The head of the AFP machine is seen at Electroimpact in Mukilteo.
Mukilteo-based aerospace-engineering firm Electroimpact has won the contract to build the automated fiber placement machines that Boeing will use to produce the 777X’s giant carbon-fiber composite wings.
Artsy wide angle of Boeing's work on Everett plant doors
Making body armor from surplus Boeing carbon-fiber tape
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