BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Gov. Edwards and Amazon announced the company’s latest robotics fulfillment center in the capital city. This new development is expected to bring over 1,000 jobs and a $200 million capital to the city.

The Amazon robotics fulfillment center will include contemporary robotics technology, inventory, and shipping operations in a multi-level building.

“Louisiana has a long and storied history as a leading state for the shipping and transport of goods,” said Gov. John Bel Edwards. “Today’s announcement by Amazon reveals a new chapter in that history, as Baton Rouge will now be home to a state-of-the-art Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center. I am proud to welcome this new investment to Louisiana’s Capital Region, and I thank Amazon for its continued investment in our great state.”

The hiring of most employees for Amazon’s Baton Rouge fulfillment center will begin in summer 2022, approximately three months prior to the launch of the facility. To keep up-to-date with career opportunities at Amazon in Baton Rouge, visit