"1st S.C.-made Boeing Dreamliner to roll out April 27" The Post and Courier Charleston April 5, 2012
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Charleston's The Post and Courier features an article entitled "1st S.C.-made Boeing Dreamliner to roll out April 27."
It provides a photo and details the company just released about the first plane to be completed in North Charleston.
Here is an excerpt from the April 5th article:
The rollout tells “the world that we did it,” according to Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell.
“When I think back to the days when we were huddled around that conference table, Boeing was just a hope,” McConnell said last week, referring to the summer 2009 meetings in the downtown law offices of Nexsen Pruet that brought Boeing to the Palmetto State. “This is the fulfillment of the reality ... that South Carolina could compete internationally in the aerospace industry.”
Read the complete article from The Post and Courier.
Nexsen Pruet attorneys played a key role in the negotiations between The Boeing Company and the State of South Carolina.
Led by Leighton Lord and Billy Wilkins, the firm’s Economic Development team, including Ric Tapp, Burnie Maybank and Stephanie Yarbrough worked with Boeing officials to negotiate the incentives package approved by the South Carolina legislature.