Boeing expands Gresham plant

Boeing expands Gresham plant

Boeing invested more than $100 million in its expanded Gresham plant, adding jobs.

Already the aircraft manufacturer has added 350 workers at 19000 N.E. Sandy Blvd. since breaking ground two years ago on the new space.

The new jobs bring Boeing's Gresham employment to 1,800, a significant workforce in a state that lost manufacturing operations during the recession. Workers make parts from aluminum, steel, titanium, magnesium and other specialized metals for Boeing "7-series" planes such as the 787 Dreamliner.


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