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Amazon.com  has announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. The facility is expected to create several new full time jobs and involve a $50 million investment in the state.

Amazon opened its first South Carolina fulfillment center last year in Lexington County’s Saxe Gotha Industrial Park. The new facility in Spartanburg County will be approximately one million square feet and will be located on a site near John Dodd Road.

Amazon plans to begin hiring for the new fulfillment center later this year and the facility is expected to be operational this fall. Amazon Fulfillment Centers in South Carolina are operated by Amazon.com.dedc LLC.

[Original upload date: 01-31-12]