NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Apron today announced that it is expanding its fulfillment operations in New Jersey with the opening of a new 495,000 square foot fulfillment center in Linden. The company expects to employ over 2,000 people in the new facility when it opens and to continue hiring to meet its needs.
"We're excited to be expanding our presence in New Jersey and bringing full-time jobs to the Linden community. Our new fulfillment center will help improve the efficiency and capacity of our operations to meet strong customer demand," said Matt Salzberg, Blue Apron co-founder and CEO.
The Linden facility will be outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and a variety of employee amenities. The fulfillment center is currently under construction and slated to officially open for production later this year.
"We are thrilled that Blue Apron is investing in Linden with its new facility," said Linden Mayor Derek Armstead. "The company's decision to come here will be a boost for our local economy, providing much needed jobs to our area. We look forward to having Blue Apron as a partner in our community."
Blue Apron currently operates fulfillment centers in Jersey City, NJ, Arlington, TX, and Richmond, CA. In addition to its new Linden facility, the company also plans to open a new fulfillment center in Fairfield, CA in 2018.
Full-time employees at Blue Apron receive competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health care, 401(k) and numerous training and development programs. To learn more about employment opportunities in Blue Apron's fulfillment centers, visit www.blueapron.com/careers.
About Blue Apron, LLC
Launched in 2012, Blue Apron's mission is to make incredible home cooking accessible to everyone by delivering original recipes and fresh ingredients to customers nationwide. For more information, visit: http://www.blueapron.com.
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