Amazon Fulfillment Center celebrates Grand Opening
Posted: Oct 7, 2015 3:04 PM CDT
Amazon Fulfillment Center is celebrating its grand opening day today.
The building is one-million square foot facility that stores millions of products and employs hundreds of people is celebrating its grand opening today.
The building is more than 50 football fields in space.
More than 2,000 people have full time jobs in the facility, and that is more than a 1,000 that was expected.
Today, state and local officials were on hand as Amazon executives thanked them for support in creating the facility.
Governor Scott Walker spoke at the event.
“We are most excited about they far surpassed what our original projects were working with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation,” said Walker.