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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Boeing Expands for 737 MAX, 787 Production

Boeing is expanding its manufacturing facility in Canada to allow for production of components for its 737 MAX and 787 Dreamliner. Boeing will add 150,000 square feet to the facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. 
(737 MAX computer generated rendering. Photo, courtesy of Boeing.)
The facility will mainly be used to construct the one-piece composite acoustic inner barrel on the engine nacelle inlet for the 737 MAX. The first 737 MAX flight is scheduled for 2016, with deliveries to customers beginning in 2017. 

"Boeing Canada Winnipeg has a great future ahead in support of unprecedented production rates," said Kevin Bartelson, general manager, Boeing Canada Winnipeg.

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