Boeing said yesterday that it has reached agreement to purchase Vought Aircraft Industries' facility in North Charleston, S.C., that builds the 787's aft fuselage sections. It will pay Vought $580 million for the plant and relieve the company of its obligations to repay advances previously made by Boeing, which will take over all of the plant's assets and inventory and assume full control and operation of the site. Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Scott Carson said bringing the ...

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