Facility near airport started shipping items in August.
Amazon marked the opening of its Jacksonville fulfillment center in North Jacksonville on Friday with speeches and a tour.
Fulfillment center General Manager Bernard Schmidt led a group of officials, including Mayor Lenny Curry and U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, through the 855,000-square-foot, multilevel center at 12900 Pecan Park Road.
Under the guidance of Amazon employees, Curry also packed a box for shipping.
The facility fulfills orders for smaller consumer items and is an Amazon robotics facility with 20 miles of conveyor track. It started shipping items in August.
Amazon also donated $25,000 to the nonprofit Renaissance Jax, which helps boost STEM skills for students.
Bernard Schmidt, general manager for the fulfillment center, said Amazon has more than 2,000 employees in Northeast Jacksonville.
He said Amazon also started same-day delivery of items in Jacksonville about a month ago.
Amazon has a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville at Cecil Commerce Center that ships large items, a sortation center at Westside Industrial Park and a delivery station in the Alta Lakes Commerce Center in North Jacksonville.
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