Boeing 777X

Sunday Headlines
9:51 am
Sun December 22, 2013

N.C. Cut From Boeing's List For 777x Plant

Charlotte and two other sites in North Carolina have lost out in their bids to win a new Boeing plant. The giant aircraft builder told state officials Friday that sites in Charlotte, Greensboro and Kinston were out of the running as sites for a plant to build the new 777X airliner.  

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Local News
9:45 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Carolinas, Other States To Boeing: Oh Oh, Pick Me!

In its factory in Monroe, Cyril Bath produces U-shaped parts for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Credit Michael Tomsic

“We've got just what you need.”

That's basically what Boeing is hearing this week from leaders in the Carolinas, Missouri, California and about a dozen other places. They're submitting bids to build Boeing's new 777X airplanes - and win the thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in investment that come with them.


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