Boeing’s first South Carolina production venture beyond the 787 is the company’s recently developed propulsion facility, which is rapidly ramping up manufacturing of engine nacelle inlets for the 737 MAX. Propulsion South Carolina is also designing the nacelle fan cowl for the MAX, the nacelle for the 777X and working on an advanced thrust reverser concept for flight tests in 2018. Located near Ladson, about 10 mi. from Boeing South Carolina’s 787 production site, the ...

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