On March 24, 2016, Amazon. com, Inc. announced plans to open a state-of-the-art fulfillment center within LPKC. This facility will create approximately 1000 full-time hourly positions, plus several more managerial and support roles. Employees the the 800,000-plus sq. ft. fulfillmant center will pick, pack and ship large items to customers such as big-screen televisions or kayaks. Full-time employees at Amazon receive competitive hourly wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, 401(k) and company stock awards starting on day one, as well as generous leave benefits. Click here to download a copy of the March press release.