in the state of Washington with this new fulfillment center,â€ť said Dave Clark, vice president of Amazon global customer fulfillment. â€śWe appreciate the state and local leaders who have helped us make this site in DuPont a reality.â€ť