Boeing breaks ground on 777X wing facility

Aug 15, 2014 | 12:38 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  Boeing, Ray Conner, 777X wing, Everett plant, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, BCA, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, IAM Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

LOS ANGELES — Boeing Co. has broken ground on a facility to build the composite wing of the new 777X.

The company’s Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) subsidiary is demolishing an administrative complex in Everett, Wash., and replacing it with a 1.3-million-square-foot plant that will house what the company said will be three of the world’s largest autoclaves to cure carbon fiber material for the 777X wing.....

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