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Amazon shows off robotics in newly opened Sparrows Point warehouse

Amazon shows off robotics in newly opened Sparrows Point warehouse

Employees of Amazon’s newest Baltimore-area warehouse work alongside a fleet of robots to store, select, pack and ship hundreds of thousands of orders each day to send to consumers’ doorsteps.

On Tuesday, the e-commerce giant marked the official opening of the state-of-the-art fulfillment center on the site of the former Sparrows Point steel mill in eastern Baltimore County, showing off a facility the size of 13 football fields to state and county officials. The facility, a centerpiece of the Tradepoint Atlantic e-commerce and manufacturing re-development, employs 2,000 people.

The center is one of dozens Amazon operates around the country that use robots for efficiency,...

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