Amazon building 2 distribution centers
Published 9:25 am Tuesday, July 23, 2019
ROSSFORD (AP) — Amazon says it will open two new distribution centers in Ohio.
The company announced Monday that the two sites in Akron and near Toledo will bring a combined 2,500 full-time jobs.
The new facility in Akron will be built on the site of a former shopping mall. The one in Rossford near Toledo is going up at the intersection of Interstate 75 and the Ohio Turnpike.
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Each of the two distribution centers will cover more than 700,000-square-feet. Both centers will employ workers to pack and ship small items.