August 2007
Volume 06, Issue 04
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COMMERCIAL AIRPLANES

Global—and personal

Last month, the commercial airline industry looked to Everett, Wash., to see the future at the 787 Dreamliner Premiere. In an event that was both a global celebration and a personal experience, customers, manufacturers, suppliers, government officials and aviation enthusiasts greeted the new Boeing airplane with thunderous applause and praise.

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Global—and personal TIM STAKE photo
   

Can you dig it?

To support forthcoming customer needs, the Boeing Skin & Spar facility in Frederickson, Wash., is significantly improving processes, modifying its factory and investing in new technologies.

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Can you dig it?

Go with the flow

In pursuit of aggressive customer-support goals, the Material Management organization of Commercial Airplanes is using Lean processes and tools that are commonly found in factories.

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Go with the flow Bob Ferguson photo

Customers come first

Integrated Defense Systems’ Support Systems and Commercial Airplanes’ Commercial Aviation Services have teamed to find synergies and common practices. The goal: Fulfill Boeing’s strategy of providing a wide array of value-added products and services that help all its military customers operate more efficiently and cost-effectively.

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Customers come first Ed Turner photo