Paint hangar rounds out Boeing’s 787 production in North Charleston

The Post and Courier
David Wren
December 16, 2016

The giant paint hangar Boeing opened along International Drive on Thursday completes the company’s plan to build a “freezer-to-flight” campus for its local 787 production line.

From raw materials that are frozen until needed for fuselage construction to the time a customer flies one of the wide-bodies home, the entire nose-to-tail assembly process will now take place at the North Charleston facility.

No longer will Boeing South Carolina have to send its Dreamliners to other sites around the country for their paint jobs.

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