Boeing 737 MAX to be built in Renton, Wash.
Machinist Union officials told a news conference Wednesday in Seattle the Boeing 737 deal includes a four-year contract extension.
The¬†Boeing¬†Machinists union has announced a deal to build the 737 MAX in Renton, where 737s are currently assembled.
Union officials told a news conference Wednesday in Seattle the deal includes a four-year contract extension.
Boeing¬†announced the 737 MAX in August. It will have new engines to improve fuel efficiency and compete with the Airbus A320neo.¬†Boeing¬†did not announce where the 737 MAX would be assembled. The state of Washington launched a campaign to retain jobs.
Boeing¬†has more than 80,000 employees in Washington, mostly at the Renton factory and the widebody factory in Everett.