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Boeing to move all 787 Dreamliner
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Posted By: Pluperfect, 9/30/2020 3:21:06 AM

Boeing Co. will set plans this week to consolidate 787 Dreamliner assembly in South Carolina, people familiar with the matter said, ending production of that jetliner in Washington state as the coronavirus pandemic saps demand for aircraft. The decision carries significant implications for the Seattle-area economy and Boeing’s unionized workforce around Puget Sound. It wasn’t clear over what period of time the consolidation would play out, or how many employees might be affected by the move. Boeing could announce the plans as soon as this week, some of the people familiar with the matter said.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: GoodDeal 9/30/2020 3:35:59 AM (No. 557079)
That is so great for Boeing, great for SC and tough luck for Seattle.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: LadyVet 9/30/2020 4:55:15 AM (No. 557102)
Hopefully the Seattle facility is not firebombed in some of those peaceful protests. There is a price to be paid when local governments cannot maintain order so that businesses can function.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: PChristopher 9/30/2020 5:17:33 AM (No. 557108)
The politicians and the unions out there have only themselves to blame.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: sw penn 9/30/2020 5:21:01 AM (No. 557111)
Can aircraft line workers learn to code?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: mifla 9/30/2020 6:04:36 AM (No. 557128)
Not the first time SC has been on the receiving end of a company getting fed up with blue state policies.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 9/30/2020 6:41:04 AM (No. 557152)
I enjoy seeing large Blue state to Red state moves. Democrats can argue their philosophy until they turn blue (pun intended) but big business goes where the best business climate and best workers are. Congrats, SC.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: coldoc 9/30/2020 6:57:21 AM (No. 557159)
#3 is right on. Pols failed to deal with ridiculous traffic travel time between plants. The unions have milked boeing for many years.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JL80863 9/30/2020 8:21:06 AM (No. 557212)
This wasn't a snap decision on the part of Boeing. The World-wide pause in aircraft purchases provided the opportunity for them to make the move where benefits outweigh the drawbacks. Previous posters have identified the issues. The big driver is union demands vs. competitiveness. Unions never seen to get it. They kill themselves.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bobmadison 9/30/2020 8:50:08 AM (No. 557237)
Welcome South Brother. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Tenncon231 9/30/2020 9:25:33 AM (No. 557269)
Gov Inslee, you won another battle against capitalism, no love, we leave! Was it you or the “mayor” of Seattle Jenny Durkan that sealed the deal!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Zigrid 9/30/2020 9:25:41 AM (No. 557270)
Business people know who gets things done... in keeping with his promise to expand jobs... President Trump has scored another touchdown for the Boeing Co...I'm sure biden thinks he and obama had a hand in the move....if biden can think obama/biden turned over a booming economy to President Trump.... he will believe anything his handlers tell him..he should remember "he didn't build that"... remember?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 9/30/2020 9:51:36 AM (No. 557298)
Not surprising. I wonder how much of Boeing's production is still in China? Boeing has been stupidly teaching the Chinese how to manufacture modern airliners for years. Very, very stupid to help your enemy to advance.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Kafka2 9/30/2020 9:51:48 AM (No. 557299)
The state of Washington, and Seattle in particular, can thank their Democrat officials for this development. When rioters are free to run wild creating havoc and chaos, it is no wonder business that can move will move. It remains to be seen if the people wake up and vote the "Progressive" Democrats out or if they will continue to vote for them.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: DustDevil31 9/30/2020 10:01:24 AM (No. 557306)
L O N G time coming. Unions have been heavy handed in Seattle for years and Boeing started the South Carolina operation to pick up Seattle work when it dries up. Plus the lawlessness and Feckless Left Wing politics are Anti-Capitalist. Reap what you sow.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/30/2020 10:04:29 AM (No. 557313)
It certainly was the Summer of Love and Boeing isn't giving any to the liberal hippie mayor Jennie Durkan.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: hotcorner 9/30/2020 10:11:40 AM (No. 557320)
Liberals having the working man's back is a myth and a lie. Walk away and SERVE YOUR OWN INTERESTS. America First.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: TCloud 9/30/2020 10:29:33 AM (No. 557335)
No Law. No Order. No Peace. No Commerce, so long NW.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Starboard_side 9/30/2020 10:32:56 AM (No. 557339)
It would be nice to hear that Sen. Graham has been helping to bring those high-paying jobs to South Carolina. The people who vote in the State of Washington, particularly in Seattle area, have consistently shown they are anti-business over the last number of years. Besides, didn't Boeing move their corporate HQ to Chicago during the Obama admin? Well, according to Joe, they can all learn how to code, right? Oh wait, the Seattle area already has an abundance of people who can code.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Are You Serious 9/30/2020 10:42:14 AM (No. 557348)
South Carolina is clearly a safer place to live than Washington. There is a price to pay for electing politicians who do nothing in a crisis.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Ditto1958 9/30/2020 11:42:17 AM (No. 557411)
They need to get all their production moved out of liberal states and they will prosper
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Reply 21 - Posted by: swarfer 9/30/2020 4:08:04 PM (No. 557629)
It was always just a matter of time. When Boeing was fat they could afford the luxury of negotiation with hostile unions. Not anymore. Seattle is not the epicenter of hard working people. People can learn most skills relatively quickly today due to process simplification and semi-automation. Most are performing highly repetitive tasks so a dedicated, motivated, cooperative workforce is essential for profitability. The current political climate was likely a contributing factor.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Omen55 9/30/2020 4:08:13 PM (No. 557630)
To all of dem. LOL!!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 9/30/2020 5:56:45 PM (No. 557713)
Tell me again, Seattle voters....... do black lives matter?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Trigger2 9/30/2020 11:09:23 PM (No. 557902)
Seattle just got its comeuppance. Will they ever wake up?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: NotaBene 10/1/2020 1:37:35 AM (No. 558007)
It’s the unions, stupid. Seattle/Chaz already lost Boeing headquarters to Chicago years ago. Go break more Starbucks windows, peaceful Antifaz. You harvest what you sow. At least the statue of Lenin has not been affected by the Race Riots.
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