ST. CROIX, WI—Airworthy Aerospace Industries Inc., a manufacturer of aircraft interior components, is investing $4.6 million to expand its assembly plant here. The company is expected to create 45 new jobs.
PARIS—Airbus has developed “connected glasses” for technicians to wear on the A330 final assembly line. The glasses enable precise positioning—down to the millimeter—during the cabin installation marking process, when operators designate the exact location where seats and cabin furnishings should be affixed inside the aircraft.
WASHINGTON—The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers this week opened an organizing office in Mobile, AL, to provide support for Airbus workers interested in forming a union at the company’s soon-to-be-completed final assembly line.
NEWPORT, WA—A “very significant” explosion rocked the Zodiac Aerospace assembly here, toppling large pieces of machinery, lifting an entire floor off its foundation and seriously injuring five people, authorities said.