Boeing Hires New Workers In Anticipation Of Resumption Of 737 Max Production Written 3 March 2020


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Bloomberg reports that in the weeks before 737 MAX production was halted, executives from The Boeing Company “took a hard look at all the personnel who’d be left with little to do when the last jets rolled out of their Seattle-area factory,” and concluded that “the problem wasn’t that there’d be too many mechanics idly milling around for months on end, but rather too few of them.” The company has thus hired hundreds of workers – potentially a “big gamble” depending on whether projections for the resumption of 737 Max production are correct.
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