The facility will build the BE-4 engine that Blue Origin expects to finish developing later this year.
Blue Origin designed and builds its initial rocket engines, the liquid hydrogen-fueled BE-3 engines, at its Kent headquarters.
The BE-4 will use liquefied natural gas.
The BE-4 will be used on the New Glenn Rocket.
Two BE-4 engines will power the first stage of the Vulcan rocket being developed by United Launch Alliance (ULA), the Boeing/Lockheed Martin joint venture.