Boeing contract will create Oregon jobs


In a huge win for the Pacific Northwest, Boeing won a $35 billion contract with the Air Force to build aerial tankers.

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In a huge win for the Pacific Northwest, Boeing won a $35 billion contract with the Air Force to build aerial tankers.

The project is expected to create 300 new jobs.

A Boeing statement in December said the company “works with more than 300 independent suppliers and vendors in Oregon on a number of projects, and we’re proud that our business in the state supports hundreds of jobs.

Currently, Boeing has 1,552 employees in Oregon and works with nearly 307 suppliers/vendors, delivering a total $177 million in annual economic impact, the company said.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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