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Amazon announces expansion plans in Ohio; New fulfillment center will bring hundreds of jobs to Akron



AKRON, Ohio – Amazon has announced plans to open two new fulfillment centers in Ohio, one in Akron and the other in Rossford.

The company says it will create more than 2,500 full-time jobs.

According to a press release, each fulfillment center will be over 700,000 square feet.

The press release does not say where the fulfillment center will be located in Akron, the former Rolling Hills Mall was earmarked for commercial space by a city council vote in 2018.

FOX 8 has reached Amazon to confirm

"We are excited about getting Amazon to build on its already strong business relationship with Ohio by choosing the city of Akron for its new facility, "said Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan. "When this is completed, this fulfillment center will provide even more opportunities for good jobs for people seeking jobs in and around Akron."

Amazon offers a minimum wage of $ 1

5 and a full time benefit package.

Jobs aren It is not posted at this time, but you can keep an eye on what's available here.



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