Aerospace has always lagged the automobile industry when it comes to automation and robotically aided assembly, but with the coming debut of the 777X and 737 MAX Boeing sees an unparalleled opportunity to introduce more of this technology on both its widebody and single-aisle product lines. The improved processes are being introduced as part of plans to streamline 777 and 737 production in advance of the next-generation models. The biggest change will be on the 777 line, where Boeing is ...

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