Kroger and Ocado Break Ground in Ohio on U.S.’s First-Ever Robotic Warehouse

The Kroger Co., America’s largest grocery retailer, and U.K.-based Ocado, one of the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailers, are launching America’s first state-of-the-art automated customer fulfillment center (CFC) in Monroe, Ohio.

The $55 million, 335,000-square-foot CFC is expected to generate more than 400 jobs. The partnership was announced in May of 2018, broke ground on June 12, 2019, and is expected to be operational in spring 2021.

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Originally published July 19, 2019.

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