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Thornton Business News

Thornton Business Spotlight

Spotlight On: Amazon Robotics and Fulfillment Center

2019 City of Thornton Industrial/Office Company of the Year Award Winner

Seattle-based, Inc, is an American technology company focusing on e-commerce, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.

Founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994, Amazon is now the largest e-commerce marketplace and cloud computing platform in the world. It started out as an online bookstore but later expanded to sell video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, jewelry, and much more.

Amazon Robotics and Fulfillment Center (DEN3) located in Thornton, is a small-item center that distributes hundreds of thousands of items per day. They began operations in 2018 and currently employ 2,500+ people.