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3:24 am on Sunday August 2, 2009

Boeing takes over Vought plant; Workers ask union to go

Image by 20090802boeing.gif On Thursday Boeing announced it had finished its $580 million takeover of the North Charleston Vought plant. By the next day a significant ammount of employees filed paperwork that could break ties with the Machinists...
4:54 am on Wednesday July 8, 2009

Seeking to quell paralyzing strikes, Boeing could expand its new Charleston home

Image by BoeingImage by 20090708-boeing.jpgBoeing's recent takeover of local manufacturing for the 787 Dreamliner is fueling speculation that the company could expand local operations into full-scale assembly of the 787. Read more stories on this...
7:00 am on Thursday June 12, 2008

Local Boeing woes thanks to complicated supply chain

Image by VoughtImage by 20080612vought.jpg An aft fuselage for a 787 is seen partly completed at Vought's North Charleston facility. The 787's production has been a global race to get parts completed on time. Construction of the highly praised 787...