The Amazon Fulfillment Center on Staten Island, NY, is an 855,000 square-foot building. Amazon is a company that prides itself in fast responses to consumer requests. And their philosophy in building their fulfillment centers also centers around “fast”. The schedule of this project was very aggressive and the coordination with other trades was ongoing throughout.
Amazon Fulfillment Center
- Location: Staten Island, NY
- Year: 2017
- Tonnage: 8200 tons
This Amazon project is only one of many Amazon projects completed by Prodraft. These projects require and ability to adjust quickly to changes, while maintaining quality and schedule. This project consisted of approximately 1,000 columns, 10,000 beams and coordination of almost 4,000 joists as well as 12,000 holes in beams just for sprinkler pipes.
“By attracting the world’s top companies to New York, we are encouraging innovation and advancement, and further cementing the Empire State’s position at the forefront of the 21st century economy” – Amy Varghese, press secretary for Empire State Development.
“Amazon’s decision to establish the first state-of-the-art fulfillment center in New York affirms our position at the forefront of the growing global innovation economy, and this investment will create thousands of jobs and opportunities for the Staten Island community” – Gov. Andrew Cuomo