Why Boeing came to Charleston and how 787 consolidation could impact SC aerospace – Charleston Post Courier
On Thursday, Boeing made the highly anticipated announcement that, under the financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic, its 787 Dreamliner program was being consolidated at one site.
The surviving assembly line will be North Charleston, as was expected, and 787 operations in Everett, Wash., will eventually close.
In Washington state, the move has been perceived by labor leaders and some state officials as a mistake and an insult. In South Carolina, business leaders and politicians frame…