Boeing Opens US Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Boeing has opened a new 10,000m² research and technology centre in North Charleston, South Carolina aimed at developing advanced manufacturing techniques with a focus on composite fuselage and propulsion systems production.

Boeing has opened a new 10,000m² research and technology centre in North Charleston, South Carolina aimed at developing advanced manufacturing techniques with a focus on composite fuselage and propulsion systems production.

Boeing said the facility includes space for scientists and engineers to research and develop technologies in advanced production systems; non-destructive evaluation and inspection; production analytics and advanced test systems; structural repair technologies; electromagnetic effects; chemical technology; and composite fabrication and materials.

The centre’s leader Lane Ballard said: “The people and facilities we're introducing today will help us apply new technology and solutions to our products across the entire company faster and more efficiently than ever before.”

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