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Amazon Buys Old Printing Plant to Bulldoze

About 20 miles south, Amazon is doing the same thing.

On Oct. 19, Amazon paid $63 million for a 63-year-old plant in California.

The facility formerly printed the Orange County Register newspaper.

The plant will be demolished and replaced with a 112,485-square-foot "last-mile" distribution center in Santa Ana to serve the Orange County community. 

About 20 miles south, Amazon is doing the same thing in Mission Viejo. 

The online giant purchased an old recreational vehicle storage facility and is building another "last-mile" warehouse. 

According to Amazon, it now has more than 75 fulfillment centers that employ some 125,000 full-time employees.

Amazon plans to eventually open more than 1,500 small delivery hubs to offer one-day delivery to more areas across the U.S.

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