What Charleston (SC) Says about Boeing and Aerospace

July 8, 2010 at 12:38 pm Leave a comment

“Charleston is fast becoming known as a center for commercial aircraft manufacturing, with a focus on advanced composite materials, precision metal parts and systems integration. In fact, Boeing recently broke ground on its second 787 Dreamliner assembly operation on a 240-acre campus near the Charleston International Airport. This new facility will join two existing operations where thousands of Boeing employees currently perform fabrication, assembly and systems installation for the 787 aft and mid-body fuselage. Boeing expects to begin production in the new plant in 2011.Boeing is one of a growing number of manufacturers and suppliers drawn to Charleston by its unique combination of major port facilities, pro-business climate, skilled workforce and highly desirable lifestyle.” Read more here.

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