Boeing has opened its $1 billion 777X composite wing manufacturing center in Everett, Washington. The manufacturer announced the facility in February 2014 after securing a new labor contract with 30,000 Boeing factory workers in the Seattle area represented by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM). It broke ground on the facility later that year. Boeing said the building required approximately 4.2 million hours of construction time. The facility ...

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