Boeing yesterday announced that it will place a second 787 final assembly line in North Charleston, S.C., rather than near Seattle, which Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh said would allow the manufacturer "to continue building on the synergies we have established in South Carolina with Boeing Charleston and Global Aeronautica," adding in a not-so-veiled jab at the International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers that the company is "taking prudent steps to ...

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