August 14, 2020
Bolstering its presence in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, Amazon said Thursday it would build a one-million-square-foot fulfillment center in Forney, its first facility in this this Kaufman County city. The new fulfillment center is expected to employ 500 and is anticipated to launch in 2021.
“We’re excited to be expanding our network of operations in Forney,” said Alicia Boler Davis, Amazon’s VP of global customer fulfillment. “We are grateful for the strong support we’ve received from local and state leaders as we broaden our footprint around the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.”
Added Forney Mayor Mary Penn, “Now more than ever, this is a crucial time for economic growth and I feel confident Amazon will bring that to the City of Forney.”
Amazon is also planning a new 200,000 square-foot delivery station in Forney, which is anticipated to launch later in 2020.
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