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Boeing 777X to bring more jobs to Everett

Boeing broke ground in Everett on Tuesday for the new 777X composite wing facility. Employment on the 777X line will be about 10 percent greater than on the 777 today. On hand for ceremony are from left, Eric Lindblad, Boeing’s vice president for the 777X wing; Ray Stephanson, mayor of Everett, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray; Ray Conner, Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief; U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell; and Maia Bellon, director of the state’s Department of Ecology.

Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times

Boeing broke ground in Everett on Tuesday for the new 777X composite wing facility. Employment on the 777X line will be about 10 percent greater than on the 777 today. On hand for ceremony are from left, Eric Lindblad, Boeing’s vice president for the 777X wing; Ray Stephanson, mayor of Everett, U.S. Sen. Patty Murray; Ray Conner, Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief; U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell; and Maia Bellon, director of the state’s Department of Ecology.

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