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Peek inside Amazon's new fulfillment center in Aurora

The 1 million square-foot site has been operational since September 2017, but this was the first opportunity for media to tour the facility.
Credit: Denver Business Journal

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL — Amazon's DEN2 General Manager Joe Dudek led a tour for the media and a few dignitaries of the fulfillment center in Aurora near I-70 and E470 on Thursday morning.

Among the speakers prior to the walking tour were U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Congressman Mike Coffman.

The 1 million square-foot site has been operational since September 2017, but this was the first opportunity for media to tour the facility.

There are more than 1,000 full-time employees that pick, pack, ship from the Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) facility every day. The facility in Thornton, which is designed slightly differently and includes robots that access products, will open in the fall of 2018.

Read more at the Denver Business Journal: https://bit.ly/2FIUL0s