CROMWELL, Conn. — Cromwell Mayor Enzo Faienza and Amazon announced a new fulfillment center will be launched in town. Faienza posted the announced on his Facebook page Wednesday.
“I’m very pleased to welcome Amazon and their new 400,000-plus square foot facility at 120 County Line Drive to Cromwell,” said Cromwell Mayor Enzo Faienza. “I look forward to having Amazon as a member of the Town of Cromwell’s business community and wish to thank the Town Manager Anthony Salvatore and Director of Development Stuart Popper and the rest of the town staff for their outstanding job working with Amazon and assisting Scannell Properties in developing the site.”
The new center is expected to bring hundreds of full-time jobs. Connecticut currently has two fulfillment centers in Windsor and North Haven, a sortation center in Wallingford, and a delivery station in Bristol. Positions for human resources, operations management, safety, security, finance, and information technology will also be available for the center.
“Amazon is proud to serve customers across Connecticut and we are excited to open a new fulfillment center in Cromwell,” said Melissa Nick, Amazon’s director of worldwide AMXL corporate operations. “Amazon is committed to providing great jobs with industry leading pay and benefits, starting on day, in a safe, innovative work environment, and to be a good partner in the communities in which we operate. Our growth in Connecticut is the result of an outstanding workforce, strong local support, and incredible customers, and we are pleased to add hundreds of new jobs to the 4,500 Amazonians already working in the state.”
The new state-of-the-art center will be at 120 County Line Drive.