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Amazon to build center in Papillion, bringing 1,000 jobs

October 27, 2020 GMT

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — Amazon officials said the company plans to build a center in Papillion that will eventually bring about 1,000 full-time jobs to the region.

The e-commerce company announced on Tuesday it plans to open the center sometime next year. Employees will make a minimum of $15 an hour, The Lincoln Journal-Star reported.

Mike Flannery, director of regional operations at Amazon, said the 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center will use workers and robot assistants to fill orders.


David Brown, president and CEO of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce, said an economic impact study estimated the Amazon center will have a more than $200 million annual economic impact on the region.