Boeing reached agreement with Vought Aircraft Industries to acquire its interest in Global Aeronautica, a fuselage subassembly facility in North Charleston that performs work on the 787. Contract enters Boeing and Alenia North America into a JV, with each assuming 50% control of GA, and allows Vought to continue 787 aft fuselage production at its nearby shop. "As a partner in the Global Aeronautica joint venture, Boeing will work with Alenia to apply proven lean manufacturing expertise to ...

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