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Manufacturing

Mar 26, 2018

Boeing delivers 1st 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines

Boeing S.C. delivered its first 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines amid cheers Sunday night outside of Boeing’s delivery center in North Charleston. The first customer delivery of a new Boeing jet is a big deal on its own, culminating years of planning and marketing efforts, facility and tooling preparations[...]

Mar 19, 2018

Volvo Cars gears up for mass hiring, production

Volvo Cars has started producing prototypes of its new S60 sedan in Berkeley County, to prepare for full production by the end of the year. Those test cars will never make it to market; rather, they help new hires learn how to make the vehicles ahead of having to produce them in real time. The […]

Mar 16, 2018

Automotive plants spark supplier expansions

The Lowcountry attracted two major investments from automakers in 2015, and as those projects get closer to coming online, the state’s automotive supplier base continues to expand. Sweden-based Volvo Cars will begin production of the new S60 sedan at its new campus in Berkeley County in the fourth quarter. Germany-based Me[...]