Amazon To Open Two New Distribution Centers In Ohio

Amazon.com will be opening two new fulfillment centers in Obetz and Etna, OH, bringing more than 2,000 jobs to the area, the company said.

“We are very pleased to continue investing in Ohio by building our first fulfillment centers in the state,” said Mike Roth, Amazon’s vp/North America operations. “Our expansion in the Buckeye State will also help us increase our already fast shipping times to our customers.”

The retailer noted that the Etna distribution center measures more than 800,000-square-feet, and the Obetz distribution center will measure roughly 1 million square feet.