Boeing South Carolina News

Boeing plans to appeal NLRB decision allowing some South Carolina employees to vote to unionize

A small group of South Carolina Boeing employees will vote on whether or not to join the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union at the end of the month.

STEM Fair gets students, families involved in science

E.B. Ellington Elementary School in Ravenel hosted a STEM Fair last month to highlight student’s science accomplishments in District 23 and to further “engage students and their families” into science.

Boeing unveils prototype to replace Air Force's `Huey' fleet

Boeing recently unveiled its MH-139 helicopter in the competition to replace the U.S. Air Force’s UH-1N “Huey” fleet that protects intercontinental ballistic missiles and transports U.S. government and security forces.

Boeing delivers Korean Air's first 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing has delivered Korean Airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner, making the Seoul-based carrier the first based in its nation to operate the 787-9 Dreamliner in the country.

New 787-10 Dreamliner debuts at Boeing South Carolina

The Boeing  787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 Dreamliner family, debuted recently at Boeing South Carolina.

Chamber leader says Boeing vote will benefit region

In an Op-Ed piece, Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Bryan Derreberry said a Feb. 15 "no" vote on having Boeing's eligible assembly workers unionize will benefit the region.

SC labor law expert lauds Boeing for 'impressive' job ahead of union vote

Boeing did an impressive job in the lead up to its machinists voting overwhelmingly against the formation of a union in South Carolina, according to one labor lawyer. 

Boeing, NanoRacks partner to develop new space station airlock

Boeing and NanoRacks will partner to develop the first privately funded commercial airlock, enabling America to potentially triple the number of small satellites it can deploy from the International Space Station (ISS) during a single airlock cycle.

Full text of President Trump's remarks at Boeing SC

"That’s what we do in America –- we dream of things, and then we build them.  We turn vision into reality, and we will be doing a lot more of that, believe me, in the months and years to come." -- President Donald J. Trump at Boeing's North Charleston, SC facility on 2/17/17

IAM vote at Boeing was driven by union 'bosses in Washington State,' says national labor expert

"This was a big statement by the workers in Charleston that they aren’t buying what IAM bosses are selling," said Mark Mix, president, National Right to Work Committee.

IAM suffers stinging defeat as Boeing workers reject union

After a hard-fought battle, in which Lowcountry airwaves have been filled with ads for weeks, Boeing workers rejected the International Association of Machinists' (IAM) efforts to unionize the aerospace company's North Charleston, SC plant.

Impact of Wednesday's union vote at Boeing SC to be felt throughout Lowcountry

While most Lowcountry voters will have to wait until later this year to cast their vote in local Elections, a sizable group will head to the polls this Wednesday.That’s the date that has been set for an election for many Boeing employees to vote on whether or not to join the International Association of Machinists labor union.

Is President Trump visiting Boeing's North Charleston plant this Friday?

An advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration has the Lowcountry abuzz over a possible visit from President Donald J. Trump to Boeing's facility in North Charleston, SC this Friday.

Boeing launches 3rd satellite for Asian TV services provider

Boeing has placed a satellite built for ABS (Asia Broadcast Satellite) into commercial service, providing enhanced direct-to-home television services to customers in Africa, the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, South Asia and South East Asia.

Boeing extends condolences in wake of Kyrgyzstan crash

Boeing recently extended its condolences to the families of those who were killed in the Flight TK6491 accident near Manas Airport Kyrgyzstan, operated by ACT Airlines.

Boeing hits several airplane program milestones in 2016

Boeing recorded strong commercial delivery in 2016, achieving several program milestones.

Boeing to provide Indian airline with up to 205 jets

Boeing, which operates facilities in South Carolina, recently reached a deal with India-based SpiceJet for up to 205 airplanes.

Trident CEO Council raising its profile in support of key regional business issues

Fresh off its successful push to pass the new Charleston County half cent sales tax, the Trident CEO Council is looking to continue to raise its profile on key local business issues in 2017.

Civic engagement and events highlight Citadel's 2016 Leadership Day

The members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets study leadership and ethics in the classroom operate a leadership laboratory where they manage the undergraduate student body of The Citadel throughout the school year.

Boeing’s Smith to speak at industry conference Aug. 10

Boeing, with a strong manufacturing presence in South Carolina, recently announced that Greg Smith, CFO and EVP of corporate development and strategy, will speak at New York City’s Jefferies Industrials Conference at 9:20 a.m. Aug. 10.

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