- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Amazon.com Inc. is planning to open a new 750,000 square-foot packaging and shipping center in Romeoville.

Officials at the e-commerce company announced its expansion plans Tuesday. Employees at the facility will pick, pack and ship large items, such as big-screen televisions, sports equipment or kayaks.

Vice president of Amazon’s North America operations, Akash Chauhan, says that expanding the company’s footprint in Illinois brings hundreds of full-time jobs with competitive pay and benefits to the state. The company is currently hiring for associate-level roles at the Romeoville fulfillment center.

Mayor John Noak says the city is pleased to welcome the company to Romeoville.

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