Boeing plans to ramp up 737 production in Renton

Boeing 737
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Puget Sound Business Journal reports that Renton Mayor Denis Law has been told by Boeing leadership that the company is planning to increase its 737 production rate by 63 planes per month. The company would raise production for each of the Renton factory’s three assembly lines to 21 jets, however Boeing staff indicated they were unlikely to increase production until the suppliers had sufficient capacity to do so. Read the full story here.

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Mike Richards grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA with a degree in Multiplatform Journalism and a minor in Public Relations. He wrote and published articles at Pittsburgh’s NPR station covering a variety of topics.


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