Boeing's South Carolina facility is changing the way aircraft are built, with advanced production techniques and sending zero waste to landfills
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Boeing recently launched the latest video - Factory for the future - in its Innovation series highlighting employees' ingenuity and passion for developing innovations that help to solve difficult, real-world problems.
Backed by the initiative and commitment of its employees, Boeing has reduced the environmental impact of its factories and offices -- even as the company has experienced strong growth.
The August edition of Frontiers, the monthly Boeing magazine, features how big ideas from Boeing employees have created a smaller footprint for the aerospace leader and helped to achieve its environmental targets.
CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Boeing (NYSE: BA) made significant improvements in its environmental performance, even as total airplane deliveries increased by 50 percent from 2007 to 2012, the company announced today in its annual Environment Report.
Soon the skies will be cleaner, thanks to Boeing's ecoDemonstrator, an inaugural flight test program that's already improving airplane performance and bringing environmentally friendly technologies to life sooner.
Agreement includes sharing manufacturing knowledge, exploring automation opportunities
SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the BMW Group signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fiber recycling and share knowledge about carbon fiber materials and manufacturing.
Boeing and BMW are both pioneering the use of carbon fiber in their products. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is made up of 50 percent carbon fiber material and BMW will introduce two vehicles with passenger compartments made of carbon fiber in 2013. Recycling composite material at point of use and the end of product life is critical to both companies.
Educational programs certified at Santa Susana Field Laboratory
SIMI HILLS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing's (NYSE: BA) Santa Susana Field Laboratory, once a rocket engine testing and energy research facility for the federal government, recently received the Wildlife Habitat Council's prestigious Corporate Lands for Learning™ certification for providing public wildlife habitat preservation and restoration education programs.
SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Northwest salmon are closer to getting a much needed resting area for their annual migration down the industrial Duwamish Waterway now that Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun the initial rough grading that will start the construction for a new wildlife habitat.
20,000 pounds of humanitarian aid loaded on Ethiopian Airlines' third Dreamliner
EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) joined with Ethiopian Airlines and Seattle Anesthesia Outreach (SAO) to deliver approximately 20,000 pounds (9,000 kilograms) of medical supplies to Ethiopia's largest hospital. The delivery was made to Black Lion Hospital using Ethiopian's third 787 Dreamliner, marking the first time a Dreamliner has been used as part of Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flights program.