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B/E Aerospace opens up shop in Washington State

Although a cost-cutting drive at aircraft-interiors supplier B/E Aerospace has shrunk its presence at some locations in the U.S. and overseas, it’s doubling down in Washington state to support Boeing’s planned production ramp-up.


April 1, 2016
By The Seattle Times

The last piece of a major consolidation clicked into place over the Christmas holiday, when the final group of more than 300 employees moved down Interstate 5 from an older, leased plant in Marysville into a new $35 million building in Everett.

“We wanted to be close in support of Boeing,” said Trevor Skelly, vice president and general manager at B/E’s flight-structures unit in Everett. “It allows us to react quickly to any emergent needs on their product line and to collaborate easily with Boeing on next-generation products. | READ MORE